Princess Anne, MD United States
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Programmer Specialist

University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment

Job Title: Programmer Specialist
Job Location: Princess Anne , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Computer services, info technology
Grants, programs, research admin
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2019-06-26
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Programmer Specialist
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Provide technical support to the informational and reporting needs of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment (OIRPA) at the University; retrieve data from a server and respond to internal ad-hoc data requests; design program application solutions for data retrieval and management to meet user needs; maintain student databases, retention and graduation files, and faculty and staff files; develop customized reports/tables required for internal and external reporting including those necessary for State and Federal government, regional and professional accreditors; develop and maintain OIRPA website; and develop application reports or reporting techniques, using PeopleSoft and other databases including data warehouse. Perform other duties as required to support other needs in OIRPA.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other related field such as Statistics or Social Sciences with programming experience required. Master's degree would be an advantage.

Proven understanding of relational database input, data extraction, and reporting required. Strong working knowledge of PeopleSoft and SQL server is preferred. Proven skills for evaluating and analyzing complicated data and making appropriate decisions and/or recommendations relative to data. Proven ability to adapt to new technologies required. Demonstrated ability as a proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite software required to include Excel and Access. Ability to work independently and evaluate data, assess alternatives, formulate logical and sound decisions required. Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork required. Note: Verification of degree is the responsibility of the candidate. Individuals with degrees from outside of the US may be subject to verification.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three current, professional references to include e-mail address and telephone number. All applicants must apply using the new online application system. Please visit to apply. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration Sponsorship

UMES is and EEO/AA employer. The successful applicant must be able to show acceptable documentation proving identity and establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Stanley M. Nyirenda as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Stanley M. Nyirenda
11868 Academic Oval
Princess Anne , MD 21853
United States
Phone: 410-651-7689
Phone: 410-651-7530

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