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Part-Time Student - Project Lead - Champaign, IL

Company Name:
John Deere
## Why John Deere:
John Deere combines innovation and technology to produce exceptional equipment and services that delight our customers. We are a world leader in providing advanced products and services and are committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land - those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. We make John Deere a great place to work through an emphasis on work-life balance and a values-based culture that encourages professional development and community involvement.
What You'll Do
The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company''s regular full-time staff, and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule. This position is part of a new team of part-time students working at John Deere''s Technology Innovation Center (JDTIC) at the University of Illinois research park to support John Deere''s Knowledge and Content Management initiatives. As an entry level member of the Enterprise Knowledge and Content Management Services team, you will perform the following duties:
Provide project leadership over all off the incoming work to the team
Coordinate team schedules to allow for better engagement and collaboration
Provide Corporate business consulting for knowledge and content management applications
Perform SharePoint site design/customizations of low to medium complexity
Act as a member of various project teams within Enterprise Content Management Services to build business solutions
## Qualifications
What It Takes We need excellent communicators, who thrive on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally, you will be pursuing a Master''s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Information Systems/Technology; others may qualify. In addition we require :
Must be registered as a full-time student
Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
Grad date - May 2015 or later
Cumulative GPA of 2.8 and above
16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year
35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word
A strong candidate will also have:
Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints
Software programming skills necessary to create and maintain web based applications
Ability to analyze, translate and define business requirements into technical solutions
What You'll Get At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you''ll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. Part-time employees receive competitive compensation and are eligible for many benefits, including tuition assistance.
Can you imagine the challenge of a lifetime and a rewards package that makes it all worthwhile?
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Job: Information Systems
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Champaign
Organization: Deere & Company Headquarters
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 9, 2014, 8:58:37 AM
Req ID: 50574766

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