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Programmer Analyst
DATE:   9/18/2019
JOB TITLE:   Programmer Analyst
WORK LOCATION:   St. Vincent's Hall Annex
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Adminstrative Services Manager


The Programmer Analyst provides comprehensive programming and applications support for the University administrative information systems. This position is also accountable for the coordination, implementation, and testing of assigned systems.


  • Perform analysis, design, development and troubleshooting of complex client/server information systems
  • Assist departments in learning, understanding and utilizing university information systems as they relate to specific departmental functions
  • Assist users in developing reports and database related projects as they pertain to the central university databases
  • Maintain administrative database user accounts and security.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University.  Any question regarding the confidentiality of material, should be referred to the supervisor.  Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

40%  Analysis, design, development and troubleshooting of university information systems.

40%  Assist users in developing reports and database related projects as they pertain to the central university databases.

20%  Assist departments in learning, understanding and utilizing information systems specific to their departmental needs.

  1. Must have comprehensive knowledge of client/server computing and database systems.
  2. Must have knowledge of relational databases.
  3. Must possess the ability to work with and understand a variety of departmental specific applications.
  4. Ability to design, develop, test, and implement user applications.
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills that enable clear communication of technical issues to non-technical users.
  6. Sufficient manual dexterity with proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine and fax.
  7. Ability to read and comprehend the English language sufficiently to be able to read and understand various forms, documentation, files and information in the department.
  8. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by telephone with or without reasonable accommodations.


The functions of the position usually performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand movement. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others.

  1. Bachelor degree in computer and information science, or related field, with five years of work experience.
  2. Must have an understanding of mission critical systems and the integrity required for database management and development in this arena.

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NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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