Salesforce System Administrator

21 days ago
  • Location

    College Park, Maryland, United States

  • Role

    Administrator

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Salary

    $62,750 - $119,979

Position Number:
125076

Functional

Category Status:
33-Exempt Regular

Applicant Search Category:
Staff

University Authorized FTE:
1

Unit:
DIT-Division of Information Technology

Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Background Checks

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.



Vaccine Protocol

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.



Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The University of Maryland is seeking a Salesforce System Administrator who will lead the ongoing development and configuration of our Salesforce deployment. The successful candidate will have a record of success in improving processes and adoption using the Force.org or Force.com platform. We are seeking someone with excellent technical and communication skills who can interface directly with internal stakeholders; understand their needs; configure and customize the platform in order to meet new/changing business requirements. This position will be responsible for ensuring that we are maximizing efficiency and capitalizing on all the features and benefits of the system based on various departmental needs. This position will promote adoption, keep current on new releases and AppExchange solutions, and act as the primary contact and a subject matter expert on complex and/or critical system issues and processes for UMD’s Salesforce CRM environment.

The Salesforce Administrator will be responsible for executing on the day-to-day configuration, support, maintenance and improvement of our Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) platform, ensuring that it works seamlessly across the organization and captures all required information.

Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;

and

at least 3 years’ experience performing work developing, configuring or implementing Salesforce, including 2 years’ experience as a Salesforce Administrator.

CERTIFICATION

Salesforce ADM201

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Demonstrated knowledge of Salesforce Sales, Service and Marketing Cloud products.

Strong understanding of Salesforce.com best practices and functionality.

Ability to build custom apps and objects, formula fields, workflows, custom views, and other content of intermediate complexity.

Strong data management abilities.

Ability to drive projects to completion.

Ability to understand and articulate complex requirements.

Ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests.

Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.

Ability to communicate effectively orally, and in writing at all levels of the organization.

Ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.

Preferences:
  • Experience with Salesforce in higher-ed or non-profit sector
  • Experience working in a SCRUM or agile environment
  • Understanding of the HEDA architecture
  • Additional Salesforce certifications
  • Minimum 5 years experience designing and implementing new processes
  • Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on Salesforce.org and all upstream and downstream applications, systems and processes user adoption.
  • Experience in data migration and integration, and knowledge on data migration strategies and tools like Informatica
  • Experience with creating, managing, debugging APEX triggers and use of SOQL queries

Additional Certifications:

Additional Information:
  • This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Job Risks
Not Applicable to This Position

Physical Demands
Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards. Some periods of time may be spent in computer/server rooms.

Posting Date:
11/12/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled
Yes

Best Consideration Date
12/03/2021

Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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