- Microsoft Access
- Microsoft Excel
- Technical Support
- Relational Databases
- Customer Service
Position Title Programmer Specialist
Job Type Staff
Resumes are currently being accepted for a full-time, exempt position with benefits. The position will report to the Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment. Continuation of the position will depend on the renewal of grant funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Provide technical support to the informational and reporting needs of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment (OIRPA) at the University; retrieve data from a server and respond to internal ad-hoc data requests; design program application solutions for data retrieval and management to meet user needs; maintain student databases, retention and graduation files, and faculty and staff files; develop customized reports/tables and dashboards and other robust data analytics tools required for internal and external reporting including those necessary for State and Federal government, regional and professional accreditors; develop and maintain OIRPA website; and develop application reports or reporting techniques, using PeopleSoft and other databases including the data warehouse. Perform other duties as required to support other needs in institutional data.
Classification 15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other related fields such as Statistics or Social Sciences with programming experience. Proven understanding of relational database input, data extraction, and reporting. Proficiency in creation/use of dashboards and visualization tools such as Microsoft Power BI, and Tableau. Proven skills for evaluating and analyzing complicated data and making appropriate decisions and/or recommendations relative to data. Proven ability to adapt to new technologies required. Demonstrated ability as a proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite software required to include Excel and Access. Ability to work independently and evaluate data, assess alternatives, formulate logical and sound decisions required. Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork required.
Master’s degree would be an advantage. Strong working knowledge of PeopleSoft and SQL server.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Demonstrated ability as a proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite software required to include Excel and Access. Ability to work independently and evaluate data, assess alternatives, formulate logical and sound decisions. Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork.
UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.
Salary Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.