CSUMB Online Recruitment System

Human Resources
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Seaside, California 93955-8001

Main Number: (831) 582-3389
TTY: (831) 582-3369



Analyst/Programmer 12 Mo

Information Systems

Job #: MB2011-PD1732

This recruitment is to establish a pool for current and future vacancies.
Salary level is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and proficiency based upon an overall assessment.

Open until filled. Application Screening Begins:

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California State University, Monterey Bay is distinctive in serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class and historically underserved communities. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service.

CSUMB is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population.


Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Information Systems and/or the Associate Director of IS and Project Manager, the Programmer Analyst is responsible for providing technical support for the development, installation, operation, and maintenance of mission critical enterprise systems including Student Administration, Financials, Human Resource and/or Data Warehouse Systems. Analyzes user technical needs; designs, codes, documents and tests new computer programs; modifies/tests existing programs; develops new or modifies existing job streams/scripts to execute programs and utilities in the processing sequence; and provides technical support for finding solutions and implementing projects. The Programmer Analyst also:

  1. Installs, maintains, and customizes application systems software, software enhancements, modifications and related systems to meet current and projected user needs. Ensures quality of overall system performance and ongoing availability of systems.
  2. Analyzes where user methodologies can adapt and where software changes will be required. Analyzes which changes can be done in a timely manner, and which can be done at a later date. Performs analytical studies of procedures, software, and systems; translates the results of these studies to alternative methods of data processing. Proposes recommendations based on analysis and studies.
  3. Provides coordination for implementing new campus systems including managing time frames and ensuring timely implementation, evaluating and assigning necessary resources, working with users across multiple departments to ensure needs are met, and ensuring vendor commitments are kept. Provides analysis and timely support to applications and Information Systems staff in the resolution of operating and related system problems. Provides ongoing support and assistance in meeting user production needs. Participates as a member of the Information Systems team to provide optimal operation of information systems and to support other technical staff in meeting user needs.

Career Grade Level: Incumbents at this level work relatively independently and possess the experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all of the duties and responsibilities defined above.

Other Functions:

  1. Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


General knowledge of: campus-defined systems, applications, and technical standards; structured programming techniques; formal data structure design, relational database design, and file structure; systems development life cycle and structured systems development concepts. Working knowledge of client/server technologies. Knowledge and skills in applications programming and systems analysis and related programming support functions is a prerequisite.
Ability to: to identify hardware/ software interface problems; use appropriate productivity tools to provide for more rapid development of applications; work with users and focus groups to test and debug programs and interfaces; effectively handle interpersonal interactions at all levels; write code to meet user expectations; independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse, academic environment. Exceptional ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a professional, persuasive, and tactful manner.


Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related technical field AND two (2) years of progressively responsible technical experience in programming, systems analysis, application development, implementation planning, PL/SQL and at least one other high level programming language. Additional experience, which has demonstrated the requisite skills/abilities, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis.


Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.


Experience working in higher education. Working knowledge of Student Administration, Financials, Human Resource and/or Data Warehouse systems and development. Experience with report writer or query language. Experience with internet protocols and web development. Experience with Oracle/PeopleSoft tools, technology and architecture. Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the Core Values. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.


Uses typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.


$4,314 - $8,831 per month. CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, CSU Benefits R09.
Note: The University Corporation atCSU Monterey Bay also providesaccess to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.


All candidatesmust complete and sign a Background Check Consent Form specific to this position when interviewed at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB). A Background Check includes an education verification (if applicable), confirmation of dates of employment/salaries and acriminal history check. A Background Check will be performed if you are a finalist for this position. The criminal history check will be conducted by a third-party agency prior to making the job offer to the successful candidate. InternalCSUMBApplicants: Finalists who are currently employed as a state employee at CSUMB are not required to undergo acriminal historybackground check.


A completed online application and resume must be received in the Human Resources Office BY 5:00P.M. ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2011, TO BE GUARANTEED A REVIEW. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.

For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389, or TDD at (800) 735-2929. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or our Student Services Building first floor (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours and the location of each site. CSUMB will not fax application materials.

CSUMB is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.