Michigan Technological University - Houghton, MI

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Position Information

Position Title

Administrative Information Services

Main Campus (Houghton, MI)

Position Type

Full-time/ Part-time

Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)

Appointment Term
12 Month

Pay Type
Salary Basis

Salary or Hourly Rate
Negotiable Based on Experience & Qualifications (No less than $50,000)

Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?

Title of Position Supervisor
Director, Administration Information Services
Position Summary Information To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary
The programmer/analyst will provide support for the Oracle-based Ellucian Banner system and other administrative applications running on multiple hardware and software platforms. Devise and maintain computer programs and related procedures to process data, resolve problems, and ensure data and system integrity. Work closely with clients and peers to apply systems analysis and design techniques to analyze and evaluate business and/or educational needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)
• Analyze functional business requirements and recommend technical solutions.
• Work individually and with project teams to evaluate, recommend, implement and integrate hardware and software solutions to support project requirements.
• Maintain and enhance existing software applications and underlying database objects, which are mostly written in C, PL/ SQL , Java, and Javascript.
• Develop and document logical code for efficient program execution.
• Ensure data and system integrity.
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of advances in information systems technology, including software development tools and techniques.
Required Education (minimum requirements)
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management of information systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
Required Experience (minimum requirements)
Two years relevant experience using SQL / relational databases.
Experience with program development applications/tools.
Experience developing web based applications.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows desktop environment.
Desirable Education and/or Experience
Experience writing and maintaining Java based code to support business processes.
Experience in other programming languages (e.g., PL/ SQL , XSQL , Perl, C, C++).
Experience using Oracle or other SQL -based tools.
Experience working in an academic environment.
Experience with current releases of Oracle Application Server.
Experience using Ellucian Banner products.
Working knowledge of Unix or Linux operating systems.
Experience developing Oracle Forms and/or Reports.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability and skill to: analyze software problems and correct as indicated; analyze and develop solutions in response to clients’ needs; implement, test and train clients in vendor-supplied or custom developed systems or applications; determine when a custom solution is appropriate, and if so, develop, implement, test and train users in its use.
Demonstrated ability to understand client needs and provide quality service.
Demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet multiple deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently, and as part of a team with other staff members.
Demonstrated ability to maintain detailed records.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Demonstrated awareness of emerging technologies.
Demonstrated desire and ability to learn new technologies.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands
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Internal Posting Date

External Posting Date

Open Until Filled

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