Ideal Candidate Statement:Position is a remote working environment*
The ideal candidate will possess good analytical skills and experience in supporting the day-to-day operations and projects for the Colleges primary business units. Provide programming and analysis for business units utilizing the Ellucian Colleague ERP system. A good understanding of the functional processes and technical file structures within Colleague modules, such as Student, Finance, HR, and Financial Aid. Ability to program and test in Colleague Studio and ability to utilize SQL and UniQuery languages.
Ohlone College prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of 'A World of Cultures United in Learning' and we are looking for employees who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles.
*subject to future union bargaining and may change
Job Description Summary: Under the direction of the Administrator, perform a variety of professional and technical duties involved in designing, programming, testing and maintaining computer application systems; provide application programming supports; create technical and user documents.
Perform a variety of professional and technical duties involved in designing, programming and supports, testing and maintaining computer application systems;
Develop computer application systems from conception and design to implementation phase including program specifications such as coding and compiling test programs and assure quality of finished product;
Detect and resolve errors in data and program structure, logic and coding and develop patches, as needed;
Create and update technical specifications, test specifications, user guides/documents, custom change documents for patches and other related documents;
Provide training to College staff regarding computer systems use;
Identify needs and feasibility of departmental process automation including installing software upgrades and updates, re-applying custom code changes, performing and coordinating testing and providing instruction to users regarding system features;
Communicate with computer system vendors and other outside organizations to increase the effectiveness of programs;
Analyze and troubleshoot system and user issues and develop solutions and modify systems to increase effectiveness;
Monitor and evaluate system operations and activities;
Communicate with personnel and outside agencies to exchange information, coordinate activitiesand resolve issues or concerns; convey information received to appropriate District staff;
Prepare, provide and maintain a variety of records and reports related to data collection methods to assure user needs are met;
Lead and participate in a variety of computer systems projects as assigned;
Attend a variety of committee meetings, conferences and workshops as a representative of the department;
Maintain current knowledge in the programming field;
Demonstrate l sensitivity to and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of the Colleges students, faculty, staff, and community;
Effectively engage and support historically disproportionately impacted groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices;
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:KNOWLEDGE OF:
Principles, practices and techniques of computer system and database analysis and design;
Computer programming systems, utilities and applications utilized;
Principles, practices and procedures of website design and implementation including page layout, graphics, HTML, text editors, scripting, image scanning and assigned software;
Applicable programming languages;
Methods and procedures of operating computers and peripheral equipment;
Techniques of testing and debugging computer programs;
Correct use of oral and written communication.
Program, code, test and maintain assigned computer systems and programs;
Review, analyze and modify existing systems and programs as necessary;
Design, develop and implement new system applications as appropriate;
Troubleshoot and repair system malfunctions;
Detect errors in data and program structure, logic and coding;
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others;
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Test and de-bug programs for accuracy and reliability;
Provide technical assistance to computer systems users;
Conduct meetings and training to end users;
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
Work independently with little direction;
Meet schedules and timelines;
Prioritize and schedule work.
Education and Experience: Any combination equivalent to a bachelors degree in computer science or related field and two years of increasingly responsible programming and program analysis experience; AND Must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States 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 with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
Benefits Statement: Ohlone offers a competitive benefits package. Below is a list of some of our offerings:
Medical, dental, vision, and life insurances.
Participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and the California State Teachers Retirement System (STRS).
Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security).
Paid sick leave.
Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days.
Summer 4/10 schedule.
Longevity pay increase based on years of service.
IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan.
Employee Assistance Program.
Long Term Disability.
457 Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes).
403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes).
Enrollment fee waiver program.
*Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%
Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986: Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal 'Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.'
District Statement: Founded in 1967, Ohlone College is named in honor of the early Ohlone People who inhabited the San Francisco Bay Area. Ohlone College is committed to providing a high-quality education to serve our diverse population of over 15,000 students per year. Ohlone College is nationally recognized for our Deaf Studies and Interpreter Preparation programs, and is widely known for our nursing, health sciences, liberal arts, biomedical science, and smart manufacturing programs. As a learning community, we embrace and champion inclusivity, integrity, student expression, global citizenship, and continuous improvement.
Ohlone College is one of the top-ranked community colleges in California, serving the cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City. Our campuses in Fremont and Newark are centrally located in the East Bay between San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. This region is known as a hub of innovation and economic activity, and home to some of the most advanced manufacturing, biomedical research, and clean energy companies in California, including Tesla, Meta, Seagate, and Lam Research.
The main campus in Fremont is located near Interstate 680 at the base of Mission Peak, just south of the historic Mission San Jose, and is the primary gateway to year-round hiking, biking, and hang gliding in the Mission Peak Regional Preserve. The Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology is located near Interstate 880 in a hub of new residential and commercial development. The two campuses are connected by shuttle to each other and the Warm Springs BART station, which offers convenient access to public transit throughout the Bay Area.
EEO Statement Summary: The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.
If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.
Conditions of Employment: Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of vaccination from COVID-19. In addition, you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal 'Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.' Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance. Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College District.
The Ohlone Community College District is a multi-campus single community college district located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California. Serving almost 17,000 students per year, the District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College (pronounced "oh loh nee kol ij") is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.The Ohlone Community College District is a multi-campus single community college district located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California. Serving almost 17,000 students per year, the District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College (pronounced "oh loh nee kol ij") is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous impro...vement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.