Job Location:
Main Campus

It’s a great time to join Marymount University!  We are looking for faculty and staff who are passionate about providing excellent service to ensure a high quality student experience and collaborative working environment.

Status: Full-time
Target Weekly Hours : 40
Location: Main Campus
Benefits Eligibility : Yes

Job Summary:

Are you passionate about using technology to support the financial and accounting needs of a diverse and inclusive academic community? Do you have the skills and experience to lead or contribute to the administration and configuration of the Workday Student Information System at Marymount University? If so, we invite you to apply for the Workday Student System Analyst position.

This is on campus-based position is on our beautiful campus in Arlington, Virginia, where you will enjoy a fun and positive work environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and innovation. You will also benefit from our generous compensation and benefits package, as well as our commitment to professional development and work-life balance.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partners with business process administrators and technical support staff to enforce data quality standards.
  • Coordinate with functional units to design and maintain testing strategies for continuous improvement during new release cycles; maintain documentation of new features and functionality.
  • Coordinate with business process administrators to execute test plans during formal test periods for every Workday update.  Write test scripts using cutting edge tools.  Build regression and acceptance test scenarios working closely with business process owners.
  • Monitor Workday Community for new release functionality.  Coordinate with other business units to make required configuration/ content / reporting / integration changes.  Analyze and manage Workday releases, assess impacts including architecting, configuring, prototyping, testing and deploying updates.
  • Troubleshoot system problems, determine root cause, and implement solutions.
  • Create custom reports, dashboards.
  • Participate in the design, configuration, and testing of integrations between Workday and external systems using Workday tools.
  • Monitor system for problems and identify and implement corrective and preventive measures.
  • Leverage business knowledge and expertise to identify and recommend opportunities for process improvements, advise stakeholders on options, risks and any impacts on other processes or systems.
  • Ensure secure, end-user access and data integrity across the Workday platform.
  • Participate in the change management and go live support processes during upgrades and implementation of new functionality.
  • Understand Workday security including adjusting domains and security groups.
  • Support critical system maintenance and daily operational tasks within Workday.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience sufficient to enable the candidate to perform the duties of the position


  • 2-5 years of Workday specific experience, preferably in a higher education setting
  • Working knowledge of student information systems business practices
  • Experience managing a portfolio of projects simultaneously
  • Expertise in higher education functional areas preferred (e.g., Human Resources, Finance, Registration, Admissions, Financial Aid, Development)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – including the ability to impart ideas in both technical and user-friendly language, demonstrating natural ease and effectiveness working across levels and teams with varying levels of ambiguity or uncertainty
  • Strength and experience building relationships and collaborating across lines of difference, balancing stakeholders needs, managing expectations, and leading/owning cross-team projects with great attention to detail

Marymount University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Marymount University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected bases under applicable federal and local laws and regulations in any of its programs or its activities, including employment and admission.  The university also expressly prohibits any form of sex discrimination and sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation and stalking in any of its programs or activities, including employment and admission.  For more information, please visit:  https://marymount.edu/student-life/health-wellness/title-ix-2/