PROGRAMMER ANALYST

Location
Chula Vista
Posted
May 31, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

PROGRAMMER ANALYST
12 MONTHS, 50% SERVICE, 20 HOURS PER WEEK, CLASSIFIED POSITION

(PROJECT FUNDED POSITION, CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING)

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Systems & Programming Supervisor, perform computer programming tasks; utilize the District computer systems to effectively meet the programming needs of the department; follow technical specifications and programming instructions; assure compliance to applicable standards and policy; maintain documentation as required. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Write computer programs to implement new applications using written specifications and instructions; create reports and files for use by users; create and maintain user access rights; diagnose regular operational and complex functional problems; research, analyze, evaluate and create solutions; perform maintenance programming to debug, correct and/or modify existing programs including performing a study and analysis to identify program errors and to correctly modify program logic to achieve desired results; document new programming and program modifications and assist in the preparation of operating documentation; prepare flowcharts; meet with users to discuss software problems and programming needs; train others as needed; assist with investigation, research and analysis as directed; coordinate regularly with Senior Programmer Analysts and Systems & Programming Supervisor to assure timely completion of department programming work; assist in system development and implementation of new systems and customization within existing systems; create user documentation and provide training; test software for users as needed; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and concepts involved in structured systems analysis and structured computer programming; various computer systems, languages and software packages; programming and computer operations documentation; detailed program coding and testing; procedures involved in trouble shooting program and database problems; proper use of Internet and PC software, and computer-related tools; interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; oral and written communications skills. ABILITY TO: Effectively and efficiently write programs and be able to maintain and convert programs written in other languages; operate terminals for programming; maintain existing programs and systems; select and display database information and be able to write paragraphs, phrases, computed columns, user readable documentation and subroutines; follow established programming and documentation standards; meet schedules and time lines; plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines; maintain records and prepare reports; train and provide work instructions for others; work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information technology or a related field; OR at least two years of related college level course work and two years of general programming or system administration experience.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Range 36, Steps 1-6, $5,606.00-$6,820.00. Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.

WORKING DAYS & HOURS:
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.

STARTING DATE: As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2359. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

FAXED MATERIALS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials on-line:

	(1)	Letter of application (cover letter)
	(2)	SWC on-line application
	(3)	Resume
	(4)	Supplemental questionnaire
	(5)	Unofficial copies of college transcripts showing supplemental course work

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for.

All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.

If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.

INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

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