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Programmer/Analyst

Location
Corvallis, Oregon
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022
Position Details

Position Information

Department
Crop/Soil Sci Extension (ACS)

Position Title
Specialist 2-IT Res

Job Title
Programmer/Analyst

Appointment Type
Administrative/Professional Faculty

Job Location
Corvallis

Position Appointment Percent
100

Appointment Basis
12

Faculty Status
Regular

Tenure Status
N/A

Pay Method
Salary

Pay Period
1st through the last day of the month

Pay Date
Last working day of the month

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range
$60,288 - $105,420

Position Summary

The Department of Crop and Soil Science Extension is seeking a Programmer/Analyst. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE ), 12-month, professional faculty position.

The incumbent contributes to the mission of the Oregon State University Extension Service ( OSUES ) and the College of Agricultural Sciences ( CAS ) with the principal responsibility for delivery of the Oregon State University Extension Seed Certification Service ( OSCS ) program.

The purpose of this position is to assist in the maintenance and augmentation of a one-of-a-kind computing system to meet the business needs of Oregon Seed Services and its clients. The individual in this position will assist in keeping this system operational on a 24/7 basis, as it serves 40 internal and over 3000 external users throughout the Oregon seed industry. This includes driving a motor vehicle for off-site visits to seed companies around the state to facilitate remote tag printing.

The computing system implements the policies of Seed Services and is an ongoing repository of clients' confidential information, therefore, confidentiality is a key component of this position.

This position will learn the design and various uses of the database and front-end core applications of this system.

College of Agricultural Sciences faculty are committed to enhancing student success by engaging students in quality academic, research, internships, global studies, and other experiential learning opportunities. Positions with primary responsibility for extension and outreach are likewise committed to leaner success through programming appropriate for diverse audience.

Position Duties

40% Work collaboratively with members of the Seed Services group and customers to learn about the business as it relates to uses of the database and front-end applications.

40% Study database schema and applications for Seed Services. Assist with the development of web-based and desktop applications for clients to conduct certification transactions. Develop database queries to retrieve statistical data from the OSCS database.

15% Perform daily system administration. Provide technical assistance and end user support to internal and external clients. This may necessitate travel to off-site locations which will require maintaining a current, valid driver's license.

5% Other duties as assigned.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related a directly-related field.

Experience with the following:
  • Programming in an academic or production environment
  • Designing and implementing data centers
  • Experience with one or more database management systems such as Oracle, Sybase, or Microsoft SQL server
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g. Java, C++, etc.)

Willingness to learn the details of the seed certification and seed laboratory policies and procedures to assure the greatest effectiveness and independence in performing job duties.

Demonstration of effective oral and written communication.

This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OSU Standard ) as per OSU et seq.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Typical office environment with occasional off-site travel to seed company offices.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities.
No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
P05890UF

Number of Vacancies
1

Anticipated Appointment Begin Date
09/01/2022

Anticipated Appointment End Date

Posting Date
07/22/2022

Full Consideration Date

Closing Date
08/19/2022

Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search
Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

For additional information please contact:
Jodi Keeling at

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID -19 Vaccination Program. Please visit for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.

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    Details

    • Job Reference: 671938557-2
    • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
    • Recruiter: Oregon State University
    • Location: Corvallis, Oregon
    • Salary: On Application
    • Sector: I.T. & Communications
    • Job Type: Permanent