of Project Participants
CMS Project team would like to welcome Sandra Sobel. Her experience
with PeopleSoft is impressive and brings value to the CMS effort.
Please take a moment to read more about Sandra and her fascinating
“HR Business Analyst”
on the Block
am) “definitely impressed with the way this group has
taken the time to go out and get feedback from the people
who will be utilizing the system”
is the most recent HR Business Analyst to join the CMS team. She
has been with CSUF for four weeks and hasn’t stopped running.
She adds, “I came in at end of a big project, so I’ve
had to jump right in. They were kind enough to give me benefits.
Benefits are kind of my background, so I’ve been working on
As Senior HRIS
Manager at Ingram Micro, she was involved in the global implementation
of several PeopleSoft e-apps. Once this project was completed, her
role turned into more of a support position. She adds, “CSUF
caught my interest because it’s a totally different sector.
Learning higher education or health care is a different way of utilizing
PeopleSoft” she continues, “having to work with part-time
faculty and student workers is a totally different business model.
The PeopleSoft technology piece hasn’t changed very much and
it will take some time for me to adapt to the different business
practices. Once we get through the first part of the implementation,
I can get in there and learn what this is all about”.
interests involve more than software implementation. She also enjoys
scrap booking and card making. “Stamping is the latest thing,
so I usually do that once a month and get together with friends”
she says with a smile. Her other interests include hiking and scuba
diving with her husband. She is a certified diver but considers
herself more of a “resort diver”. She explains, “I
like to go where I can see the top of the ocean”. Sandra has
visited exotic locations like Hawaii and South America.
As for the CMS
project, she said she was “definitely impressed with the way
this group has taken the time to go out and get feedback from the
people who will be utilizing the system. They are very good at communicating,
and the documentation is very good here”.