Aug 25, 2021

Programmer Analyst

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Steubenville, OH, USA
Full time Education: University/College Information Technology

Job Description

Date:  May 18, 2021

Position Available:  Programmer Analyst

Position Reports to:  Director of Enterprise Application Services

Department:  Information Technology Services

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Full-time; Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with occasional night and weekend work required; occasional travel required

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Franciscan University of Steubenville is looking for a Programmer Analyst to be responsible for providing applications support for our Jenzabar and related systems as well as some database and report writing.  This position requires knowledge of several functional departments within a college or university setting and a clear understanding of how to apply technologies to improve workflow and office function efficiency.


  1. Consults with customers to gather information about program needs, objectives, functions, features, and input and output requirements.
  2. Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.
  3. Writes and maintains technical specifications.
  4. Develops and maintains plans outlining steps and timetables for developing programs.
  5. Researches and evaluates software and hardware to assist in programming or to use as program platforms.
  6. Customizes and codes screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, printed outputs, and interfaces with other systems.
  7. Converts designs and specifications into computer code. Compiles code into programs and corrects errors detected in compile process.
  8. Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications.
  9. Analyzes code to find causes of errors and revises programs. Consults with customer to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.
  10. Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.
  11. Writes documentation or reviews documentation written by others that describes installation and operating procedures.
  12. Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about programs.
  13. Trains end users or technical support staff to use programs.
  14. Installs and tests programs.
  15. Monitors performance of programs after implementation.

 This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University's needs.



Must understand, support and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:


Work Experience

  • 3+ years of experience as an application programmer and/or programmer analyst with SQL or related database experience.
  • 3+ years of report writing experience (InfoMaker or Crystal Reports a plus).
  • Experience with Jenzabar in a higher education environment.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Effectively uses both formal and informal means of communications and influence.
  • Creativity: Can contribute to effective brainstorming; seeks ways to apply existing solutions to new problems.
  • Quality of Work: Consistently checks work for accuracy, appropriateness and completeness; asks questions to clarify expectations and keeps supervisor informed of progress.
  • Technical Skills: Demonstrates a clear understanding of the technical or functional skills required for the job.
  • Teamwork: Creates and effectively uses opportunities to collaborate with others.


  • Associate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related field and at least five years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Technical Skills

  • Some experience with Jenzabar J1 and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience with report writing tools, InfoMaker and Crystal Reports a plus.

 Workplace Factors

  • Occasional night and weekend work required.
  • Occasional travel required.

 Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.

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Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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