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Applications Programmer


Carson-Newman University seeks an Applications Programmer to assist Information Technology Services and other Carson-Newman offices with their programming needs. Principal duties include the design, analysis and programming associated with maintenance, modifications, and enhancements to existing administrative applications as well as the design, analysis, and programming associated with developing complex new administrative applications.

This position must be able to quickly learn and utilize a wide variety of development tools to retrieve and update administrative and academic data from a variety of databases, streamline departmental processes, and improve the student experience with minimal technical supervision.

The Applications Programmer is expected to implement, modify, test, and document solutions based on the specifications of the Institutional Research and Development Coordinator to meet the changing needs of the University. They are also responsible for working with and making recommendations to the coordinator based on their own research of manuals, technical reports, and periodicals to ensure solutions are current and that they meet industry standards.

This position reports directly to the Institutional Research and Development Coordinator and will work closely with several members of the Information Technology Services team to help further the goals of ITS and other departments on campus.

Education/Work Experience:

An Associate’s degree in computer programing or related field is required or equivalent experience.

Required and desirable skills:

Required Skills:

Strong organizational & time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks. Demonstrated ability to work with internal constituents and external organizations.

The ability to present plans, policies, and projects. Ability to discuss technology topics with technical and non-technical people.

The ability to acquire new skills

Demonstrated written and oral English language skills

Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills internally and externally

The ability to accurately analyze, diagnose problems and outline solutions

Desire and aptitude to learn additional programming

Ability to pay close attention to detail

Ability to work independently


Programming skills: Java Script, HTML, HTML 5, .Net, JSON, C# and experience with MVC architecture

Knowledge of other higher education industry established applications

General to mid-level knowledge of higher education offices, functions and processes

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a letter of interest, current resume, and any certification electronically to:

Email: staffrecruiting@cn.edu

Human Resources

Attn: Staff Recruiting

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN 37760

Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

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