Systems Programmer Analyst - Experienced
Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY

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Skidmore College, a private, selective liberal arts institution located in beautiful Saratoga Springs, NY and enrolling approximately 2500 students, is an active, vibrant campus with a diversity of academic offerings. The College is seeking a candidate for a full time System Programmer/Analyst to support the College's diverse and changing programming environment. The college's computing environment consists primarily of applications running on a framework of the Oracle Database platform, including the Banner Student System, Oracle E-Business Financials and HR applications, and numerous support applications to manage library, ID card, housing, parking, food service, etc. We are looking for an individual to join a team of highly capable technologists supporting the campus computing and programming environment, with a very strong project focus. The position requires a high level of systems analyst skills, technical competency and familiarity with the processes in higher education. Responsibilities of the position include analysis, design, development, implementation and maintenance of systems, applications and reporting solutions. The successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic environment and possess strong organizational skills. Interpersonal skills, being a team player, ability to prioritize and communication skills are essential.

The salary is competitive and is complemented with a highly attractive benefit package. To learn more about benefits at Skidmore please visit our website at:

Minimum Qualifications: A BA/BS degree or equivalent, plus programming experience and strong SQL or PL/SQL programming skills. The candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; technical experience supporting an enterprise class Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Suite; strong organizational skills and ability to work well in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Technical Programming experience with EITHER: a current version of the Oracle E-Business Applications suite or the Sungard Banner Student System. Experience administering and making use of Oracle Discoverer, IBM Cognos, TOAD, ColdFusion or PHP are highly desired, or similar skills in the Sungard Banner suite of products. Experience with java is a plus.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression*, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

  • Gender identity and expression, while protected under Skidmore College policy, are not currently protected under federal, state, or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.