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Civil Service Position #CS14-64R
February 12, 2014

Position Title
ITTA - Computer Programmer I

Hiring Unit
ITS University Information Systems

Job Description/Responsibilities
Under direct supervision, this position performs basic retrieval programming using SQL, SQL/Plus, and PL/SQL; creates basic program documentation and end-user instructions for program execution; completes production control and other internal documentation forms; writes and executes simple test plans for program testing; develops a basic level of knowledge using the following tools:  TOAD, secure FTP, common desktop applications (Word, Excel, MS Access, etc.), Telnet, and Remote Desktop; and learns basic Unix and Windows commands.  The Computer Programmer I reads listservs, vendor-supplied documentation, and internal standards documentation to develop technical application knowledge; works with advanced IT staff and functional users to develop entry-level application and business knowledge; and develops understanding of data security and data standards.  This position may perform other related tasks as assigned in support of the department’s mission and goals. 

Minimum Qualifications

1. Any combination totaling two years from the following categories:
   a) progressively more responsible work experience in IT-related profession
   b) college course work in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a
       closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or
       its proportional equivalent:

       ●  60 semester hours or Associate’s Degree equals one year
       ●  90-120 semester hours or Bachelor’s Degree equals two years

Additional Skills Preferred by Unit

  • Applicant must indicate specific coursework/experience in relational database programming (SQL and PL/SQL) and analysis, with exposure to HTML, CSS, Java, Java scripting, XML, C, data architecture and database relational design
  • One year of exposure to any of the following operating systems: Unix, Linux, Windows Server
  • Ability to communicate with technical team members
  • Certification as on Oracle Developer and/or Ellucian Banner experience is a plus
  • Ability to contribute in a collaborative team environment
  • Self-motivation and flexibility in accepting duties and direction
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical programmatic solutions with direct supervision

Illinois residency required

FLSA Status

Commensurate with education and/or experience, not to exceed $3400/month

Application Process
The position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Applicants compete by examination.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources.  Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues. 

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to: 

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.  If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
February 26, 2014


SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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