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Senior Applications Developer (IT)

Moraine Valley Community College
Main Campus

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Job Title:

Senior Applications Developer (IT)


Application & Web Service

Work Location:

Main Campus


Under general direction, the Senior Applications Developer is responsible for the design and support of administrative computer systems and reports. Performs all analytical and programming tasks needed to develop, implement and support these systems. Works closely with college personnel to monitor system day-to-day operation. Maintains contact with various system vendors to follow changes and enhancements. The Senior Applications Developer is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing applications and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning. These duties include:

  • Serving as primary contact with user departments for defining information needs, system enhancement needs, operations, testing and procedures.
  • Performs technical tasks related to application and report development, testing and implementation.
  • Prepares estimates and progress reports on assigned projects indicating time expended by projects, and provides correspondence with users.
  • Assists other staff with analysis, test plans, and solutions to application problems.
  • Makes modifications, corrections, and additions to existing applications and reports as defined by project specifications.
  • Writes all necessary system, user, and operations documentation, and ensures that it is in compliance with production procedures and standards.
  • Uses query or scripting programming language to extract data from a relational database.
  • Provides technical and user support once the application or report is in production.
  • Participates in and coordinates project and team meetings, as necessary, and performs other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required and relevant experience as noted below.

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field required; five or more years’ experience in structured analysis, programming, and design; two years’ experience supporting/maintaining the Ellucian Colleague application, preferred; knowledge of reporting tools such as Crystal Reports and Business Objects.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have demonstrated analytical ability to logically approach applications; knowledge of operating system concepts and operation; knowledge of Web application development languages, such as HTML, XML, Java, ASP, .Net; knowledge of ODBC concepts as well as database query and scripting languages, specifically Oracle SQL and/or MS SQL; knowledge of Ellucian Envision programming language, preferred; above average communication and organizational skills

Position Status:

Full Time


General hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:15 pm

Alternative work schedule/remote opportunities may be available
On call 24 hours a day – 7 days a week for emergencies

Minimum Starting Rate:

$68,015 (plus benefits)



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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online through the site.

NOTE: Please do not use a third party site such as Indeed to submit your application. Upon successful submission, you will receive a confirmation email. Questions, please contact or 708-974-5704.

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. Moraine Valley Community College Office of Human Resources L167 (708) 974-5704


Moraine Valley Community College is dedicated to ensuring our students gain the knowledge and skills needed to meet the demands of a changing world. With nearly 150 programs, expert faculty, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and a vibrant campus culture, you’ll see why we are among the nation’s premier two-year institutions of higher learning.

The Moraine Valley Community College District 524 covers 139 square miles in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. The district has population of about 400,000 people and includes 26 communities.

Recognizing employees are among our most valuable resources, Moraine Valley strives to attract, hire and retain diverse and highly qualified personnel. 

Our Human Resources Department is committed to providing professional, prompt and fair services to current and prospective employees. We are excited at the prospect of new personnel sharing their knowledge and expertise within our community and we encourage all to apply for open positions for which they are qualified. The college prides itself on providing an atmosphere that fosters professional and personal growth—one of the many reasons we are recognized as an Avatar HR Solutions Best in Class Employer.

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9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills

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