Programming Specialist

University of Toledo
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time

Title: Programming Specialist

Department Org: UT Online 5

Employee Classification: H3 - Comm Workers of America FT

Bargaining Unit: Communication Workers America

Primary Location: Main Campus - Academic

Shift: 1

Posted Salary: starting at $24.28/hr

Job Description:

The Programming Specialist is responsible for assisting with design, execution, and maintenance of “extract, transform, load” (ETL) processes and data operations for the learning management system (Blackboard Learn) and other technologies that support online education. The position also assists with administration of many software tools supported by UToledo Online and works with other departments to implement custom workflows and processes to create learning environments where learners can succeed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science or related field -OR- 5 years of relevant work experience required.
  • Minimum one year of experience with “extract, transform, load” (ETL) processes is required.
  • Demonstrable proficiency writing SQL statements required.
  • Experience with the following technologies/products is preferred:
    • Oracle, PostgreSQL, Snowflake, DBeaver/Oracle SQL Developer, Linux scripting/cron jobs, Python, Blackboard Learn/Ally/Collaborate, Echo360.
Communication and other skills:
• Excellent organizational, oral, and written skills.
• Ability to work alone efficiently and effectively as a self-starter and as a member of a team of professionals.
• Ability to coordinate multiple and complex tasks.
• Must be able to evaluate crisis situations, set priorities, and accomplish a high volume workload on time, while maintaining a positive working relationship with co-workers and clients.
• Ability to interact cordially with faculty, students, staff, vendors, and other parties.
• Ability to communicate effectively with individuals having varied levels of computer competency.
• Ability to communicate data about online learning in a way that it is easily understood by decision makers.
• Knowledge of organizational management, including workflows and other business processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years ETL experience preferred.
Experience with Oracle, PostgreSQL, and Snowflake environments preferred.
Experience with Learning Management Systems, particularly Blackboard Learn is highly desirable.
Experience administering software used in higher education learning environments such as web conferencing, lecture capture, desktop sharing, and data warehouse packages preferred.
Experience in implementing and supporting diverse computer hardware, software and associated peripherals preferred.
Experience working in a Linux environment preferred.
Knowledge of html, css, php, JavaScript, and Python useful.
Project management experience is beneficial.

Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

Advertised: 13 Sep 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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