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Application Support Specialist, Arizona Global

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Administrative Assistants

Posting Number: req9948

Department: Arizona Global

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Want to make a Global impact? Join our team of more than 100 employees representing every region of the world. Arizona Global is the driving force for the University of Arizona's international engagement and education. We are creating new opportunities, advancing cutting-edge learning modalities, and leading the field in international collaboration, research, and innovation in higher education.

International Student Services - an office of Arizona Global - strives to provide unparalleled support to international students, from admission through graduation and beyond. We are seeking a qualified candidate for an Application Support Specialist to assist us in this mission. This position will report to the Business Analyst, Sr and assist the on-going technical needs of students and staff interfacing through the international student and scholar software, sunapsis and client-facing portal, MyGlobal. This position will provide support to all aspects of sunapsis development, including application front-end development and technical support for end users.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities


  • Acts as a primary contact for sunapsis technical support questions and requests from users
  • Liaises with University IT staff and software vendors to resolve technical issues
  • Provides on-going maintenance and support for development of sunapsis e-forms and checklists
  • Provides quality control of client-facing interface, including language consistency across e-forms, accessible content in Plain English, and adherence to University of Arizona brand standards
  • Provides training to new users that covers system functionality and best practices
  • Assists with creation of business process documentation
  • Builds and runs sunapsis Custom Reports as needed
  • Tests software functionality, upgrades and enhancements
  • Monitors online web pages for consistency and usability, recommending changes as necessary
  • Provides secondary support for maintaining and updating International Student Services website through Drupal

Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of automated and manual management information systems
  • Knowledge of HTML and Drupal
  • Knowledge of analytical reporting with Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of forms design and procedures development
  • Knowledge of communicating technical information to technical and non-technical users
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience AND one year of relevant work experience required, OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with sunapsis
  • Experience with University of Arizona data systems
  • Experience working with international students in higher education
  • Experience in a customer service environment with an emphasis in resolving computer and other technology problems
  • Excellent communication and analysis skills

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Information Technology

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $18.27 - $22.12

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

IT Support

Job Function

Information Technology

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Lara Pfaff (

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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