Programmer Analyst

90017, Los Angeles
$73,670 - $91,265
Oct 10, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Community College

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Programmer Analyst. This position analyzes, designs, writes, codes, debugs, tests, modifies, maintains, and documents complex computer applications and programs or segments of highly complex programs. Programming responsibilities span a range of servers and client computing devices.

MONTHLY SALARY: $6,139 - $7,605
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

$73,670 - $91,265


Consults with college and central offices administrators regarding existing systems, their adaptability to information technology, and desired results.

Advises users of revisions to existing methods, forms, records, and reports in order to adapt them to information technology.

Formulates and defines computer systems requirements and recommends techniques for processing data.

Writes, codes, and makes modifications to complex programs.

Writes and maintains batch and on-line computer programs for mainframes, servers, and personal computers.

Creates job control language for batch operations.

Develops test data for complex programs, reviews results of testing for accuracy and completeness, and corrects errors in program logic.

Conducts feasibility studies by compiling, summarizing, and analyzing work processes and procedures to determine adaptability to information technology.

Designs forms, screens, and reports.

Prepares block diagrams, detailed flowcharts, and related documentation describing operations to be performed by computer systems.

Provides technical assistance for and assists in the training of assigned programming staff.

Prepares and maintains program documentation.

Assists in systems analysis and programming on the most complex projects.

Analyzes operations problems and takes corrective action.

Communicates with users as necessary to respond to requests for assistance or to explain proper use of complex programs.

Ensures data security under the guidelines of District policies and regulations.

Adopts new programming language(s) or technology(ies) to current environment.

May design, develop, and maintain web sites.

May assist in the evaluation of new equipment and methods.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Vacancies currently exist at the District Office, 770 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.  Our Colleges include:

Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program


Education and Experience:

Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university preferably with a degree in management information systems, computer science, computer engineering, or a related field AND two years of recent (within the last 5 years) full-time paid experience in business applications analysis, design, and programming for medium or large scale, multi-programmed computers. Experience with JavaScript, COBOL, and/or ACMS programming languages is preferred. Experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is desirable.


A valid Class “C” California driver's license may be required for some positions. Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions.

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.


The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.


Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.




Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page 

Contact Us
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

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