Albright College, a liberal arts college in Reading, PA, is accepting applications for an Analyst Developer. The Information Technology Division at Albright (DSI) is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and creative person to join their Business Process and Application team. The Business Process and Application team is highly collaborative offering the opportunity to learn and develop skills from other information technology peers. The Analyst Developer will need strong MS-SQL and/or MySQL knowledge and experience. In addition to SQL, if you are someone who likes to learn, teach others, tackle complex problems with like-minded peers and possess strong creative and critical thinking skills, this role might interest you. The Analyst Developer will need excellent communication skills, cultural competency to work in a diverse environment and the ability/willingness to work closely with a very engaged and collaborative team.
The Analyst Developer will perform the critical function of architecting, implementing, supporting, and enhancing the use of business applications at Albright College. The Analyst Developer will be a part of the Digital Strategy and Infrastructure Division and the Business Process and Applications team. Under general supervision, this person will code and modify moderate to highly complex programs, including applications/systems integration. He or She will also test and debug code; maintain, modify, and integrate applications. They will also perform analysis and design of programs, edit and approve user as well as application documentation for the use of new and revised systems, including operational documentation. They will have the opportunity to learn and develop skills from other information technology peers.
Essential Job Functions:
Problem resolution and process development related to Student Information System other enterprise applications. They will also assist with upgrades, integration and maintenance of these systems as necessary.
Support/modify existing custom applications and data integrations as necessary.
Write complex queries and stored procedures using MS-SQL & MySQL. Use SQL Server Reporting Services (integrated with SharePoint) to create and publish actionable reports and dashboards.
Consult with users to identify and analyze business needs.
Coordinate efforts related to custom programming requests with the supervisor and peers in the department.
Develops and recommends specifications for new applications and proposed changes to existing applications.
Provides training and documentation for users. Creates and maintains technical documentation on all custom applications.
Maintains familiarity with new technology standards and how each may be applied to the future growth and development of the existing systems at Albright College.
Acquiring knowledge necessary to support new languages or systems Albright College has or plans to implement.
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Strong written, verbal, communication, organization and interpersonal skills.
Respect and empathy for others.
Ability to work well in individual, small group, and large group settings.
Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with Advancement colleagues and campus-wide partners in a respectful manner.
Excellent communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact professionally with diverse group of constituents including management, coworkers, users, faculty, students, and vendors.
Solid understanding of business practices and a demonstrated ability to effectively map workflows, support Software Applications and make recommendations to automate/improve business/academic processes.
Detail oriented with strong analytical skills.
Desire to work as a member of a highly productive team.
Ability to organize independent work, set priorities, adjust to peak periods in the workflow and complete assignments independently.
Flexibility to perform daily recurring tasks while at the same time working on various longer-term departmental projects.
Ability to interact effectively with College staff and constituency.
Sensitivity, good judgment and the ability to handle highly confidential material and information.
Related Bachelor's degree and/or 5+ years of relevant experience
Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking “Apply Now”. Cover letter, a minimum of two professional references and any other supporting application materials can be uploaded in one document along with the resume. Optional documents may be submitted can include: proof of education/certification, licenses, and letters of recommendation. Albright offers a competitive benefits package, which includes tuition remission.
As the oldest institution of higher learning in Berks County, Albright College has a long history of educating students of academic promise. Founded in 1856, Albright College is a diverse community of learners cultivating integrity, curiosity, connection, and resilience. The college’s flexible curriculum encourages students to combine and cross majors to create individualized academic programs. Close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options create opportunities for Albright graduates to exceed their own expectations. Nationally ranked as a top performer for social mobility, Albright is proud of its wide cultural and economic diversity. Students learn to relate to people from different backgrounds, develop greater self-awareness, and gain a panoramic perspective of the world in order to view problems from multiple perspectives. The experience is valuable to students preparing to enter today’s global workplace, where differences in backgrounds and perspectives are the norm.
Albright College is a liberal arts institution with approximately 1750 students, located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.
At Albright, we believe our differences make us stronger and empower us to better understand and respect one another in a just and fair manner. With this in mind, the College recruits, houses, educates, employs, supports, and generally celebrates people of all statuses, identities, and backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religious or spiritual identity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and parental status, veteran status, political affiliation, and physical and mental ability. Albright College is an EEO employer and, as stated above, is actively committed to inclusivity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity in all dimensions among applicants for this position. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.
About Albright College
Our mission is to inspire and educate the scholar and leader in each student, building on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and a commitment to the best of human values, fostering a commitment to a lifetime of service and learning.