Administrative Positions

Employees whose work activities are substantially involved in the administration of the University, other than teaching, shall be designated as administrators by the President of the University.


Title: Programmer Analyst
Position Type
Department: IT

Augustana University invites applications for the position of Programmer Analyst. The primary responsibility will be to provide implementation, design, development and support for the administrative system software – Jenzabar CX, JX databases and the JICS portal.

Work Schedule: Full-time, 12 months, including occasional evening, weekend and on-call hours.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide support and training to end-users of the administrative software system
  • Diagnose and remediate software errors
  • Develop documentation of standards and procedures
  • Provide input and develop strategies as a part of the administrative software support team
  • Assist in developing code to enhance functioning of administrative software
  • Represent Augustana at national users conference and participate in networking opportunities with Jenzabar users at other institutions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent programming abilities within an SQL relational database environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with relational database report writing software
  • Ability to function in Windows and Linux server environments
  • Experience developing and implementing data integration strategies
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Experience with MS-Office suite
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, at both technical and non-technical levels
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail
  • Goal oriented and driven to succeed
  • Excellent judgment, organizational, and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science related field or equivalent experience and training; Experience programming in SQL; Commitment to continuous learning in all aspects of campus technology.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with Informix, data integration tools, Java, perl, XML, C/C+,  and Google Docs; Experience with IBM Cognos or other Business Intelligence software; Experience in higher education or in a higher education ERP environment.

Application Procedure: Send a completed Augustana University employment application, a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references electronically to Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana University

Email submissions are preferred.

Human Resources
Augustana University

2001 S Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.  Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment.  Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.