Enterprise Applications Programmer / Analyst

Williamsport, PA
Sep 19, 2020
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position TitleEnterprise Applications Programmer / AnalystJob Code/Position Control NumberL3a/3a/5:002Position StatusFull-time ContinuingReports to (Supervisor) TitleDirector of Enterprise Applications & SystemsCo-Supervisor's TitleDaily DirectionPosition Summary

This person will be responsible for the design, creation, installation, operation, and maintenance of the College’s custom programming applications under the guidance of the Director for Enterprise Applications & Systems. This person will work closely with College department heads and end users, as well as Information Technology Services (ITS) staff, to maintain and enhance the existing EIS (Employee Information System) and SIS (Student Information System) systems and assist in the migration to a new ERP system in support of the mission, vision and values of the College.

Position Work Calendar*12-monthPosition Work Hours/Week

*37.5 hours per week

Abilities and Skills

*Ability to learn new programming languages quickly. (Minimum)
*Ability to identify and solve problems in concise and practical ways. (Minimum)
*Skill to apply system and programming knowledge to solve problems by designing and coding. (Minimum)


*Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, OR, equivalent combination of education and work experience. (Minimum)
*ITIL Foundations Certification. (Desired)


*Two (2) or more years of Object-oriented application programming experience. (Minimum)
*Experience in enterprise database design and reporting. (Desired)
*Experience in two (2) or more of the following programming languages: Java, SQL, HTML, XML, VB.Net. (Desired)
*Experience integrating on-site and cloud-based software systems, preferably Azure. (Desired)
*Experience managing small to medium sized projects. (Desired)
*Experience with form development and workflow, preferably SharePoint. (Desired)

Responsibilities and Duties

-Work with College departments to support and create innovative applications to support the mission, vision and values of the College. (Essential)
-Debug, troubleshoot, maintain and enhance existing applications. (Essential)
-Design, program and implement new applications to satisfy requirements. (Essential)
-Receive and review projects from/with the Manager and/or Director. (Essential)
-Create and maintain database files in support of approved applications. (Essential)
-Prepare test data and test applications to validate accuracy. (Essential)
-Prepare complete documentation for applications according to installation standards including program documentation, operations documentation and user documentation. (Essential)
-Maintain a high-level knowledge of both host-based and PC-based application development tools, as well as non-procedural languages supplied by the vendor. (Essential)
-Maintain knowledge of new developments in computer equipment and programming techniques through all available educational sources. (Essential)
-Provide training to department users in the operation of new or modified procedures. (Essential)
-Maintain complex programs from written and oral specifications; identify and correct problems in programs based on broad guidance. (Essential)
-Maintain knowledge of networking technologies including Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, LDAP, and SNMP protocols as they relate to application development. (Marginal)


*Windows Servers

Physical Standards


Positions Supervised


Interfacing Departments


Special Job Features

*Some early morning, evening and/or weekend work required to install upgrades and modifications to current systems.
*Occasional travel will be required to attend technical training and seminars.
*Background check will be required on selected candidate.

Position Level3aEmployment GroupAPTFLSA StatusExemptAdditional Expectations

-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
-Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
-Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
-Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner and maintain the standard of care that is appropriate for this position. (Essential)
-Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)

College Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

Office/SchoolInformation Technology ServicesPosting Details

Posting Number01144Number of Vacancies1Open Date09/01/2020Closed DateOpen Until FilledYesPay Rate / Salary

Commensurate with credentials submitted as applied to the College’s Administrative, Professional and Technical Staff Salary System.

Additional Information

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires and the completion of an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) by the candidate and the employer. Any offer of employment shall be contingent on the applicant’s timely production of required documentation to verify identity and employment authorization. If you cannot or will not be able to produce the required documentation, we cannot consider your application.

If you are currently receiving an annuity from the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System, employment at Pennsylvania College of Technology may affect your annuity status. If you are currently a member of either the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System you may be required to contribute into the System.

Desired Start DateAs soon as feasiblePosition End Date Special Instructions to Applicants

If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at www.pct.edu/jobs.

For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position TypeAdministrative, Professional and Technical Staff EEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Press Enterprises, Bloomsburg
    • Centre Daily Times, State College
    • The Daily Item, Sunbury
    • The Express, Lock Haven
    • The Patriot, Harrisburg
    • The Student Portal
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdjobs.com
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    • Reference from a PCT Employee
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  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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  1. Resume
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