Applications Development Specialist - Auxiliary Shared Technology Services (ASTS) (103675)

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Applications Development Specialist

Auxiliary Shared Technology Services

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applications are now being accepted for one or more Applications Development Specialist positions for Auxiliary Shared Technology Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Auxiliary Shared Technology Services serves as the IT department for a variety of Auxiliary units on the campus to provide better efficiency, broader support, and operational resiliency, as well as create richer employment environment for the Auxiliary IT staff. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds who can help create and foster communities that strive toward our vision. This includes supporting the academic mission of the University by developing environments conducive to student learning and academic success, respecting, appreciating, advocating for the diversity of our student population, and supporting the holistic development of all of our students.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

Position Functions and Major Responsibilities for Applications Development Specialist

The Applications Development Specialist plans, evaluates, designs, implements and maintains databases and software applications used for the management of University Housing operations.

  • Perform analysis, design, programming and implementation of systems and procedures to address complex business needs
  • Integrate campus enterprise systems with vendor and internally-developed systems
  • Review business procedures and make recommendations for improvement through automation
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify needs and define system requirements
  • Modify University Housing systems to accommodate changing business requirements, user needs, and technological changes.
  • Collaborate with SDS team members to develop, maintain, and monitor programming standards and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications for Applications Development Specialist


Required: Bachelor's Degree. Experience with development in a Windows environment; SQL, web application programming (client and server-side), Javascript/HTML/CSS. Ability to work independently and as part of a programming team. Demonstrated ability in effective communication and collaboration.

Preferred: Experience with database design, T-SQL, ASP.NET, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, CMS, Tableau, SSIS. Familiarity with responsive web design and web accessibility standards. Experience with project management

Appointment Status: This is a 12-month, full-time academic professional position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

Proposed Starting Date: As soon as possible.

Application Deadline: Oct 24, 2018. Interviews and hires may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date (10/24/2018) will receive full consideration.

Application Procedures: All candidates must complete an online application at prior to the application deadline for full consideration. Qualified candidates must upload a letter of application, resume, and contact information (name, address, telephone number, and email address) for three current professional references. Official transcripts will be required for all finalists. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For additional information regarding the application procedures, please contact:

Illini Union

Human Resources and Administrative Shared Services

217-333-3660 (phone)

[email protected]

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

College Name or Administrative Unit: Illini Union
Category: 8-Technical
Title: Applications Development Specialist - Auxiliary Shared Technology Services (ASTS) (103675)
Open Date: 09/26/2018
Close Date: 10/24/2018
Organization Name: Auxiliary Shared Tech Services





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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 11/14/2018
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