Salesforce Solution Analyst


$93,001 - $113,667
Full Time
No Travel Required


data integration
data modeling
enterprise Salesforce
Computer Science
Information Systems
Salesforce platform
process optimization
Salesforce Solutions
Enterprise IT
Higher Education
Data Cloud
Technical Architecture
Data Architecture
Business Analysis
User Experience

Job Details

Salesforce Solution Analyst (Remote)

Fully Remote (Within the United States)
Ithaca (Main Campus)
Full time
Posted 4/24/2024

Salesforce Solution Analyst (Remote)

*No Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

What is Cornell University and what is Information Technology @ Cornell?

Cornell University, unique among peers, is the federal land-grant institution of New York State, a private endowed university, and a member of the Ivy League. Information technologies (IT) is a strategic enabler for many functions at Cornell. Staff working in IT are found in most colleges and units across Cornell. We are comprised of many organizations, but we work as one. By being where Cornell faculty, staff, and students are, we are better able to offer support whether needed at your desktop or to solve a major business, academic or research objective to everyone at Cornell. Check out this link to find out more about .

Great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: Paid vacation and health/personal time, 12 university paid holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year s Day) and superior retirement contributions.

An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests!

The Opportunity

The Salesforce Solution Analyst is a crucial role in analyzing, designing, and implementing Salesforce solutions to meet Cornell University's evolving needs. Collaborating closely with stakeholders, the role involves gathering business requirements, designing custom solutions, and ensuring seamless integration with existing systems. With an innovative mindset, the analyst drives process improvements and enhances user experience organization-wide. Responsibilities include conducting solution analysis and design, gathering business requirements, data modeling and integration, project coordination, and providing operational support for Salesforce systems.

While position responsibilities vary, every member of our community is expected to foster a culture of belonging and a psychologically healthy work environment by communicating across differences; being cooperative, collaborative, open, and welcoming; showing respect, compassion, and empathy; engaging and supporting others regardless of background or perspective; speaking up when others are being excluded or treated inappropriately; and supporting work/life integration of oneself and others.

What We Need

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years working with enterprise Salesforce deployments, preferably in higher education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven experience in business requirements gathering, particularly within higher education and enterprise ecosystems, with a strong emphasis on the Salesforce platform.
  • Expertise in Salesforce administration and customization, particularly in data integration/modeling, automation, and process optimization.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce administration tools, including data modeling, to deliver tailored solutions.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to overcoming challenges.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and acute attention to detail to ensure project success.
  • Stellar communication and collaboration skills, essential for seamless teamwork across different departments.
  • Background in enterprise IT projects, with a particular emphasis on higher education, Salesforce platform, data integrations, process improvements and leadership.
  • Experience maintaining and supporting enterprise production solutions and promptly resolving production situations.
  • Goal-oriented mindset, driven by a passion for achieving project objectives and exceeding expectations.

University Related Requirements:

  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color.
  • Experience working with diversity, equity, inclusion, and wellbeing programs.
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and wellbeing.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

*A cover letter and resume are required for further consideration for this position.

*No Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

If you have all those things, great! We have a few more things that we would prefer you to have, but it s ok if you don t.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience
    • deploying enterprise-wide Salesforce solutions.
    • working on an Enterprise IT team in higher education.
    • with business and technical analysis.
  • Salesforce certifications in any of the following areas:
    • Administrator
    • Business Analysis
    • User Experience
    • Data Architecture
    • Application Architecture
    • Technical Architecture
    • Data Cloud
    • Development

What We Offer

Rewards and Benefits

  • This position is based in Ithaca, New York, however, the successful applicant may perform this role remotely anywhere within the United States. Employees who work remotely may receive multiple W-2 Forms depending on their work location.
  • The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholding for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside of New York State.
  • Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
  • Our benefits programs include comprehensive health care options, generous retirement contributions, access to wellness programs, and employee discounts with local and national retail brands. We invite you to follow this link to get more information about our benefits: .
  • Follow this link to learn more about the Total Rewards of Working at Cornell: .
  • Our leave provisions include health and personal leave, three weeks of vacation and 13 holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and an end of the year winter break from December 25-January 1.
  • Cornell's impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, tuition aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance Program.

Familiarize yourself with Cornell's as well as the university's .

University Job Title:

Applications Sys Analyst IV

Job Family:

Information Technology



Pay Rate Type:


Pay Range:

$93,001.00 - $113,667.00

Remote Option Availability:

Fully Remote



Contact Name:

Maria Avila

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