Edinburg, TX
Apr 19, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SRGV3786 Working Title IT APPLICATIONS ADMINISTRATOR II Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department IT Enterprise Systems FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

Responsible for providing mid-level support and administration for IT applications to ensure that required specifications are implemented. To coordinate installations and upgrades with multiple IT teams and university departments to optimize the effectiveness of the interaction of information systems and organizational processes.

Description of Duties

•Ensures that applications meet business and functional requirements and goals and fulfills user requirements.
•Coordinates installations, upgrades, patches/fixes rolled out throughout campuses as outlined by management.
•Responsible for the debugging, coding and SQL as required within normal duties performed.
•Identifies and resolves application system issues, application and security compliance and interface specifications.
•Acts as technology integration liaison between the functional units, technology teams, project manager and other areas.
•Analyzes information and requirements to deliver functional and process requirements, use cases, process analysis and technical designs.
•Plans, schedules and engages in multiple initiatives simultaneously with competing deadlines.
•Collaborates with analysts, designers, system engineers, system owners, and internal as well as external customers in the implementation of applications.
•Stays in contact with application vendors for prompt rectification of any problems and emergencies.
•Performs daily monitoring of ERP systems, including scheduling, configuring and testing patches and upgrades as required and develops solutions for monitoring application services.
•Coordinates with IT staff resources to assist with design specifications, program logic and data requirements.
•Evaluates applications in order to identify potential problem areas and makes appropriate recommendations.
•Utilizes the organizations change management process across all affected areas.
•Formulates recommendations to improve and support organizational processes and activities.
•Prepares and delivers application activity and progress reports for presentations to executive management.
•Coordinates feasibility studies under consideration for purchases, and reports findings to upper level management and e Project Management Office.
•Performs modeling, automation and continuous process improvement of business processes, as well as routes information of any type according to user-defined rules.
•May perform additional duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

Direct supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelors Degree in CIS, CS or a closely related field from an accredited university.

Preferred Education




Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience administering IT applications, including overseeing the development and implementation of software solutions and applications. Experience in database coding, such as SQL.

Preferred Experience

Knowledge of SQL for querying and technical tools and best practices for quality assurance and change management. Experience writing interface code with application for static, reporting, and trending reports. Experience with enterprise-level applications, such as CRM, data warehouse and others. Experience in relational database administration, including MSSQL, oracle or similar large-scale database. Experience with programs and languages such as Vbscript, C#, powershell, Perl, Bash Shell scripting, Java, ASP, PHP and/or SQL.


Use of personal computer and ability to use Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, & Power Point. Standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment. May be required to work evenings and/or weekends. Occasional travel will be required.


Must have strong organizational skills and a high level of problem solving skills. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to master new technology and applications. Must be able to multitask and manage projects concurrently.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 02/20/2019 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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