Job Location:
Workday USA Offices

Your work days are brighter here.

At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That’s why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don’t need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it’s what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.

About the Team

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they’re doing. At Workday, we’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

About the Role

The Student Consultant will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of Workday’s Student solution and will typically focus support in one or more areas including Academic Foundation, Student Recruiting and Admissions, Curriculum Management, Student Records, Academic Advising, Financial Aid, Scholarships and Awards, and Student Financials. They work with customers to understand their challenges, business goals and requirements. Using Workday’s implementation methodology, the Student Consultant will design, configure and test the Workday solution. The Consultant will work with and provide status updates to the Engagement Manager assigned to their project. Job may be located anywhere in the continental United States within reasonable distance to a major airport.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience implementing Student solutions in the Higher Education sector
  • Previous consulting experience with a consulting / software company desired
  • Experience using and/or implementing Workday Student Financial Aid and/or Student Financials
  • Experience with at least one of the following functional areas or business units:

– Student Financials/Billing, Student Accounts, Bursar’s Office

– Financial Aid

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a higher education environment or with higher education clients
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Passion for customer service
  • Functional and technical software experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Business analysis and requirements gathering abilities
  • Strong dedication to project ownership
  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training
  • Ability to thrive in an atmosphere of change with an evolving product and methodology
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to demo product functionality
  • Aptitude for creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to travel 50% or more of the time

More about Workday for Education & Government:

Workday for Higher Education:


Workday Student Product Overview:


Workday Student (YouTube):


About You

  • Become a specialist in one or more areas of the Workday Student product suite
  • Working with our Higher Education Customers, you will:
  • Become familiar with the touchpoints between Workday Student and other areas of the Workday product suite
  • Gather client business requirements
  • Configure the Workday solution to help improve the user and student experience
  • Demonstrate the configurations through the development of prototype systems
  • Assist the client in testing the Workday solution
  • Assist the integration consulting team in configuring and testing integrations between Workday and third-party/custom solutions
  • Understand the Workday Implementation Methodology and use it on all engagements
  • Work with the client to help convert legacy data into Workday
  • Partner with the Engagement Manager to plan project activities and time frames, and ensure project works is tracked and produced on time and within budget
  • Ensure the client is referenceable once the system is in production
  • Work with internal team members to ensure compliance with agreed to project quality checkpoints
  • Identify opportunities for enhanced service offerings
  • Participate in update training and other events to share product skills with other consultants
  • Provide the Engagement Manager with status reports and keep him/her apprised of overall project status
  • Acquire and maintain Workday product certification(s)

As a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact [email protected] to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.

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Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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