IES Abroad
  • Information Technology
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Status: Full-time, exempt
Schedule: M-F, 8.30a.m. 4.30p.m Central Time, including evening and weekend work as needed
Reports to: Director of IT Product Management
Direct reports: None
Start date: ASAP
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

About us:

Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 8,000 study abroad students every year.

From our headquarters in Chicago to our 140+ study abroad programs in 85 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences. We work at IES Abroad because we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go abroad - especially in a fun, safe, and superior academic and cultural environment.

We believe so strongly in the power of our program, that we actively recruit students from diverse populations and provide more than $4 million in scholarships year after year. We are proud that our students are as diverse and exciting as the countries we study.

We're not ashamed to admit, we're a little bit obsessed with study abroad.

Summary of position:

The Information Technology Product Specialist is a business area subject matter expert responsible for maintaining, administering and supporting business applications at IES Abroad. In this role, you will manage projects, products and process.  This role is required to increase business systems value to the functional business area from an information technology perspective, to ensure proper business systems usage, and to assist the organization in optimizing its investment in business systems technology. 

The Information Technology Product Specialist will support and document product strategy recommendations, perform business systems administration, execute change requests, document business requirements and functional specifications and facilitate user group and design discussions as well as be the interface between internal and external partners (e.g. IES Information Technology, IES Internal Business Functions, and External Vendors). 

Experience & Qualifications/Skills:

  • Experience administering and supporting business systems applications required and Campus Management Product Suite helpful
  • Demonstrable track record of successfully planning, deploying, administering, supporting and facilitating new product launches
  • Excellent presentation, communication, technical and business writing skills
  • Solid IT business acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive project and task performance status reports and project performance artifacts
  • Must have strong attention to detail

Education Licenses and/or Certifications etc.:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Background Check:

A background check may be conducted, based on responsibilities, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply:

All applicants should submit an application including a cover letter and resume clicking 'Apply Now' at the right hand side of this page.

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