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Programmer Analyst III

Performs technical work involving analyzing administrative, fiscal, statistical, and/or engineering problems. May be involved in systems programming activities. Works under general supervision with wide latitude for creative thinking and planning. Reports to the Administrative Systems Manager.


Analyze problems outlined by management or systems analysts in terms of detailed equipment requirements and capabilities. Works with customers to determine proper flow of information. Assists in preparing detailed analyses, plans, diagrams, and verification procedures for existing and proposed computer applications. Assists in development and testing of automated systems. Assists in evaluating data processing equipment and techniques for applicability, reliability, flexibility, speed, and costs. May verify program logic by preparing and using test data. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical Condition

Ability to lift 25 lbs. Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.


Eight or more years of experience in analysis of automatic data processing problems and in computer programming. Must have prior experience in writing programs for end users. Experience with Ellucian's Banner products for higher education including Student, Financial Aid, Faculty, Finance, HR, Payroll or General modules on platforms such as AIX, Unix, or Linux is desirable.


Knowledge of one or more of the following: Oracle 10g/11g Databases, SQL, PL/SQL, Packages, Stored Procedures, Object oriented programming in Java and/or Groovy, experience in database tools such as Toad or SQL Developer. Experience with reporting tools such as Argos, Crystal Reports is desirable. Must have knowledge of Microsoft office products. Knowledge of client/server based systems, helpful.


Requires bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.

Additional Requirements

Employees are expected to embody and promote the five core values of Midwestern State University: People-Centered, Community, Integrity, Visionary, and Connections, in their day-to-day work and interactions as members of the university community. Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Personal cell phone usage may be required to complete position duties, including multi-function authentication requirements. Must have high degree of aptitude for problem solving and communicating with end user. Requires skill in recognizing, analyzing, and providing solutions to difficult ADP problems. Ability to maintain software. Ability to perform detailed work accurately and to work effectively with others. Must be skilled in all areas of keyboard use and computer hardware. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive (high) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 06-21-2022