Information Technology Department
Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a f
ull-time, Programmer Specialist the Informational Technology
Department. The Programmer Specialist independently analyzes,
designs, programs, tests, and performs overall development of new
and future systems as required by the University under the
direction of the Director or designee. Coordinates and maintains
computer systems for administrative areas. May act as a project
leader in the development phase where required.
May supervise professional and / or support staff.
- Analyzes systems, designs, develops, tests, and writes computer
programs independently, documents requirements and specifications
and implements new and future systems.
- Monitors functionality and overall quality of systems and
recommends improvements/enhancements as appropriate.
- May act as project lead to include supervision of
- Coordinates operations and programs for existing systems in
- Coordinates, maintains, supports University interfaces, files,
reports, and/or any other reporting mechanisms needed.
- Develops and implements web applications and web application
- Serves as an expert in relevant products and supports existing
and purchased systems.
- Produces special reports as required.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those
above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
Information Systems or a related area, and four or more years
professional experience in applications programming with
application framework and XML.
Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the
above may also be considered.
- Working knowledge of tools including Oracle and or SQL (with
the ability to construct complex SQL statements). Familiarity with
Ellucian Banner SIS data.
The largest of Connecticut’s regional
comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls over 10,000
students. A third of its undergraduates are students of color, the
largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-six (96%) percent of the
students are from Connecticut. For more information about Central
Connecticut State University, please visit www.ccsu.edu.
Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New
Britain is a city of approximately 72,000. Part of the Greater
Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is centrally
located in the state and is within easy reach of much of
Connecticut and several metropolitan areas. Nicknamed “the Hardware
City” for its rich industrial heritage, it is home to Stanley Black
& Decker. Important cultural institutions include the New
Britain Museum of American Art and Walnut Hill Park, designed by
Fredrick Law Olmstead. New Britain’s population is characterized by
a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, the U.S.
Census Bureau estimates 70% of the population as White, 13% as
Black or African American, 3% as Asian, and 0.2% as American Indian
or Alaska Native. Currently 4.6% of New Britain’s population
identify themselves in more than one racial category and 43% of New
Britain’s population identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino.
Fifty percent (50%) speak a language other than English in the home
and 19% were born internationally. Significant portions of its
population come from Puerto Rico and Poland or consider themselves
to be from the African-American, Italian, or Irish ethnic
backgrounds. In addition to all that greater Hartford provides, New
Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts two hours
from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of
the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore,
within easy driving distance of a host of private and public
institutions of higher education and many cultural
Application and Appointment:
For full consideration,
applications must be received by December 3,2021. Extended
closing date: January 7,2022. All applicants who have applied
before December 3,2021 will be considered.
To begin the application process, click on the Apply button and
electronically submit the following documents:
- Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the
- Current curriculum vitae / resume
- Names of three professional references including their address,
email address, and telephone numbers.
The Programmer Specialist is compensated at the Administrator 4
salary level in accordance with the State University Organization
of Administrative Faculty (SUOAF) Collective Bargaining Union
Agreement. For more information, please visit
The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University
is proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a wide range
of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental
Fringe benefits include personal, vacation and sick leave, paid
holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life
insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care,
tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the
Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or
Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits
such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care
Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and
short term disability plans.
For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Emailed
and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact any
personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security number,
date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any
documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is
not listed on any documents submitted.
For more information, contact Rob Rak, Search Committee Chair, at
860-832-2254 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State
University actively seeks and encourages applications from women,
minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with
protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon