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Application Analyst Principal

The University of Georgia
Athens Area

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Technology, Analysts & Programming, IT Support & Training
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Working Title:

Application Analyst Principal


Terry-Information Technology

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Advertised Salary:

$65,000-$75,000 + Commensurate with Experience

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Open until filled:


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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Classification Title:

IT Application Support Professional





Minimum Qualifications:

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

This position is integral to the Business Process Analysis, Workflow Solutions, and Business Intelligence services (Application Services) offered within the Terry College, ensuring smooth day-to-day operations of Applications Services as a member of the Applications Team. This position involves a high level of customer focus as well as technical knowledge related to Application Services delivery across a variety of platforms. This position also has the ability to identify and separate business needs and objectives from technical needs and specifications.

This individual works autonomously with College administrators to gather requirements, analyze data, and provide business intelligence solutions for decision makers including creating databases, database queries, analytical solutions and reports.

This incumbent performs various application configuration, code changes, and data processing tasks to support existing solutions for academic program and business office staff.

This individual assists the Infrastructure team with application/web server and database administration tasks related to the business intelligence platforms used. These tasks occasionally involve off-hours scheduled maintenance or assisting during unplanned server outages. This employee coordinates with the Service Desk in supporting Applications services, including direct second tier customer support and providing Service Desk training and documentation for Application Services.

This is a security sensitive position with access to and responsibility for effectively protecting FERPA and other sensitive or confidential data sets. The successful candidate will have the desire and ability to learn new technologies and develop new skills on an ongoing basis.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

  • Experience in cloud base computing, including bolt on applications.
    • Web Development.
    • CRM technologies
    • Programming experience including but not limited to R, SQL, Apex, Java, Python, HTML, CSS.
    • Technical document writing.
    • Troubleshoot errors.
    • Project management.
    • Survey-based tools.
    • Reporting tools.
    • Access and security provisioning.
  • Utilize computer technology for all applications in a manner which meets performance expectations.
  • Communicate with clients which may not be technically inclined.
  • Organize and consistently focus on a large amount of detail and come to appropriate conclusions.
  • Manage multiple priorities and adapt to change.
  • Coordinate team and client activities and concerns.
  • Understanding data security models for services and resource access methodology.

Physical Demands:

Working in a standard office environment.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:


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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Background Investigation Policy:

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.


Independently gather client requirements, perform business process analysis and then design and implement solutions using a variety of tools

  • MS SQL Server Reporting, Analysis & Integration Services and various reporting, analytics and data integration solutions.
  • Microsoft SharePoint lnfoPath or Google forms and workflow solutions portal for requested client solutions.
  • Salesforce CRM for recruiting, events, tracking, surveys, registration, outreach and other requested processes for Terry College and its associated programs.
  • Develop and code functions not currently available from baseline software.
  • Build reports for clients upon request to provide detailed information on their events or other programs.
  • Build and maintain documentation on newly created code.
  • Review any email deliverables or front facing public solutions to ensure data integrity and adhere to UGA or Terry College guidelines.
  • If the application or software is no longer supported or supports the client needs, review and formalize other software or applications for replacement.

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Provide user support and problem resolutions for applications

  • Train clients and other end users on the use of delivered solutions. Train clients on reports and dashboard usage for delivered solutions.
  • Support and maintain current database solutions, Ensure all software and applications meet the requirements of requested solutions.

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Ongoing learning/training, documentation review, and system/software lifecycles

  • Train team on newly created code and flow process.
  • Stay on latest trends of applications and software team uses.
  • Train new team members.
  • Review documentation to ensure data accuracy and update as needed.
  • Review applications, software, and bolt-on components to ensure they are meeting the needs of the clients. Ensure the latest business practices or procedures are maintained.

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Other duties assigned.

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Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Gary Pitman

Recruitment Contact Email:


The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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