Presentation on theme: "NJIT Student Employment Management System (SEMS) EDUCAUSE 2005 Presented by: Kathy J. Bialk, Director of Student Financial Aid Services Haresh Gopal, Acting."— Presentation transcript:
NJIT Student Employment Management System (SEMS) EDUCAUSE 2005 Presented by: Kathy J. Bialk, Director of Student Financial Aid Services Haresh Gopal, Acting Director of University Information Services
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About NJIT NJIT — New Jersey’s Science & Technology University — maintains “the edge in knowledge” that enables us to be innovative, entrepreneurial, and engaged. Offers baccalaureate through PhD. degrees in engineering and technology disciplines, computer and information science, architecture, management, applied sciences, mathematics and biotechnology. 8,000+ students
About Student Employment Student employment became a major function and responsibility of the Student Financial Aid Services Department (SFAS) fall 2002. SFAS processes approx. 4,000 student employment assignments annually totaling $8.5 million Federal Work-study: $.5 million Institutional Work-study: $ 2.5 million Stipend: $ 5.5 million
SEMS Overview Facilitates efficient and effective coordination of campus resources to serve the needs of students, campus employers and administrative offices, as well as assists the university in meeting employment regulatory requirements.
SEMS Enterprise Integration Strategies – Key Participants Design, testing, debugging and implementation: Student Financial Aid Services 2 Senior University Information Services staff members (contributing approximately ¼ FTE) 2 part-time graduate students User Acceptance: Feed-back sessions, On-site training
SEMS Enterprise Integration Strategies - Scope Various Users Utilizes existing enterprise administrative systems data – SIS, HRS & FRS User access entry through web portal interface Integration ultimately achieved through a complement of web services technologies – Java Server Pages (JSP), Java, Apache Tomcat Servlet engine, JDBC application program interface software, Connx middleware and NJIT directory database.
SEMS Enterprise Integration Strategies – Support & Funding Presented and approved by Senior Management and Associate Provost/CIO Presented to SIS Users Project Subcommittee for approval and prioritization Source of funding for graduate student wages were shared by both SFAS & UIS Partially implemented fall 2002, fully implemented fall 2004; SEMS v. 2 deployed fall 2005
Leveraged investment in legacy system No added expense for software purchase Utilizing existing software and open-source technology Nominal cost to fund “student” employee to work with NJIT staff to develop SEMS SFAS performing student employment functions more efficiently and effectively with 1.5 FTE staff person More satisfied campus-community Benefits
SEMS Functional – 3 Role Based Modules Student Employer Administrative
SEMS Security All users must have a valid University Computing Identification (UCID) and password to access the NJIT web portal Use of UCID is promoted to NJIT students, faculty and staff & supports the integration strategy developed by UIS
SEMS – Employer Module Post jobs Manage Jobs Deactivate, Activate, Repost Delegate Authority of Jobs or Applications Manage Applications Review applications Search/review by Major, Class, Federal Work-study eligibility or by key word (advanced search) Shortlist, Offer, Reject Rehire, Pay rate Change Final confirmation for employment authorization On-line Help
SEMS – Administrative Module Admin Semester Dates Job Role Job Categories Application Questions Student Search Clone a Job Letter of Employment for International Students to Apply for Social Security Number
SEMS Enterprise Integration Strategies TechnologySolutions AuthenticationDirectory server LDAP Programming LanguagesJava, JSP, XML
Technical Infrastructure Integration Strategy Adaptable, flexible & supports a reusable software development methodology Technologies supporting strategy have been in practice for several years & have created much operational efficiency Legacy systems lifecycle have been extended due to the implementation of integration technologies
Special Thanks & Credit To NJIT Students Anupama Putcha – M.S. Computer Science ’02 Siby Alappatt – M.S. Computer Science ’03 Ping Peng – M.S. Computer Science ’04 Lovina Dadlani – M.S. Computer Science – 2 nd year graduate Sapan Parikh – M.S. Computer Science – 1 st year graduate