• Salesforce Administrator

    Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/2/2019 8:00 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    US Starting Rate
    USD $22.64/Hr.
  • Overview

    The Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) has a full-time (40 hrs/wk) opening for a Salesforce Administrator in our Grand Rapids, Michigan offices. This position will work within the applications team to (a) ensure the security and availability of key CRCNA data, (b) design, test, and implement database improvements related to the CRCNA’s multiple Salesforce.com org(s), and (c) work with users to facilitate their work related to data collection, data analysis, and business process.



    A detailed description is below. For consideration, complete an on-line application attaching a current cover letter and resume by January  25, 2019.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following

    1. Work with stakeholders across the organization to understand current and future needs related to data collection, data analysis, and business process.
    2. Develop and test customizations to Salesforce database structure, process automation, and user interfaces to help users reach their goals more efficiently.
    3. Investigate/evaluate the use of third party functionality as solutions to user needs where applicable.
    4. Run and evaluate user tests to enhance usability and user experience of database systems.
    5. Clarify user requests and prepare reports needed for business processes and decision making.
    6. Create and maintain documentation related to database systems, business procedures, and information vital for the department.
    7. Demonstrate Salesforce.com functionality and communicate changes to users individually or in group settings.
    8. Answer end user questions and troubleshoot complex issues as needed.
    9. Maintain current Salesforce.com Administrator certification and seek education/certification in Salesforce.com, Force.com or other relevant technologies.

    Supervisory Responsibilities



    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    1. Able to support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA.
    2. Strong customer service orientation.
    3. Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    4. Demonstrated technical aptitude.
    5. Curiosity; lifelong-learner mindset.
    6. Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
    7. Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language.
    8. Highly self motivated and directed.
    9. Keen attention to detail.
    10. Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
    11. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple deadlines, tasks and details.
    12. Ability to consistently apply standard project management practices to tasks.


    Additional Information

    1. Some college/university coursework is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
    2. At least 1 year work experience with database structures is required (Salesforce, MS SQL, Access, complex Excel spreadsheets, etc). Salesforce experience preferred.
    3. At least 2 years work experience working with end users or customers to help identify and solve complex problems is required.


    Current Salesforce.com Administrator certification needs to be obtained within 1 year.


    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computing equipment.
    • On call availability and occasional overtime may be required.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    • Majority of work takes place in the CRC offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
    • Occasional travel to the other CRC offices, other sites, or for industry events is required.


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