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From: Heidi Kuhn <heidi.kuhn@rmoug.org>
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Date: Thu Sep 18 20:45:39 2014

CLASS TITLE: IT PROFESSIONAL II

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LOCATION: Denver, Colorado

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PRIMARY PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Metropolitan State University of Denver, Administration Building, 1201 5th Street, Denver, CO 80217

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SALARY:

$4,530.00 - $6,535.00 Monthly
$54,360.00 - $78,420.00 Annually

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FLSA STATUS: Exempt; position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

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OPENING DATE: 03/05/13

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CLOSING DATE: 04/01/13�04:00 PM

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JOB TYPE: Full Time

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DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:

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Metropolitan State University of Denver is one of the largest public universities in the nation and offers all the richness and diversity of a truly urban institution. With nearly 24,000 students, MSU Denver�has the second-largest undergraduate population and educates more undergraduate Coloradans than any other college or university in Colorado. With high-quality academics and a faculty unsurpassed in their expertise and commitment to students, MSU Denver is Colorado's best value in higher education. The University offers Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Music Degrees and is offering selected Master's Degrees. The University shares the 175-acre Auraria Campus in downtown Denver with two other post-secondary institutions.

State employees enjoy the following benefits:�PERA retirement plan�plus PERA 401K and 457 plans; excellent medical and dental health plans;�paid life insurance; short term�and long term disability programs;�10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave; and excellent work-life programs, training opportunities and more.

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DESCRIPTION OF JOB:


Please refer to the "Important Note to Applicants" section below for critical information about the application�and�screening process for this position.

This announcement will be used to fill several Programmer/Analyst vacancies.� Applicants will only need to submit one application to be considered for all vacancies.�

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Duties:���The Programmer/Analyst is responsible for designing and implementing infrastructure services in support of multi-platform use of data and ERP application development.� This includes business�analysis, technical analysis and design, programming, testing and documentation.���This full-time position will perform the following duties:

  • Business Analysis: Consultation with users and analysis of business related processes. Consults with�university departments to understand business requirements for streamlining operations, systems development, and solution implementation. Also consults with�university departments to analyze/troubleshoot business process problems.
  • Systems Analysis and Design: Evaluate problems or needs as they arise. Discuss alternative solutions with Team Leader or supervisor, and design solutions. These solutions incorporate researching and understanding the software environment as well as current industry conventions and standards. Build functional specifications based on this analysis. Then, using knowledge of data models, process models and existing environments, create new processes or modify existing processes, file structures, access methods, input procedures, output files, reports, and interfaces. Determine and document security and control needs. Write programming specifications, control documents and any input, output or processing handling documents.
  • Program Development: Develop program code following specifications and appropriate industry standards using Oracle PL/SQL, Java, C, Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, Groovy and Grails, Ajax, JDBC, html, jsp, xml and web Services software and programming languages.
  • Testing: Develop test data that will appropriately exercise the program code and validate the functionality called for in the specifications.
  • Documentation: Working with other Programmer/Analysts, document common processes for common problem resolution and submit them to the Help Desk Knowledge-base. Document new procedures.
  • Other Duties: This position will perform other duties as�assigned.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUBSTITUTIONS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:


Minimum Requirements:
� Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer information systems, computer networking or related field AND�two years professional experience in application development, analysis, design, programming, implementation,�and/or ongoing support of applications.�Part-time experience will be prorated.�(You must submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts with your application to receive credit for the bachelor�s degree).�
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Substitution:�� A combination of work experience in the occupational field or specialized subject area of the work assigned to the job which provided the same kind, amount, and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree but not for the�two years required professional experience (part-time experience will be prorated).� A master's or doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, computer information systems, computer networking or related field may substitute for the bachelor's degree and the one year professional experience.

Condition of Employment:��Must submit to and successfully complete a pre-employment background check.� Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from consideration for this position.� Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the Metropolitan State University of Denver Human Resources Office with an official
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Preferred Qualifications:�Please provide a detailed description with examples of your work experience and qualifications that describe how you meet the following:

  • Previous experience working in information technology in higher education.�
  • Knowledge of Oracle SQL Plus,�PL/SQL, Java, Groovy, and/or Ruby.
  • Previous experience programming in the Ellucian Banner�application systems or other closely related Oracle systems.��
  • Technical experience working with Cognos BI or other business intelligence tools.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting detailed requirement analysis,�developing specifications, and determining implementation.�
  • Previous experience writing detailed system design documentation.�
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with multiple platforms and�using multiple languages and tools.�
  • Understanding of database design principles and data modeling.
  • Previous experience with package system upgrades.�
  • Previous experience working in a position that required a high degree of customer service skills including the ability to establish cooperative relationships in a work setting.
  • Previous experience working in a team environment that required�working collaboratively with other departments evaluating various options and collaborating with other IT units to reach constructive solutions to IT problems and issues.
  • Previous experience in an environment that required creativity, analysis, problem identification, trouble shooting, and initiative.
  • Ability to be a�self starter/self motivated.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, provide regular updates including estimated dates�for final completion, and finish tasks in a timely manner.��

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SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:


Important Note to Applicants:
� Your employment application will be used to rate your training and experience and�determine the list of candidates for interview.� It is, therefore, very important to fill out the application completely and to give a detailed description of your education and work experience as it relates to this position.�Your application and/or attachments should address the described duties, minimum, and preferred qualifications.��Attach additional pages if necessary to fully explain your experience and accomplishments.� Review of your application materials may be the only step of the�selection process for this position.��Applications that include "see resume" or do not have detail in the work history section will be disqualified.�

If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program, CRS 24-21-201 through 24-21-214, please notify the HR office listed on this announcement so that you are provided the appropriate time extension for notifications provided by U.S. mail.�The extension allowed under this program applies only to U.S. mail notifications that include a deadline of 10 days or less.
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Colorado complies with the Americans with Disability Act to provide accommodations for persons with disabilities.�Candidates must request accommodations by contacting Angela Bender at 303-556-5036.

Your application will be reviewed by a qualified Human Resources�Analyst to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.�If it is determined that your application material does not meet the announced minimum qualifications, you will be notified in writing and may contact our office at the number on the letter within five days of receipt to discuss the matter.�If you still do not agree with our decision regarding your qualifications, you have the right to have that decision reviewed by the State Personnel Board.�Your request for review must be received by the State Personnel Board within ten days from your receipt of the letter informing you that you do not qualify.�To request a Board review, you are required to complete and submit the Colorado State Personnel System Consolidated Appeal/Dispute Form, available at http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DPA-SPB/SPB/1232721347216.�

Instructions for completing the form, as well as State Personnel Board Rules and Director's Administrative Procedures, are also available on the same web site.�If you are not able to access the forms on the internet or if you require assistance, please contact our department's Human Resource Office.�This request for review should be forwarded to:�State Personnel Board, 633 17th Street, Suite 1320, Denver, CO 80202-3604, or fax it to 303-866-5038.

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HOW TO APPLY: Thank you for your interest. Submit an on-line application by clicking the link below or submit a State of Colorado Application for Announced Vacancy and all supplemental questions according to the instructions provided below. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed above.

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TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED:
An unofficial copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. This documentation is the responsibility of the applicant and must be included as part of your application materials. Failure to provide a transcript or credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this announcement.

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IF NOT APPLYING ON-LINE, SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Paper application materials can be faxed to 303-556-5151 prior to close of this position on Monday, April 1st at 4pm.

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DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION:
Angela Bender, Employment Manager, 303-556-5036 or abender6@msudenver.edu

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METHODS OF APPOINTMENT: Appointment to the vacancy or vacancies represented by this announcement is expected to be from the eligible list created. However, at the discretion of the appointing authority, the position(s) may be filled by another method of appointment for a valid articulated business reason.

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APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.colorado.gov/jobs

Position #IT Professional II -
MSU DENVER - PROGRAMMER/ANALYST - IT PROFESSIONAL II
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THE STATE OF COLORADO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


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MSU Denver - Programmer/Analyst - IT Professional II Supplemental Questionnaire

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Please describe a time you collaborated with a department on a IT related project. What was your role and who was involved?


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Please describe a time you were required to organize several IT projects. How did you organize the requirements and how did you keep the department infomed of you progress?


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