Applications Specialist II
South Orange County Community College District
Irvine Valley College
Applications Specialist II
Initial Screening Date 03/28/2019
Pay Range: 138 - Step 1 = $6,090 (salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step)
The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Under general direction from the appropriate operating unit manager, provides and coordinates software application support for desktop usage and online distance education course management and technology; teaches and advises faculty, administrators and staff in the creation of web-based or online courses; and coordinates specialized training classes for faculty and staff for web-based and online software applications.
This is a senior position in the area of application support and requires significant knowledge and experience to independently perform assigned duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This class is distinguished from the Applications Specialist I in that the latter performs the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series including the provision of basic training to faculty and staff for web-based and online software applications.
Strong understanding of computers and applications software.
Multiple software applications and related concepts.
Principles and practices used in troubleshooting various software application problems.
Basic applications/programming development, databases and data structure concepts.
Methods and techniques of providing training to faculty and staff on software applications.
Principles used in the design of training materials and programs.
Methods and techniques used in web site design and development.
Analyze, troubleshoot and apply problem solving skills to technical problems.
Advise faculty, administrators and staff in the creation of web-based or online courses.
Direct, coordinate, develop and provide training on software applications.
Coordinate the development of end user documentation from a variety of sources.
Evaluate and test new software applications and recommend modifications as necessary.
Understand various administrative activities and office functions.
Operate a variety of equipment including computers and supporting software applications.
Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment, programs and systems.
Work cooperatively with other departments, faculty and staff.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Equivalent to two years of college level course work in computer science, information systems, application programming or a related field.
Four years of increasingly responsible experience providing software applications support; experience with on-line course management systems is desirable.
Please visit the Districts Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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