Position: Full Time
Job Duties: Programming/Developing, Application Maintenance, End-User Support and Documentation, Team Member Mentoring.
Location City: Fullerton, California
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Irvine, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
About the Position:
Extension and International Programs collaborates with University departments and colleges on unique programs for students from the community and around the world. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as an Analyst/Programmer-Expert. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the general direction of the Director of Extension and International Programs-Information Technology, the Analyst/Programmer-Expert is responsible for planning, designing, development, implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting and documentation of moderately complex and complex applications for Extension and International Programs (EIP). Programs and develops EIP’s databases and front-end applications to support business needs. Works with campus staff and campus community on developing interfaces from various campus applications in the EIP database. Writes custom server applications and services to support EIP’s website, online registration and business applications. Responsible for requirements gathering, analyzing alternate solutions and impact on associated applications, working as a consultant to end users in making the right decisions and working with a team of programmers to accomplish the assigned projects results. Responsible for providing ongoing maintenance to existing systems, web and windows applications and databases. Provides network support and work station support as needed. Provides EIP’s departments with technical expertise in developing tools for providing reports and extracting data. Provides assistance and support for other team members. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field plus five years of relevant full-time experience. Twelve years of relevant full-time experience may be substituted for the previously listed education and experience requirement.
Advanced knowledge of the work area demonstrated by an understanding and use of the advanced principles and theories. Ability to integrate and apply work related knowledge to achieve innovative solutions. Ability to anticipate the impact of problems and solutions on other systems. Ability to investigate and research new systems and technologies and develop complex information technology systems and solutions. Ability to understand problems from a broad perspective and explore, conceive, and implement solutions and ideas in new ways. Ability to predict and anticipate problems and be proactive when creating solutions. Demonstrated communication expertise using persuasion and negotiation. Ability to lead technical team efforts and assess skills within a team while working to build on individual strengths to maximize team results. Ability to teach and transfer knowledge and skills to others.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field. Previous experience in a PeopleSoft environment. Experience in a higher education setting Working knowledge of Salesforce CRM and development environment.
License/ Certification: Valid California driver’s license and independent means of transportation; may be required to travel to off-site vendors or business functions.
Special Working Conditions: Must be able to work in an environment with a high degree of distraction, rapidly changing priorities, and an open, shared workspace. Must be able to work a flexible schedule when needed, including evenings and weekends.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
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