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SalesForce Architect

Bellevue University Bellevue, NE

Job Description

Bellevue University is seeking an outgoing and team oriented SalesForce Architect with experience collaborating with multiple departments within an organization.

The ideal candidate must enjoy working closely with the administrative departments creating a partnership focused on their needs.  They will assist with, but not limited to, creating system processes, identifying and modifying system improvements and system maintenance.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated and have the flexibility to adapt to fast pace changing technologies, be able to communicate with all levels of the organization and have the ability to work independently as necessary.

Primary Function

The SalesForce Architect will serve as a liaison between the Business community and the Agile Delivery team. The SalesForce Architect plays key roles within the organization across many disciplines within the Agile lifecycle, including requirements gathering, documentation, analysis, design, configuration, testing, and operational support.  The incumbent will leverage functional and technical expertise to support many business applications to ensure the design, development and implementation of systems and programs specifications supporting the operations, strategies, and business processes. 

By leveraging a vast technology tool kit to design, integrate, and enhance existing systems, the SalesForce Architect improves the operational performance, adding new features and functionality, and automating process for improved business efficiency and productivity. The SalesForce Architect is responsible for ensuring the system and its related processes are operating within the intended framework of the University’s system guidelines, security is maintained and preserved, and that any modifications recommended for implementation meet system criteria. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT projects and supporting and enhancing existing University enterprise systems.
  • Works closely with business partners supporting the needs of the business and within an Agile Team.
  • Creates and reviews functional and technical specifications for business processes.
  • Provides guidance on decision-making around key technical decisions.
  • Facilitates or leads process changes including integration of system capabilities and workflows.
  • Interacts with 3rd party application vendors in support of Enterprise systems and application integrations.
  • Develops procedure and system documentation for program/process developments or modifications.
  • Facilitates, mentors and leads the resolution of production issues. Evaluates enterprise issues and impacts, documents process and procedures, and maintains communication process through all levels of management.
  • Configures system settings and options; plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems to meet business requirements.
  • Develops, coordinates, and implements plans to test business and functional processes during system development and maintenance.
  • Researches, conducts analysis, designs and implements security setup and protection following standard security practices including user access controls, system access and security settings.
  • Plans and develops strategy for the implementation of system security in alignment with technical requirements and business objectives.


  • SalesForce CRM systems required.
  • SalesForce related certifications desired; Technical Architect, Application Architect, Systems Architect.
  • Knowledge and experience with Academic systems a plus.
  • Associate’s Degree or related work experience required.  Bachelor’s Degree a plus.
  • The ideal candidate progressively familiarizes themselves with new systems and functionalities allowing them to take on increasingly complex tasks and duties.
  • Experience with designing and maintaining simple-to-complex system solutions.
  • Ability to initiate, develop and enhance productive working relationships with internal/external customers and stakeholders.
  • Accustomed to a fluid environment, team collaboration, and some after-hours support.
  • Self-motivated, independent, responsible team player with initiative and a drive for learning.
  • Flexible to change as business needs and technologies evolve.
  • Good written, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in Higher Education is desired.

Bellevue University, the largest private, non-profit university in Nebraska, is located just south of Omaha and is part of a vibrant and prosperous metropolitan area of nearly one million residents.  Forbes has ranked Omaha as the nation’s most affordable place to live (2011), one of the top ten fastest growing cities in America (2010), and one of the best places for business and careers in America (2010).  We emphasize teaching excellence, cyber-active learning, and interactive education.  Benefits (health, dental, vision, tuition, etc.) are available with this position. 

For more information, check out our home page at

The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires institutions participating in federally funded financial aid programs to make information about the institution available to the public, current and prospective students, and current and prospective employees. The Bellevue University Consumer Information webpage, found at, provides readily accessible information to help consumers make informed decisions about post-secondary education. Bellevue University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), found at, provides information about campus crime statistics and institutional security policies and procedures as well as information about student housing fire statistics and fire safety policies. You can obtain a paper copy of these reports from the Bellevue Dean of Students office by calling 402-557-7028. In addition to this, Bellevue University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Date Posted February 13, 2020
Date Closes February 24, 2020
Requisition 304478
Address 1000 Galvin Road South
Located In Bellevue, NE
Department Enterprise Applications
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1051.00 Computer Systems Analysts
Zipcode 68005
Name Human Resource Department
Address 1000 Galvin Road South
City, State and Zip Bellevue, NE 68005

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement

This job requires the following skills

  • Salesforce
  • Content Management
  • Documentation Management
  • Java

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
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