Western Washington University is a comprehensive state university, highly ranked nationally, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school. The campus, overlooking the San Juan Islands, is located in Bellingham, a coastal community of 83,000, 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, B.C.
About the Department
The Business & Financial Systems department is in the Business & Financial Affairs Division under the leadership of VP Rich Van Den Hul.
About the Position
As our Information Technology Specialist 2, you will require knowledge on website and SharePoint design and development and small-scale database design and development, knowledge of computer hardware and desktop applications, some knowledge of business process analysis and project management to IT systems. While under general supervision, you will support departmental web, SharePoint, and eMarket sites, departmental databases, projects and business process analysis.
Your responsibilities will include:
Website Development and Maintenance: AVP-BFA website development and maintenance as well as development and maintenance of eMarket sites.
Providing backup to hardware and software application support
Database development, database maintenance and Crystal Report writing/developing/modifying
Conducting Business Process Analysis (BPA) for campus customers
IT system implementation support including responding to and resolving IT application issues
SharePoint site development and maintenance including developing sites, migrating data and training for use of the site
SCLogic mail tracking application support including secondary support if SCLintra is unable to process a request
Three (3) years of aggregate experience in website development, database design and development
Fluent knowledge of Microsoft Access, database design, query development, form and report design and development, ODBC, and Crystal Reports
Strong understanding of web development tools (WordPress, Drupal, Dream Weaver)
Fluent knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS SharePoint
Fluent understanding of business process analysis and strong process mapping skill
Participated in analytical work in a large-scale computer system or software environment
Understand general daily business processes
Strong ability to multi-task
Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills
Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability effectively translate, simplify and communicate technical information to diverse groups of stakeholders
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, as well as in various team structures
Highly self-driven and self-motivated
Team oriented, user friendly, and able to elicit welcoming customer engagement
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field
Experience with Microsoft Visio, Project
Strong understanding of computer hardware and desktop applications
Knowledge of SQL databases
New hires typically begin at $3,907/month including an excellent benefits package
This position is part of a Public School Employees of WWU bargaining unit. New employees are required to meet the membership requirements of the current collective bargaining unit agreement within 30 calendar days of employment.
A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.
Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.
Closing Date Notes
Application review begins June 12, 2017; position is open until filled
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); firstname.lastname@example.org
WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).
All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.
With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Western is located in beautiful Bellingham, a scenic coastal city of approximately 80,000 situated between Seattle, Washington and Vancouv...er, British Columbia. With easy access to both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast, the region is rich in cultural events and attractions as well as many recreational activities. Western is known nationally for its successes, including being named the top public master’s granting university in the Pacific Northwest by U. S. News and World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.