Marvell Nesmith, MA

Marvell Nesmith is a Career Academic Administration Leader with documented history, generating solid revenue growth through development and implementation of effective marketing and recruitment strategies. He is an influential communicator talented in generating “buy-in” among team members, coordinating efforts of multiple departments, and providing an excellent student experience while ensuring completion of required materials within established deadlines. He understands Leadership can be hard to define, and it means different things to different people. In the transformational leadership model, leaders set direction and help themselves and others to do the right thing to move forward. To do this, they create an inspiring vision, and then motivate and inspire others to reach that vision.

This is the bedrock under which Marvell provides PeopleSoft and Ellucian/Colleague functional consulting services. Marvell is a subject matter expert leading clients through the entire systems development lifecycle. Having worked on all project phases including fit/gap, configuration, and testing. He assists clients in fully integrating the PeopleSoft or Ellucian system into their current business environments and provide input on best practices while advising the client on options, risks, and any impacts on other processes or systems. Configuring the PeopleSoft or Ellucian/Colleague system to meet each client’s unique business requirements. He completes tasks efficiently and promptly. Marvell reports progress to clients and project managers frequently while seeking ways to improve the process. Delivering PeopleSoft and Ellucian/Colleague solutions while sharing knowledge to enhance the implementation and methodology continuously.

SKILLS: Minimum of 15 years PeopleSoft and Ellucian experience – Experience implementing PeopleSoft Time and Labor in a higher education environment – PeopleSoft 9.1 experience or higher – Ellucian/Colleague 4.8 experience or higher – Upgrade and implementation experience Ability to work on all project phases of a project – Project Preview, Fit/Gap Analysis, Setup and Testing Solid understanding of all processes and reports

LEADERSHIP SKILLS: Demonstrated ability to manage project scope and client expectations- Demonstrated follow-through on assignments and issue resolution.