Job Description

  • Position Type:
    Information Management Technology/Programmer

  • Date Posted:
    8/31/2022

  • Location:
    Cholla IMT - Glendale, AZ

  • Date Available:
    09/12/2022

  •   Additional Information:
    Position Title: Programmer II

    Department: Information Systems

    Supervisor: Director of Information Systems

    Term of Employment: 12 month

    Salary Classification: Supervisory 8

    Job Summary: Analyze, create, test and implement new software programs/systems and modify existing software programs/systems to meet current and future information technology needs for the Peoria Unified School District environment. Mentor Programmer I staff.

    Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
    • Collects and documents program specifications that a) indicate program parameters and capabilities, b) define internal controls, and c) identify database files.
    • Works closely with users to determine their precise needs in developing and/or modifying systems/programs to meet those needs; maintains communication with departmental personnel to ensure satisfaction with information systems reporting.
    • Designs logic for programs/systems; tests programs/ systems; and assures documentation of programs/systems.
    • Codes, debugs and documents programs; monitors program execution and initiates modifications as needed; resolves production errors by tracing programming error(s) and re-coding; retests corrected programs to ensure quality output.
    • Instructs or assists in the instruction on the use of completed programs.
    • Provides user support for purchased software applications; develops accurate and efficient solutions to data processing/reporting needs outside the normal scope of purchased software applications; and reports errors, omissions and software issues to the vendor.
    • Provides programs for data exchange between systems/programs.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    1. Sound understanding of the following:
      1. Programming languages: .Net languages i.e., C#, Visual Basic, Java Script and AJax
      2. Internet technologies: .Net, HTML, and IIS
      3. Operating systems: Windows 2000 and up and Windows 2000 server and up]
      4. Development Tools: Visual Studio .Net and Reporting Services
      5. Databases: Microsoft SQL, MySQL
      6. Applications: Office 2000 and up, Microsoft SQL database administration tools
      7. Knowledge of Active Directory
      8. Knowledge of principles of computer programming, systems analysis and database management methods and techniques
      9. Knowledge of a variety of software and hardware data processing and application programs utilized in the Peoria Unified School District
      10. Knowledge of the tools and equipment utilized in computer installation, configuration and maintenance
      11. Skill in reading, interpreting and understanding technical program manuals
      12. Skill in analyzing and diagnosing computer systems and problems and in developing, testing, documenting and implementing systems and software corrections and solutions
      13. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school district.
      14. Skill in performing database administration is highly desired
      15. Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and procedures
      16. Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures

      17. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED AND a two-year degree in computer related field; two years experience or equivalent of experience and education OR equivalent of above in education and experience.

        OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
        • Works independently and able to set priorities.
        • Possesses AZ driver’s license and good driving record.
        • Able to read, write and speak English.
        • Able to perform physical activity and lift minimum of 50 lbs with no assistance.
        • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check.
        • May be required to sit for extended periods with vision to monitor and repetitive keyboard utilization.
        • May be required to obtain and maintain computer certifications in multiple areas.
        • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
        • May be required to travel to perform work functions.
        KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
        • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
        • Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures.
        • Knowledge of principles of training, supervising and assisting program participants.
        • Knowledge of principles of public relations and customer service practices and procedures.
        • Knowledge of principles of program mission, goals and objectives, policies and procedures.
        • Knowledge of administrative, accounting and budget tracking practices and procedures.
        • Knowledge of principles of program operation, evaluation and implementation practices and procedures.
        • Skill in scheduling, advertising, registering, coordinating, tracking and training program participants.
        • Skill in designing, setting up, maintaining and updating databases specific to assigned program area.
        • Skill in supervising, evaluating and coordinating assigned staff and program activities.
        • Skill in developing and distributing information specific to program populations.
        • Skill in analyzing program problems and implementing effective corrective actions.
        • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school district.
        • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of intermediate to advanced software applications.
        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED AND three (3) years of accounting, and/or administrative work with intermediate to advanced computer software utilization and program rules, regulations and policies in assigned program area; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
        OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
        • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check.
        • May be required to stand, walk, bend, lift and carry equipment, materials, supplies or participants weighing up to fifty pounds.
        • Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver license.
        • May be required to obtain District Driver Certification.
        • May be required to sit for extended periods of time entering, retrieving and updating data and computer software programs specific to program area of assignment.




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