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Internal Number: 0603188
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Position Summary: The Student Systems Programmer works in conjunction with the Student Systems Architect to enhance the customer experience as it relates to these three key system areas: DegreeWorks, Banner and TargetX (Salesforce). This position will make the necessary technical changes to improve the user experience and is expected to be a power user on the operational-side (not on the coding, back-end developer side) to the student information systems (SIS). This position is vital due to the need for student services teams to utilize new technologies to support a centralized student services structure as well as other operational initiatives. The primary focus includes identifying and correcting inconsistencies and performing quality assurance checks to ensure accuracy of system(s) outputs.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Programming and Development • Implements customer-based solutions and develop products on the TargetX platform using Apex and Visual Force programming language, as well as utilizing data integration tools like Informatica. • Develops and maintains the college’s transfer course articulation system (Banner). • Provides technical development and administration of DegreeWorks by programming degree, major, minor, program and concentration data using Scribe tools and coding languages.
Quality Assurance • Responsible for reviewing, analyzing performance and occasionally modifying systems including testing and creating ad hoc pages, workflows and reports as requested. o Specific focus on input field data as well as the prerequisite course rules in Banner and in DegreeWorks to ensure systems are updated with the most accurate information. • Identifies reporting structure needs, develops and maintains the proper interfaces for reporting, and also produces requested reports within Banner, DegreeWorks and TargetX. • Creates and maintains user, technical and operational documentation that describes and collects program source/logic changes and corrections
Institutional Support • Work with the Student Systems Architect to develop, implement, test new system processes, as well as troubleshoot solutions to system problems. • Works with external consultants and internal constituents to ensure data integrity and that systems are appropriately functioning and to meet the long and short-term enrollment goals of the College. • Regular attendance on campus is required for this position. • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Bachelor degree required. In lieu of completed bachelor’s degree, there will be special consideration for candidates with the technical aptitude or relevant experience. • Three to five years of experience working with enterprise resource systems, • Experience with evaluating degree requirements. • At least two (2) years of full-time experience in database management, including development, maintenance, troubleshooting and reporting. • Ability to extract and analyze data using appropriate software tools. • Knowledge/coursework in programming. • Experience with web technologies including HTML. • Expertise in various software packages: spreadsheets, presentation, database management systems, and word processing. • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information. • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to work with staff, faculty and the community. • Organizational skills to prioritize and handle multiple and varied tasks. • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
For over 50 years, WCC's open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in non-credit LifeLong Learning classes. WCC's diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries.WCC's small classes allow for lots of individual attention. The average class size is 22 students. That's a fraction of the size of many basic classes at four-year colleges and universities.WCC also emphasizes convenience. It offers classes seven days a week, at night, and online. And transferring is easy because WCC has agreements with four-year schools throughout Michigan.