24-48 Banner Developer II (Manager 190) - Academic & Enterprise Systems (AES)
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Higher Education Institution
Join a vibrant campus community of educators whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. The Department of Academic & Enterprise Systems (AES) invites applications for the position of Banner Developer II.
West Chester University, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a public, comprehensive institution committed to offering high-quality undergraduate education, selected post-baccalaureate and graduate programs, and a variety of educational and cultural resources for its students, alumni, and citizens of southeastern Pennsylvania. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.
WCU proudly offers a positive and purposeful work environment; comprehensive employee benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance along with many wellness programs; a commitment to work-life balance including generous paid vacation, paid sick time, military leave and paid time off for most major holidays; and a University mission to support employee personal and professional growth including a tuition waiver for self and family members, training and development, and advancement opportunities.
Academic & Enterprise Systems (AES), part of the Office of the Registrar, facilitates student success systems across campus, including the University Student Information System, Document Management Systems, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Student Success Platforms. In close coordination with the campus community, AES identifies and develops functionality within these systems to support student and academic success; develops and maintains data integration between systems; and maintains accuracy of student data on campus.
Reporting to the Associate Director for Solutions Development, The Banner Developer II develops, implements, and maintains solutions and interfaces between Banner and ancillary applications; provides support and maintenance of enterprise processes and systems; serves as a technical expert on projects; and works collaboratively with University stakeholders, external partners, and vendors to meet the University’s business and operational needs.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge of system and software development concepts, protocols, and standards; attention to detail; ability to balance system access and security; and creative problem solving and analytical skills.
Provide technical expertise in developing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise information systems and interface applications
Support the development and technical functionality of WCU’s academic and enterprise applications, including Ellucian's Banner
Develop, enhance, troubleshoot, and maintain data integrations between Banner and third-party applications
Ensure system integrity by monitoring data flow, creating system logs and actively addressing errors
Coordinate and apply upgrades/patches to information systems
Work with functional users to plan, coordinate and conduct system and application testing
Monitor operational performance and troubleshoot system problems
Ensure organizational efficiencies by following standard processes, development standards/approaches, and ensuring proper documentation
Provide support for escalation of technical issues reported by the CASS team
Collaborate with Business Analysts to develop or enhance current business processes to leverage information systems for increased functionality
Maintain professional development to stay current in new technological and business developments, products, and processes
Develop technical specifications for systems or interfaces and coordinate programming-based needs and/or modifications
Document implementation decisions, developed workflows, and configurations
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
Two (2) years of functional and technical experience in application and software development
Experience working in higher education implementing and supporting student applications
Proficiency with relational databases
Proficiency with Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, Java, Pro*C
Experience with APIs, JSON and API related tools
Experience with higher education platforms such as Ellucian Banner 9, Degree Works, Experience, Ethos Platform and BEP
Experience with cloud services and platforms such as AWS, Azure AD, Google Cloud, Ellucian Cloud
Experience with industry standard project management and CI/CD
Experience with data governance
Experience with data warehousing
This position allows for some remote work.
The salary range is between $80,086 and $91,526.
Candidates should apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/wcupa. Application materials must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with contact information (all required for consideration).
Review of applications will begin immediately.
To be considered a finalist, applicants must successfully complete the application and interview process.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania is among the top regional comprehensive public universities in the nation, serving more than 17,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a national reputation for excellence, value, and student success. Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester offers more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Located in Chester County (25 miles from downtown Philadelphia) the area combines the best of enjoyable daily living with easy access to the full spectrum of country and city attractions. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.