Analyst/Programmer, Information Technology Services

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Analyst/Programmer, Information Technology Services

Humboldt State University

Information Technology Services

Location: Arcata, CA
Open Date: May 13, 2019
Close Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

(Job #19-34) Analyst/Programmer, Foundation (Non-Exempt): $3,470-6,486/month, or Career (Exempt): $4,372-10,478/month. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a full-time, 12-month pay plan, permanent position with a one-year probationary period in Information Technology Services. This position comes with an extensive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, CalPERS retirement, Fee Waiver eligibility (reduced tuition on most CSU system classes), life insurance, and voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts. Additional benefits information can be found at https://hraps.humboldt.edu/employee-benefits.

The Place: Known for its quality academic programs and its hands-on approach to learning, Humboldt State University has a well-earned reputation as one of the best primarily undergraduate public universities in the United States. The residential and rural campus of 8,200 students is nestled between mountains, giant redwood trees, and breathtaking Pacific Ocean beaches. The local area offers many outdoor recreation opportunities as well as a full range of dining, cultural, and entertainment opportunities, all without the hassle and expense of a major metropolitan area. Local K-12 schools consistently rank in the top 10% in the state, and the local produce is second to none. Humboldt State University also benefits from being part of the world's largest university system, the 23-campus California State University (CSU).

Position Summary: Information Technology Services at Humboldt State University is seeking an Analyst/Programmer to join a team of hardworking and dedicated individuals to maintain, enhance and develop campus applications in a fast-paced organization. This team supports a growing number of applications, as well as our primary ERP systems (PeopleSoft Student, Human Resources, and Finance). The individual in this position will provide primary support to Student Financial Services, but also provides support for other various departments.

Foundation Level Duties: This position is a part of team supporting a wide variety of business functions, users and technology solutions across campus. Each team member is generally responsible for analyzing one or more campus department's business needs and helping to design and support solutions to meet those needs. Tasks and projects range from configuring “off the shelf” software to writing and deploying custom code, system modifications, and interfaces between systems. This position will involve working closely and consulting with functional users to understand and meet their needs. The analyst/programmer will also guide the functional users through usability and functional testing to ensure that the final solution is complete. Additionally, team members are expected to document the services they develop, use appropriate change management procedures, and provide backup support for others.

Career Level Duties: All of the Analyst/Programmer Foundation Level duties outlined above, with the additional requirements of: (1) increased scope and complexity of the specific duties assigned, (2) a higher level of skill and proficiency required of the incumbent to perform the duties assigned, and (3) greater independence and less supervision in the performance of duties assigned.

Qualifications
Foundation Level Minimum Qualifications:
(1) A basic foundation of knowledge and skills in technical information systems and application program packages, including a working knowledge of common software application packages, equipment platforms, reference database systems and sources, and training methods and a basic understanding of networks, data communication, and multimedia systems. This basic foundation may be obtained through EITHER a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, OR similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study. Ability to (2) demonstrate a basic understanding of the standard principles and terminology associated with application programs, integrated systems, and software solutions including databases, (3) address common problems of limited scope, and (4) work-ready communication skills.

Career Level Minimum Qualifications: (1) A basic foundation of knowledge and skills in technical information systems and application program packages, including a working knowledge of common software application packages, equipment platforms, reference database systems and sources, and training methods and a basic understanding of networks, data communication, and multimedia systems. This basic foundation may be obtained through EITHER a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, OR similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study. Ability to (2) demonstrate competence in independently applying technical judgment to standard and nonstandard applications and systems, solving a wide range of problems and developing practicable and thorough solutions, and (3) effective communication and listening skills.

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills: The successful candidate should have a working knowledge of SQL queries, database structures, secure coding techniques, at least one higher level programming language. Candidates must have knowledge and ability gained from experience in systems analysis, application development, and implementation planning. The successful candidate will also possess strong interpersonal, consultative, and problem solving skills as well as the ability to innovate and quickly learn new technologies and skills. Candidates must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, and faculty from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience programming and creating complex SQL queries
  • Experience with PeopleSoft/PeopleTools environment, including PeopleSoft Student Financials
  • Experience with Perceptive Nolij Web, ImageNow, Content 7 or other document management/workflow tools
  • Experience with Oracle Application Express (ApEx)
  • Experience with Mobile technologies such as ModoLabs or GreyHeller
  • Experience working in higher education environment
  • Experience working in an enterprise environment; and
  • Experience with User interface design

    Application Instructions
    Application Procedure:
    To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials by clicking the "Apply Now" button to the right:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • HSU Employment History Form (HSU Employment History Form: https://forms.humboldt.edu/employment-history-form)

    (NOTE: Download the HSU Employment History Form and save it as a PDF file prior to filling it out. If the form is filled out on line (accessed via a web browser), content WILL NOT be saved).

    Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019. To be notified in the event this recruitment re-opens for a subsequent review of applications, send an email to [email protected] that includes the job number (19-34) and applicant's last name in the subject line of the message.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

    HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply
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    It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education (or activities only part of which are qualifying) will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus, unless otherwise stated.

    A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    Compliance with the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 (EO 1083) is a condition of employ-ment. CSU employees in positions with duties that involve regular contact with children or positions which supervise such employees are designated as Mandated Reporters under CANRA and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in EO 1083. Upon appointment to this position, the successful candidate(s) will be notified of and required to acknowledge their CANRA reporting status.

    Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.

    New faculty employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits. Staff employees covered under bargaining agreements 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, C99, E99, M80 and M9 hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2018 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits

    If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or [email protected]







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