Skip to main content

This job has expired

Lead Programmer Analyst

Job Details

About CCRI and the Role

Position Title

Lead Programmer Analyst


Information Technology

Position Category

Staff - NonClassified

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is New England’s largest community college, and a nationally-recognized leader in catalyzing student success and achievement for recent high school graduates and returning adults alike.

We provide affordable, open access to higher education, and we deliver on our mission to offer all students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth.

Diversity is our strength. We champion equity, and we celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff whose demographics are reflective of our diverse student body. To learn more about our employees’ values and what it means to work here, learn about our Guiding Principles here .

Job Summary

The Lead Programmer Analyst will analyze, design, develop, test, implement, and maintain software applications and systems to meet our organization’s needs. As a Lead Programmer Analyst, you will collaborate with various stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions. You will also participate in all phases of the development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing and deployment.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with business users, technical resources, and other stakeholders to gather and analyze requirements for new software applications and enhancements to existing systems.
  • Design, develop, code, test, debug, and document software applications using programming languages (i.e. Java, SQL ) and integration tools (APIs).
  • Develop and maintain workflows, data, and data integration solutions to support business processes and reporting needs.
  • Participate in code reviews, unit testing, integration testing, and system testing to ensure high-quality software solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, performance problems, and software defects.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to end-users, including troubleshooting software issues, answering questions, and providing training as needed.
  • Ensure timely resolution of support tickets within Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and engage with vendor support as needed to resolve escalated issues.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in information technology.
  • Participate in team activities and duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 4 years of relevant experience OR Associate’s degree in a related field and 6 years of relevant experience.
  • Proven experience as a software developer or programmer analyst, with proficiency in programming languages such as Java, C#, Python, SQL, etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to understand complex business requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Experience with development methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, or Waterfall.
  • Knowledge of databases, solutions, cloud technologies, APIs, and programming.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
Competencies and Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner ERP or similar enterprise resource planning systems.
  • Familiarity with Ellucian Ethos integration platform or similar middleware solutions.
  • Knowledge of SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions and cloud-based technologies.
  • Proficiency in using reporting tools such i.e. Argos, Insights
  • Robust experience working with APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) for data integration and interoperability.
  • Certification or training in relevant technologies and tools, including Ellucian products, is a plus.
Position Details

Position Information





Pay Grade

PSA 14

Salary Information

Anticipated starting salary based on experience: $80,000-$97,000


Full-time employees enjoy an array of benefits, including:

• Comprehensive Health Benefits and Rewards for Wellness Incentives
• Paid Time Off
• Parental Leave
• In-State Tuition Waivers
• Legal Care Insurance

For a complete listing, visit:

Collective Bargaining Unit

Reports To

Director of Enterprise Applications

Permanent/Limited position


Position End Date

Academic/Calendar Year


Work Schedule Information

Non-Standard: 35 hours per week

Campus Location

Primarily located at the Warwick Campus

Civil Service List position

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Posting Details

Posting Details

Number of Vacancies


Application Open Date


Application Close Date


Posting Number


Quick Link

Special Instructions to Applicants

If attaching a resume complete with education history and/or employment history, please
disregard these sections within the online application.

Finalists may be required to provide official college transcripts.

Disability Accommodations

CCRI is committed to ensuring the full participation of all applicants throughout the recruitment process. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you should require an accommodation during the application process, please notify the Department of Institutional Equity and Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting by calling (401) 825-2311 or emailing

EEO Statement

CCRI prohibits students, employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors (collectively, “community members”) from engaging in discrimination and harassment based on any individual’s race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected characteristic. This prohibition applies to CCRI’s educational programs and activities—including admissions—as well as all employment actions, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, and benefits. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to CCRI’s Title IX Coordinator at

The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to report campus crime data, support victims of violence, and publicly outline the policies and procedures they have put into place to improve campus safety.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents



The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert