Manager of Information Systems, Division of Student Affairs-2015521

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

ID: 7069540
Posted: September 7, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Description:

Founded on a broad-based commitment to student success in and out of the classroom, the Division of Student Affairs provides a framework for the metacurricular experience with emphasis on the holistic development of the students. Central to our success is a dedication to cultivating deep and meaningful one-to-one relationships with students. We build and sustain partnerships throughout the university to best serve the needs of our student body.



We are seeking a Manager of Information Systems for our IT team for the development, implementation, management and improvement of information technology software applications for the Division of Student Affairs. You will complete and coordinate various tasks to ensure that the defined goals, plans and projects of the Student Affairs Departments are successfully completed.



Core responsibilities include:

Developing Custom Application, Custom and Third Party Software Administration, Database Design, Implementation and Management and coordination of new software implementation
Providing Systems analysis and quality assurance for other developers
Providing user documentation and trainings as well as IT related industry standards research
Developing, maintaining and coordinating both third party and custom software applications to meet organizational needs as requested
Designing and maintaining both third party and custom application data interfaces to ensure proper data sharing between applications as needed
Creating both manual and automated customized datasets and reports as required. Provide documentation for all such systems
Providing systems analysis for specific projects including recommended user interface design, database and API specifications
Providing quality assurance for other developers’ projects, database design, implementation and administration
Providing end user support for third party and custom application issues
Maintaining user/user group management for applications. Updating support documentation and tracking systems. Providing documentation and coordinate ongoing system and software trainings/knowledgebase Training: .Net development with C# and/or Microsoft SQL Server if necessary
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Division of Student Affairs. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.



You should demonstrate:

Proven ability to work in high stress situations; meeting inflexible deadlines; dealing with difficult individuals while maintaining composure; working long and non-standard hours as necessary
Proven ability to successfully collaborate with and provide support across functions. Evening and weekend work may be required to adhere to deadlines
Qualifications:

3-5 years’ experience as a web application developer as well as designing and implementing relational databases. 1-3 years’ experience in writing console (desktop) applications
Thorough understanding and at least 2 years’ experience working with the Microsoft .Net platform using C#. Thorough understanding and at least 2 years’ experience using web APIs
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.



 

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