Project Management Professional – Carly Clybeck



  • Experienced project manager offering 20 years of success leading all phases of diverse technology projects/
  • PMP, MS in Accounting and MCS in Computer Science
  • Technology strategist; plan and manage multi-million-dollar projects aligning institutional goals with technology solutions to drive business process improvements.
  • Expert in agile project management methodologies; able to manage large project teams and known for high-quality deliverables that meet project timeline and budget
  • Excellent communicator; leverage technical and functional knowledge to communicate effectively with all project teams and top management.
  • Strong leader with proven success in strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, problem solving, project management, system analysis, conflict management, and risk assessment
  • Promoted the evolution of Business Intelligence concepts that allows for timely and efficient use of information for decision making
  • Extensive Experience with a wide array of Ellucian Banner products


PL/SQL, ORACLE, WEB technology, Ellucian Student, Fin Aid, Finance, Advancement and HR/Payroll system, Luminis, Degree Works, Ellucian’s Travel & Expense System, TouchNet, Ad Astra scheduling, EMS, Evision, BossCars, UC4, WebFocus, Cognos, Argos, ODS, Business Intelligence, R25, Medicat, OrgSynch, Advocat, CSI, SmartCall, iModules, Workflow, BDM, ITSM, Mobile technology, Accuplacer test score data load, Clean Address, PeopleAdmin Talent Management, PeopleSoft, ITIL, MS Project, Nelnet, HigherOne, Nemo.Q, SUMO Appointment Scheduling, Customer Relationship Management (Salesforce and TargetX) and Datatel Benefactor system.



Student Services Technology Project Manager

2013 to 2015

  • Oversaw Student Services Technology Project (SSTP) and coordinated the work of all project resources
  • Initiated, planned, executed, monitored and closed of SSTP projects including Web Proxy, Accuplacer test score data load, Web Snapshot and Banner SSB enhancement
  • Documented all project requirements and project objectives
  • Managed SSTP project related budget, time and quality
  • Developed nd maintained project implementation plan including timeline
  • Communicated project status reports on a regular basis to stakeholders and various work teams
  • Worked with various teams to implement SSTP projects such as Degree Works’ SEP, CRM (TargetX/Salesforce), Ellucian Mobile technology, and Nemo.Q
  • Provided SSTP project risk assessment to SSTP Steering Committee including Dean of Student Services and CIO
  • Coordinated work load among three Business Analysts, Directors, Banner consultants and ITS staff


Director of Enterprise Solutions

2011 to 2013


  • Led the Enterprise Solution team and manage Ellucian Systems including Students, Advancement, Fin Aid, HR/Payroll and Finance Solutions  team, aligning allocation of resources and skill development with university objectives
  • Worked with University UDC Governance to assign priorities on project requests and set direction for application development and data reporting needs
  • Participated and represented IT on various UDC ASWG, DSWG and DAWG Committee
  • Provided leadership and direction to IAs, Data Stewards and Division Managers for alignment of university technologies with business objectives that optimized customer service and attained institutional goals
  • Used standard project management methodologies to manage technical resources and to support multiple concurrent projects
  • Assumed a project manager’s role for the implementation of eGADS project to enhance graduate admissions decision process
  • Implemented SmartCall and iModules project for Advancement office to enhance fund raising operation and customer relationship management
  • Worked with key stakeholders to ensure data standards and admin office policies and procedures for maintaining data elements within the system are being consistently applied; and
  • Promoted the evolution of business intelligence concepts that allowed for timely and efficient use of information for decision making.


Director of Student Information Systems (2009 to 2011)

Student Information Systems Project Manager (2008 to 2009)

2008 to 2011


  • Planned, managed, implemented and evaluated the implementation of Ellucian Student Information Systems (SIS) and all associated processes including Luminis portal, Cognos, Operation Data Store, Business Intelligence, and eVision’s FormFusion
  • Monitored and evaluated all work required to complete related project tasks
  • Set project priorities and identified project risks and alternative strategies, methods, benefits and cost to meet project objectives
  • Liaison with software vendors to assure the promised functionality is delivered and implemented within budget
  • Oversaw data conversion and development of required system interfaces with central systems such as SRO, Photo Directory, Crimson Cash, UIS Phone feed, CREW, EMS, SOPHAS, iSites, eDirectory, PowerFaid and course evaluation
  • Coordinated quality assurance testing and training among functional and technical users
  • Managed all stakeholder communication and educated all users on progress
  • Supervised and managed technical staff including Database Administrator and Software Application Developers, System Analyst and Technical Support staff


ERP (Ellucian) Project Manager

2005 to 2008


  • Implemented all Ellucian Banner systems including Finance and Institutional Advancement system in 2005, Human Resources, in 2006 and Financial Aid, and Student system in 2008
  • Identified and scheduled project deliverables, milestones, and project plans with goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling and resource allocations
  • Collaborated with team leaders in project planning, execution and control
  • Provided direction, support and conflict resolution during system implementation
  • Prioritized application tasks and monitored status of assigned tasks, budget and staffing
  • Reviewed and recommended changes in policies and procedures related to ERP system implementation
  • Led Banner implementation and work teams in the areas of quality assurance, risk management, security policies, Banner upgrade from 6.x to 7.x, WebFocus/Business Intelligence, TouchNet, Travel & Expense system, Ad Astra scheduling, XML transcript, DARS degree audit system, and BOSSCARS


Chief Information Officer

2004 to 2005


  • Managed day-to-day operations of the Information Systems Services including Help Desk, Academic Computing, Administrative Computing  Ellucian Enterprise Systems), Network Services, and Telecommunication
  • Chaired Ellucian Data Improvement Committee to enhance data integrity and quality
  • Managed Ellucian Banner upgrade project and coordinated all unit integration testing
  • Managed IT’s staff including recruiting and hiring; oversaw IT’s budget management
  • Communicated with external agencies, i.e. Board of Higher Education for HEIRS reporting; participated monthly MA State CIO Council meeting
  • Implemented Collegis’s methodologies, policy, procedures and best business practices at site location


Director of Administrative Computing and User Services

2003 to 2004


  • Managed the implementation of Ellucian Banner Advancement system (including data conversion from Datatel Benefactor), EDC project, Web  for Finance and upgrade
  • Chaired Banner Data Policies and Standards Committee
  • Enhanced Banner Data Access Policies and Procedures to streamline data access request and designated Data Custodians by major functional areas
  • Managed 11 employees including Application Development and Technical Support Services team and consultants for Banner Institutional Advancement project
  • Coordinated with VPs and other Directors on developing IT’s 5 year Capital Budget
  • Promoted Ellucian’s ODS and Business Intelligence concept to improve information access and timeliness.
  • Taught “Information System Control and Audit” and “Financial Accounting” as an adjunct faculty


SAP Senior Project Manager, Financial Systems Services (1999 to 2003)

Senior Analyst Programmer, Controller Office (1997 to 1998)

1997 to 2003


  • Analyzed system requirements for the SAP’s Environment, Health and Safety’s Audit, Training, and Lab Space Registration Systems
  • Developed overall strategy for Lab Registration System Quality Assurance program including creating system test outlines and plans and defining QA requirements
  • Administered the implementation of the SAP’s Labor Distribution System (LDS) including configuration and authorization requests, data loading and monthly closing
  • Managed 8 employees and consultants to facilitate LDS development process and achieved project goals and meet the deadline


Assistant Director of Management Information System (1991 to 1997)

Manager, Application System Programming of MIS (1988 to 1991)

1988 to 1997


  • Directed personnel and operations activities including managing 15 staff Involved in the major application systems analysis, design, testing, training, implementation, maintenance, and control
  • Implemented several major system upgrades such as SCT Student Loan Management System, Human Resources and Payroll, Financial Accounting System and NOTIS Library Management System
  • Oversaw major system developments for Admission Recruitment System, Classroom Scheduling, a client server application running on the IBM 3090 and RS6000, and Student Accounts and Loan Payment through EDI


Director of Computing Services (1985 to 1988)

Coordinator of Business Services (1984 to 1985)

System Analyst (1983 to 1984)

1983 to 1988


  • Managed the implementation of the SCT Banner Student Information System using ORACLE Relational Data Base Management System on a DEC VAX 8250 and the College University Financial System (CUFS) on an IBM 3081
  • Directed the data processing operations staff and equipment in production, testing, debugging and project implementation


America Institute of Certified Public Accountant (AICPA)


Ellucian (SunGard HE)

SunGard HE Education Technology Association (CoHEsion/SETA)

New England Banner User Group (NEBUG)

New England Technology User Group (NETech)

New England Director of Administrative Computing User Group (NEDAC)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Detroit Salesforce User Group

Boston Salesforce User Group


W. Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Ed. D in Higher Education Administration,

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Master of Computer Science

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Master of Science in Accounting

National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Bachelor of Science in Accounting