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Application Developer

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Job Summary

Columbus State University has an opening for an Application Developer. This position is responsible for developing, creating, and modifying computer programs by converting project requirements into code and for reporting and extracting data from the Ellucian Banner Student System and other database and enterprise applications. The selected candidate will work within the Enterprise Software Team and will report to the Manager of Enterprise Software.

Special Applicant Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: supporting the Manager of Enterprise Software, ensuring key initiatives, strategies, understanding customer needs, and challenges to fully leverage available technologies; researching, designing, developing, and/or modifying enterprise-wide systems and third-party applications software and custom databases and software; assisting with quality assurance for all Enterprise Applications, processes, and databases; assisting, reviewing and implementing software development in line with the university’s strategic goals and initiatives; programming, testing, debugging, documenting, implementing and providing pre- and 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; and providing guidance and support to the Manager of Enterprise Software and the Enterprise Software programmers on programming methodology and standards.

The selected candidate will have a responsible to stay up to date with new technology in enterprise software, particularly within the Ellucian Banner Student Information System; represent the department and university in various meetings; meet with the university's internal community such as faculty, staff, and students, as needed, to determine specific technology needs for their operation(s) and the future direction of the Ellucian Banner System; provide recommendations and proposals to the Manager of Enterprise Software regarding new projects, and operational efficiency; and all other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor of Science degree in a technical-related field with 5 years or more experience in an advanced programming position in a university or college setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The selected candidate must possess exceptional experience in data integrity, extraction, information security, and reporting within Ellucian Banner Student Information System; solid knowledge in Enterprise Software Systems; advanced knowledge of SQL Plus, SQL Navigator, or similar structure query language; knowledge of Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python, C+ +, or similar object oriented programming language; extensive Database design knowledge ; extensive experience and knowledge in Ellucian Banner Student Information System and Oracle Databases; the ability to analyze code for problem resolution and performance optimization; experience with technical project management; the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; experience working in partnerships with other university personnel in a project team environment; a demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service; and excellent communication and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include: Knowledge of Oracle Forms and Reports; Ellucian Banner Workflow; Evisions/Argos Reporting Solution; and experience working in a university environment.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume

Contact Information

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

Conditions of Employment

A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.




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Job No: 221185
Posted: 10/5/2020
Application Due: 12/4/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes full benefits.