Hamilton College seeks an energetic, creative and forward-thinking individual to join our Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) division in the role of Programmer Analyst. This position is responsible for supporting the administrative systems that help achieve the mission of the College. Working with other teams in LITS, we select, create, integrate and deliver “best of breed” solutions to our user community. There is a strong commitment to excellence among all teams in LITS backed by strong leadership support. Much of the work of this position is to provide programming, integration, and support to create strategic advantage and increase the efficiency of College operations. The Programmer Analyst reports to the Director of Enterprise Information Systems (EIS), a member of the LITS leadership team.
LITS is committed to the ongoing intellectual and personal development of its members as professionals and good campus citizens. We encourage and support all members to pursue professional development, acquire new skills and achieve certifications that lead to personal and professional excellence.
In recent years, members of EIS have implemented a document management system, oversaw the development of a Hamilton smartphone app, supported new ways of recruiting students, implemented a new design for the Hamilton web site, improved business processes in administrative offices, and enhanced the security of sensitive information. The EIS team provides a strong software foundation that permits all college offices to deliver excellent services.
Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton’s 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooks the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park. Its open curriculum gives students the freedom to tailor their own liberal arts education within a research- and writing-intensive framework. The highly selective college enrolls 1,850 students. Additional information about the College can be found at hamilton.edu.
Strong programming ability combined with thorough understanding of good database design principles.
Ability to develop expertise in UniBasic, Envision, UniQuery, Colleague Studio, and general UNIX level commands.
Ability to work with the UniData database and relational databases (MSSQL, MySQL, and Oracle).
The ability to successfully manage multiple priorities.
Excellent customer service skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.
Should be able to communicate technical information (both written and verbally) to technical and non-technical people in a supportive and meaningful way.
Must embrace learning and working with constantly changing technology.
Work collaboratively within our team, the department, and across the College.
Experience supporting a large administrative system (ERP) in an academic setting is desirable