Programmer/Analyst

Location
Monterey
Posted
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Programmer/Analyst
MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE


SALARY: $4,354.00 ­ $5,573.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 03/28/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:

*PRIORITY DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, APRIL 23rd*
Applies standard programming procedures and knowledge of pertinent functional areas. Analyzes needs, designs, writes and tests new programs and applications. Programs developed or modified are typically linked to several other programs; (i.e., the output of one becomes the input for another). Maintains and revises existing systems and provides technical assistance to users as well as to others in ITS. Works according to approved requirements and detailed specifications. Applies judgment in devising program logic and selecting and adapting standard programming procedures; obtains advice when precedents are unclear or unavailable. This is a journey­level position, responsible for developing, modifying and maintaining standard programs and applications. May assist with broader more complex systems.

Working within the IT Department, under direction of the Systems and Programming Manager, formulate and design new or revised methods of applying computer technology toward the solution of operational problems. Design, write, test, install, maintain and enhance programs across multiple platforms to assure proper systems operations; interact with district faculty and staff to determine requirements, needs, and desired output; communicate with technical staff to assure user information needs are met. Hardware usage may vary from personal computers to local area networks.


EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS
Essential Functions
Analyze business, curriculum, student services, and other needs of various divisions and translate into programmable form; conduct feasibility studies for Information systems work requests.

Design program and database solutions to meet requirements of faculty and staff.

Develop system software and/or hardware cost requirements and proposed time lines.

Install, test, modify, and correct various information systems programs to assure their proper and effective implementation; provide training during implementation of new projects, modifications or conversions.

Review, define, and resolve information systems problems with particular emphasis on the project assigned; identify programming problems; develop effective resolutions.

Use data modeling techniques to analyze and specify data usage within application area; define logical views and physical data structures; ensure data integrity and security.

Evaluate and recommend packaged software to meet the District needs; maintain current knowledge of technological developments in the information­processing field.

Coordinate and implement installation of proprietary software packages.

Prepare reports and compile statistical data.

Serve as back­up systems administrator for mini­computer hardware. May be assigned as Systems administrator for Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. Support various in­house and vendor client­ server applications.

Support Internet Information Server applications developed for the Intranet or District Intranet. Prepare test data and testing schedules for the program or system; test and evaluate program results; make final corrections under test conditions; implement program or system.

Maintain records and prepare reports of work performed.

Other Duties
Serve on committees related to Information Systems and make recommendations concerning hardware and software purchases.
Perform other related duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Desirable Qualifications
4 year Degree in Computer Science (or Related)

5 years of full­time recent programming experience

Education and Experience
Any combination of education, experience and training that indicates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities listed herein. For example, completion of two years of college level course work in computer science, accounting, organization and management or a related field, and three years of full­time recent programming experience including demonstrated proficiency in various languages. Experience using VB.Net, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, SQL database or equivalent. Data driven web site application experience preferred.

Knowledge
Knowledge of: VB.Net, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, SQL database or equivalent; operations production capacity and coordination of various types of information systems; principals, methods, techniques, procedures and practices of current computer and computer programming design, development and implementation; technical report writing; electronic data processing equipment and its capabilities; information systems management and accessing techniques; statistical methods and procedures applied to machine processes; current office methods and practices.

Abilities
Ability to: think in a logical, sequential manner; develop, modify and implement data processing programs; effectively use fourth generation program language; work within a windows environment on campus Local Area Network (LAN); understand data communications principles and practices including micro­to­mainframe communications and local area networks; analyze user requests and determine design of system as needed; translate problem statements into programming language; perform arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy; use appropriate and correct English spelling, grammar and punctuation; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; learn and successfully use operating system of designated computer and microcomputer hardware; learn and efficiently use new operating systems, hardware, software and programming languages as required to fulfill the requirements of the job; work independently; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties: demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to and appreciation for, the diverse academic, ethnic, socio­economic, disability and gender diversity of students and staff attending or working on a community college campus.

PHYSICAL EFFORT / WORK ENVIRONMENT
Moderate physical effort; occasional standing or walking; periodic handling of moderate to heavy weight equipment or supplies (up to 50 lbs). Primarily indoor work environment.


WORK SCHEDULE / SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

WORK SCHEDULE/ SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Work Schedule

40 hours per week/12 months per year

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Management reserves the right to change schedules as needed.

Salary
(STEP A) 4,354 – (STEP F) 5,573+ GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE (no additional costs for benefits)

Monterey Peninsula College provides eligible employees with valuable benefits options, including medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D and long­term disability. Monterey Peninsula College is a PERS employer.

How to Apply
Visit https://agency.governmentjobs.com/mpc/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1691354

For more information regarding the position please contact,
Emily Salter
Human Resources Specialist
831­646­4016
esalter@mpc.edu

Complete all required fields of the application AND:
Attach a .pdf of your cover letter which describes your interest in and qualifications for the position.
AND
Attach a .pdf of your resume AND
Answer any required supplemental questions, if prompted AND
Any certificates related to position
Copy of valid California's driver license

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Human Resources does not accept additional materials such as: letters of reference, test scores from other institutions, certificates of courses/programs completed, letters of commendation from schools, or transcripts with your application. Such items, if included, will not be forwarded to the selection committee. If you are a finalist, HR will request any reference information that is required.

Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close or continue the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment
Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre­ employment requirements. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, Risk Assessment or verification of a negative TB exam, proof of fingerprints taken via Live Scan to the Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

Position #2016­00139


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