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Pearson Enrollment Systems Administration in Columbia, Maryland

Enrollment Systems Administration


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The Enrollment Systems Administrator will be responsible for the day-to-day support and delivery of Pearson Online & Blended Learning (OBL) enrollment and placement processes for K-12 families. Using a combination of Pearson Online and Blended Learning standard and proprietary tools, this position is responsible for retrieving, manipulating, and in some cases creating new webforms and extended data points. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience using both a variety of custom software applications and languages and standard packages such as Microsoft Office and Salesforce, as well as proven ability to accurately process and manipulate data across multiple systems.

What you will be doing:

This individual will be responsible for the successful completion of the following assignments and tasks:

  • Develop client-focused solutions and process enhancements through the project lifecycle of design, code, test, correct, document, and implement for scripts, data views, webpage messaging, and reporting

  • Primarily work with internal enrollment staff, as a subject matter expert, to develop client-focused solutions, processes, and enhancements that serve the needs of both stakeholders and families enrolled with or enrolling with Pearson Online and Blended Learning

  • Manipulate and manage data by creating Excel-based calculations and interactive web-based electronic forms

  • Construct, update, and maintain code criteria documents for extended data and process actions outlining and detailing processes of complicated code functions, data correlations, and interdependencies for end user knowledge and application

  • Establish quality management systems to ensure responsibilities, schedules, and products are aligned with the organization’s purpose and strategic direction

  • Monitor, track, and audit data for inconsistencies and errors, and develop processes to identify and remedy data inaccuracies and missing information and/or protect personal information;

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Background in Math, Statistics, Education, Social Science Research, or a related field

  • Proficiency with Excel, with an emphasis on data transformation

  • Comfortable with technology and experience learning new technologies

  • Knowledge of SQL and/or computer programming languages HTML/CSS, JAVA, Jasper and JSON preferred

  • Experience using customized software applications preferred

  • Experience in educational data collection and reporting preferred

  • Comfortable engaging in complex/unstructured problem solving through self-motivated curiosity

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize ticket requests, build schedules, and competing priorities.

  • Self-starter, able to work independently, highly motivated, ability to take initiative and seek guidance when appropriate in a remote work environment.

  • Can be relied on to complete tasks timely and well, demonstrates “ownership” regardless of the outcome, proactive in exploring and exploiting new opportunities.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Knowledge of Salesforce a plus

  • Knowledge of School Management Software a plus

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-MD-Columbia

Work Locations: US-MD-Columbia-Grantchester Merriweather 10960 Grantchester Way Two Merriweather Columbia 21044

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 6, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1915744

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.