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IT Analyst/Programmer III

Appalachian State University
Job Location:
Boone, North Carolina
Boone, NC

Position Number: 024411

Department: Information Technology Service - 205400

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications

Relevant Masters and 2-4 years of experience; or relevant Bachelor's and 3-5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

5 years working experience with at least one of the following:
  • Ellucian Banner
  • Oracle (PL/SQL)
  • JavaScript - NodeJS/VueJS
  • Python
  • Java/Groovy (Grails)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This work group is responsible for the completion of technical projects requiring software development across all the divisions of the University.

The IT Analyst/Programmer III position includes a full range of technical responsibilities including the design, development, testing, and subsequent implementation of applications, as well as project management of complex requests and requires frequent communication with Business Analysts/Functional Users to clarify project scope.

Other duties include but are not limited to:
  • Independently plan, organize, prioritize tasks and manage assignments.
  • Analyze, develop, prepare programs and test using SQL, Python, PL/SQL, JavaScript, Java, Groovy, Grails in a Unix environment for the supported divisions.
  • Solve reported problems with existing programs and procedures by researching the situation, consulting with other IT analysts as necessary and applying appropriate solutions.
  • Consult with campus users to define project needs and resolve application problems.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as completing time sheets.
  • Attend and participate in training activities and User conferences to improve skills.
  • Work includes a full range of technical responsibilities including the design, development, testing, and subsequent implementation of applications and requires frequent communication with Business Analysts/Functional Users to clarify project scope.
  • This position will report to one of the two development teams in Enterprise Applications based on the hired person's skill set and team need.
Type of Position: Full Time Position

Staff/Non-Faculty: Staff/Non-Faculty

Appointment Type: 1.0

Work Schedule/Hours
Mon-Fri, 8 00-5 00 pm, or after hours as needed

Number of Hours Per Week: 40

Number of Months Per Year: 12

Mandatory Staff: Yes

Suggested Salary Range: up to $95,041

Physical Demands of Position

Work for this office requires a predominance of computer workstation use. Thus, applicants must be able to spend long periods of time at a workstation. Other tasks are performed in an office setting, which requires the ability to perform normal office functions such as, telephone communications, filing, etc. It may, however, include light lifting, etc. to store office supplies or to prepare for training programs or special projects that require delivery of training materials or movement of tables, chairs or other light furniture. This position must be able to navigate campus to meet with clients and lead training programs with or without reasonable accommodations.

Posting Date: 10/13/2022

Closing Date

Open Until Filled: No

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application

Search Chair Name
Jerry Hampton

Search Chair Email

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed. This position may or may not be eligible for H-1B sponsorship; EHRA positions are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. To request further information about sponsorship for this position, please contact International Student and Scholar Services and Outreach at

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