Administrative Software Specialist (Programmer/Analyst)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution SD School of Mines
Working Title Administrative Software Specialist (Programmer/Analyst)
Posting Number CSA00112P
Department SDSMT-Information Technology
Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City
Posting Text

LOCATION: Information Technology Services

STARTING HOURLY RATE: $17.23 – $25.87, dependent upon education and experience, GI

POSITION PURPOSE: Provide administrative software support and serve as the campus Blackboard administrator. Duties include training and assisting administrative staff on new and existing software packages; coordinating support within department; management of the Blackboard software, including maintaining campus door access, meal plans, online accounts, reports, and system testing; serving as administrative technical representative and project manager for administrative software projects with other state-wide universities; research current and new hardware and software; and other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
•tools and technologies available to meet information system requirements;
•principles, theories and concepts of computer science;
•operating characteristics of the environments of assigned information systems.

Ability to:
•communicate effectively in both oral and written form with technical and non-technical clients and translate their needs, ideas, or suggestions into logical solutions, exercising tact, patience, discretion and professional demeanor;
•establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others;
•analyze and resolve information system problems;
•use and apply standard principles, theories, and concepts of computer programming and design;
•provide outstanding customer service.

COMMENTS: Some travel, including overnight stays, is required.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin February 12, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

Posting Date 02/05/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
First Consideration Date 02/12/2018
Advertised Salary $17.23 - $25.87, dependent upon education and experience, GI
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
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Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires Travel, Overnight stays
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South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.

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