[TriLUG] Job: Programmer Analyst/Back-up Unix Systems Administrator

Jeremy Portzer jeremyp at pobox.com
Tue Sep 7 15:02:13 EDT 2004

                            DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
                                          JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Programmer Analyst/Back-up Unix Systems Administrator

Reports to: Director of Information Technology Services

Duties and Responsibilities:
The programmer will gather and analyze information for the purpose of
modifying existing systems and developing new applications to meet the
needs of the end-user. The programmer will take that information and
design, code and implement system changes as required. Documentation is
required of all programs developed, and training of users may also be
required. The programmer also acts as Back-up to the System
Administrator in the performance of the their duties supporting the
Administrative systems. 

More specifically the duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1) Understand thoroughly the CIS software provided by the North Carolina
Community College System, analyze its capabilities, and enable users to
maximize it to the fullest.

2) Define requirements for changing the current system when the needs
are critical to the functioning of the college and cannot be met through
the current software package.

3) Develop and review program specifications.

4) Modify existing programs as needed to adapt to changes in the System

5) Develop accurate and efficient computer programs.

6) Test all systems, implement, and train users to insure that programs
work properly and meet the users' requirements.

7) Prepare system documentation.

8) Assist the college during the registration process.

9) Fulfill administrative reporting requirements.

10) Contribute to departmental and college goals and initiatives.

11) Communicate effectively with the department managers and end-users
to understand needs and to resolve system questions.

12) Collaborate with staff to solve problems and find creative solutions
for needs of users.

13) Be able to operate and administer primary administrative systems
function as the backup to the primary system administrator/operator

14) Be an effective team member.

15) Other duties as assigned by department head, chief division officer,
and/or the president.

Required Minimum Qualifications
Associate Degree in computer programming, computer science or 2 years
Unix experience in a NC Community College IT center, or 2 years
experience in the Datatel system for an institution of higher education.
Experience in the UNIX operating system. 

Desired Qualifications
Experience using the NCCC Information Systems. One-year experience with
the UNIX operating system. Experience in using the Datatel system.
Experience in Pick,Unidata, Universe or any multi-valued database. 

Normal Working Hours
A forty-hour week is established to allow the employee to fulfill duties
and responsibilities.



Please contact Human Resources at (919) 686-3372 for an application or
you may download the application  from
http://www.durhamtech.edu/hrapp.pdf . The Affirmative Action Information
form (included with the application file) must be submitted along with
your application.

Only Durham Technical Community College applications will be accepted.
Resumes may be attached. Please do not send applications via electronic
mail. All applications must be signed.

An application may also be obtained by contacting:

Human Resources Department
                   Durham Technical Community College
                           1637 Lawson Street
                            Durham, NC 27703
                             (919) 686-3372

Automated Jobline (919) 686-3544

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