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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Communications Office in the College of Arts and Architecture is seeking a Programmer/Analyst to design, develop, test, debug, install, implement, modify, and support new or existing applications software, provide end user consultation, training, documentation, and guidance, and monitor applications and websites for quality standards while making adjustments as necessary.
A remote or hybrid working arrangement may be considered for this position if requirements are met.
The College of Arts and Architecture is working to establish a culture of anti-racism and anti-oppression that embraces individual identities, fosters a culture of inclusion, and promotes equity through curricula, values, standards, ideals, policies and practices. The ideal candidate will provide evidence of their experience with, and interest in, contributing to these goals.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Work with users to analyze their requirements; determine scope and specifications; participate in project planning efforts
Develop application and website components, features, modules and templates; this may include the development of custom interfaces, modules, and themes
Ensure University standards, accessibility requirements, coding practices, and security are being adhered to
Develop and maintain integrations; may include internal and external tools
Test and deploy updates and fixes before release to ensure quality
Prepare recovery procedures, user operations manuals, and other documentation
Investigate application and website issues; perform root cause analysis, take corrective actions
Communicate and escalate degradations and outages
Research, develop, and implement new functionality requests for applications and websites
Create quality assurance reports for key stakeholders
May conduct formal presentations on newly developed websites and applications
Maintain familiarity with installed software standards and procedures and evaluate other tools to determine the appropriate fit into application development
Stay current on programming languages for innovative approaches to design and development
Provide technical guidance to other staff
This position typically requires an Associate's degree or higher and 2+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Evidence of equitable considerations, awareness and practice with regard to inclusive practices in educating diverse student bodies and working with a diverse faculty, staff, or work population to cultivate a culture that supports success and enables all members of a community to thrive.
To be considered for this position, you will need to submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, you will want to address how equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging relate to your professional experience.
This position will require successful completion of standard background checks.
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.
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Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
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