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Columbus State University has an opening for a Programmer I position in the Department of University Information and Technology Services (UITS). This position in the application development and support team, within Enterprise Software, will provide programming support for the Ellucian Banner student records system and reports to the Director of Enterprise Software. This programing position will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining complex web-based and computer based administrative information systems across multiple platforms serving all areas of the university.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: designing, developing, and supporting  of databases, forms, and reports designed against them, and their integration with web-based software systems in multiple operating system client/server environment; advising UITS and other departments on database systems and database management in these environments; assisting and/or coordinating major and minor projects; performing  maintenance and upkeep of existing and new systems as required including periodic upgrades and patches; programing, testing, debugging, documenting, implementing, and providing post-implementation support for application development, program enhancement, and/or third party software implementation and integration initiatives which directly or indirectly interface with the Ellucian Banner student records system; meeting with representatives of other departments to determine systems and programming needs and identify possible solutions; being responsible for the integration of functional systems with each other and with the campus systems to ensure consistent and accurate data analysis and reporting; write and maintain functional and technical specifications; creating test plans and test data sets to ensure all components of the system meet specifications; analyzing code for problem resolution and performance optimization; and other related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and one year of programming experience is required; or any combination of education and work experience. The selected candidate must have experience with Oracle 9i (or higher) or similar relational database; a working knowledge of PL/SQL, MYSQL, or SQL PLUS, or similar relational database; knowledge of Java, JavaScript, Spring, Grails,  C+ +, PHP, or similar high level object oriented programming language; prior experience working with Unix-Solaris, HP/UX, and/or Linux; the ability to work logically through problems and develop optimal solutions; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; work effectively with others in a team environment; possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service.

Experience in Oracle forms and reports; Ellucian Banner Student Systems; Ellucian Banner Workflow; Evisions/Argos Reporting Solution; SQL Navigator, Toad, or similar programs; Web Portal or similar programs; web technologies including Apache/IIS/TomCat, Java Script, ASP/JSP, JEE, SSL, and Web Service; and prior working experience in information technology within a university environment is preferred.

The salary is commensurate with education and experience.          

For fullest consideration, please submit your application immediately. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume

All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University’s online employment site.  

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to [email protected]




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Posted: 3/27/2018
Application Due: 5/26/2018
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