Becoming an Administrative User

Shawnee State utilizes Jenzabar for its enterprise resource planning (ERP) business management software. Jenzabar provides SSU with a suite of integrated applications that support core business processes, using a common databases maintained by a database management system. ITS maintains all Jenzabar modules including responsibility for installing software maintenance orders (SMOs) when released by the vendor.

As a Shawnee State University employee, you have the opportunity to utilize all of the Jenzabar technologies afforded access to you based on your employee role. Being authorized to access and use Jenzabar during the course of daily operations in your department, may mean that you have access to create or view information that is considered confidential, SSU-protected information as defined by state and federal authorities. Prior to being granted authorization to access this data you will need to receive the appropriate training as a pre-requisite for being granted login access.

Your employee role may also dictate that you need to have access to certain financial data stored within Jenzabar, such as departmental budget information. The Finance and Administration Office will need to provide you with functional-specific training prior to being authorized to access such information.

Departmental users of Jenzabar meet regularly to discuss progress, technical and operational issues and approve product development. If you would like to join this user group, contact ITS and ask to be included for membership as a qualified user.