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Programmer-Analyst

Posted on8/11/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector, Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness
Reports in officeInstitutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness
Application due dateUntil filled
Job start date9/1/2017 or later
CityBel Air
State/ProvinceMaryland
InstitutionHarford Community College
Institution descriptionHarford Community College, a mid-size, comprehensive college with a focus on access and excellence, celebrates 60 years in 2017. The College serves as a true anchor institution in the vibrant community of Harford County, Maryland. Our core values are integrity, excellence, lifelong learning, diversity, communication, collaboration, and service. HCC is committed to serving our community with programs, courses, services, and events that provide successful college transfer, career preparation and workforce entry, college readiness through remediation, and personal enrichment and community programming.

The beautiful Bel Air, MD, campus is convenient to Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE.
Job dutiesThe Programmer-Analyst provides research and analysis, prepares and submits state- and federally- mandated reports, and prepares institutional reports to support effective decision-making and operations of the College. Duties include, but are not limited to, extracting and synthesizing data from the college ERP (Banner), creating and revising syntax using appropriate statistical software; analyzing data; writing and modifying SAS code to check data for logical errors; identifying data needs for on- and off-campus reporting requirements; collaborating with personnel on- and off-campus to assure accurate and timely reporting; determining needs and conducting appropriate research projects; supplying creating appropriate data visualizations for various presentations and reports; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor. The Programmer-Analyst is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of personnel and institutional data.

This is an exempt, professional staff position.
QualificationsA bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer science, social science, or a related field; SAS Base certification; and at least three years of experience with SAS/SQL programming are required. A master's degree and/or SAS Advanced certification preferred.

Applicants will be evaluated on criteria including, but not limited to, experience in higher education research, SPSS in a work environment, IPEDS reporting, using Banner and/or Argos, writing and modifying SAS code, extracting data from an ERP, conducting institutional research, creating presentations for various audiences, creating and maintaining datasets, and creating and maintaining data warehouses.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsStarting salary range is $50,000-$60,800. Harford Community College provides a total compensation package that includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits program for its eligible full-time employees, including optional health, dental, and vision coverage and retirement saving plans. Harford also offers tuition waivers for employees and qualified dependents; access to fitness facilities for employees and qualified dependents; annual tuition assistance and professional development funding; and generous paid time off including annual, sick, and personal leave as well as paid winter and spring breaks.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website. Be sure to upload a resume and cover letter; applications without these submissions will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.