Cheri McEntee

Syracuse University

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Syracuse University



I have been in involved with HEUG since 2000.  I am serving as the Alliance Program Chair for 2021.  My prior roles included: Alliance Program Chair 2020, Alliance Conference Assistant 2019, Alliance 2018 PCM Advisory group Chair, and PCM Track chair (2017,2016). I helped put together the first PGM track at Allinnce in 2016. I have presented on a variety of topics at both  Alliance and  NEWHEUG (2017-2007). I also volunteered to help at the Alliance helpdesk, Stop and share and directing conference attendees.

As Associate Director for Computing Support at Syracuse University, my role is to manage and coordinate with various departments to determine the best use of University resources to move strategic and tactical project forward in an efficient and effective manner. I have experience working with and in several student administrative areas including Financial Aid, Student Records, Admissions, Study Aboard, Campus Community, Graduate Awards and Student Financials. I have also been Developer lead for our CS and HCM upgrades to 9.2.  I have extensive experience and working knowledge of PeopleSoft. I have been a Functional team and Developer lead on upgrades and implementations in PeopleSoft. I have additional experience managing projects of various size and scope. Currently I manage a staff of business analysts and developers for the student administrative areas. My team is responsible for the requirement gathering, specifications, design, development, testing and implementation of modifications and patches to the administrative system. I act as a liaison between the various administrative areas and information technology services.

I have been a PMP  since 2015.