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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Programmer/Analyst
Department Information Technology Officer
Position Type Full Time
Position Grade 25
Position Level (Faculty Only)
Step Range 0-5
Salary Range $40,188-$44,207
Pay Basis Annual
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Programmer/Analyst is responsible for assisting with the planning and development of Computer Information Systems required by the departmental functional users as assigned by the Sr. Systems Analyst.

Position Reports To Senior Systems Analyst for SIS
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide effective application support and programming services to the functional (various departments) users under the supervision of the Sr. Systems Analyst.
2. Consult with user departments to establish goals and objectives that will address the user’s information management strategies. Coordinates services with other sections of the IT department and users of the administrative systems.
3. Analyze user documentation and procedures to ascertain functional requirements.
4. Prepare system requirements, system designs, charts and diagrams according to departmental methods and standards. Code, debug, and document programs and develop procedures.
5. Develop, test and debug ARGOS report writer scripts for departmental functional users for increasingly difficult assignments.
6. Prepare related operations documentation and assist operations staff as needed.
7. Serve as the liaison with software vendors. Consult with supervisor and end user management in developing test and rollout plans for vendor provided software updates and enhancement.
8. Consult with and assist the Sr. Systems Analyst with prioritizing multiple assignments to ensure deadlines are met.
9. Practice Quality Assurance. MUST consult and plan with the Sr. Systems Analyst to ensure that ALL user requests are fully understood and appropriate procedures are designed to accomplish tasks.
10. Serve as a backup to the other Programmer Analyst by learning the critical functions and daily processing routines of the functional areas as assigned by the Sr. Systems Analyst.

Required Qualifications

A degree in Computer Information Systems, with an emphasis in computer information systems.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with emphasis in computer programming can substitute degree for one year of experience (CIS or related field Bachelors degree).

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree with emphasis in computer information systems.
Two years of full-time employment in the computer information systems field with one year as an applications programmer.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of structured programming techniques using a computer language is required such as C/C++, Visual Basic, Java, Groovy, Grails, SQL or others. ARGOS Report Writer experience and knowledge of database management systems is preferred.
Competent in all phases of systems analysis and applications programming.

Physical Demands

Walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and bending.

Supervision Exercised


Work Environment

Work in a well lighted and air conditioned area most of the time.
Outside will be exposed to all types of weather, noise, and vibration from equipment.


Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to work at a different college work sight or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 00122
Number of Vacancies 2
Open Date 08/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required experience as per the job description
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts/Certificates
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae