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Programmer/Analyst, Institute of State and Regional Affairs

Company: Pennsylvania State University
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: + CURRENT PENN STATE EMPLOYEE (faculty, staff, technical service, or student), please login to Workday to complete the internal application process (https://pennstateoffice365.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/KnowledgeBaseArticlesSharing/EfiwgKReZ4VAjprFZPKWUm0Bq\_sU3KzTmERfpryq0esPKQ) . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday. + CURRENT PENN STATE STUDENT (not employed previously at the university) and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process . Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.+ If you are NOT a current employee or student, please click "Apply" and complete the application process for external applicants (https://hr.psu.edu/sites/hr/files/Application\_Process\_for\_External\_Applications\_Non-Penn\_State\_Employees\_.pdf) .JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The Institute of State and Regional Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg (ISRA) is seeking an early to mid-career individual to join its team of researchers as a Programmer/Analyst . ISRA, comprised of the Pennsylvania State Data Center and the Center for Survey Research, unites Penn State faculty and professional staff to carry out research and data services in the areas of public policy, community planning, information management, and evaluation. The Institute conducts approximately $3 million in annual sponsored research from the state, federal, philanthropic, and private funders. This position will provide technical support for ISRA's many research projects. The position is based at Penn State Harrisburg. ISRA is supportive of Penn State's Flexible Work Arrangements: https://hr.psu.edu/current-employee/flexible-work-arrangements . This is a limited-term staff appointment funded for one year from the start date with an excellent possibility of refunding. This is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with researchers at ISRA to design, develop, and implement technical solutions that support ISRA's research projects. We are looking for a team player who is committed to supporting ISRA's mission and growing research portfolio. Job Description:+ Collaborate with a team of ISRA researchers, faculty, and students.+ Identify and research technical needs and participate in project planning efforts.+ Design and create data collection, management, and analysis tools.+ Develop and maintain databases, websites, and interactive applications.+ Contribute to continuous improvement by adopting processes that improve overall efficiency.+ Test and deploy updates and fixes prior to launch.+ Ensure that University standards, accessibility requirements, coding practices, and security are being adhered to.+ Create technical documentation and instructions. Typical Experience:+ Experience with SQL and database environments/concepts, including relational database design and management.+ Experience with programming (.NET, Javascript, HTML, Python/R, etc.).+ Attention to detail, efficient time management, priority setting, and organizational skills.+ Ability to work on multiple projects both independently and in a team environment+ A commitment to quality and customer service.+ Problem-solving skills.+ Knowledge of server maintenance, virtual machines, and cloud services is a plus but not required. Position Level and Requirements:+ This position will be filled as a Level 2 or 3.+ The typical requirements for a Level 2 include an Associate's Degree or higher, 2+ years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience .+ The typical requirements for a Level 3 include a Bachelor's Degree or higher, 4+ years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience . How to Apply:+ As part of the application, candidates should submit both a cover letter and a resume. This position requires the successful completion of standard background checks in compliance with University policy. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports) . EEO is the Law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\_files/employers/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdf) CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports) .Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. EEO IS THE LAWPenn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.Federal Contractors Labor Law Poster (https://affirmativeaction.psu.edu/files/2022/01/Federal-Contractors-Labor-Law-Poster.pdf) PA State Labor Law PosterPenn State Covid-19 Vaccination or Testing Requirements (https://hr.psu.edu/careers/covid-19-vaccine-reqs) Penn State is committed to the health of our local and global communities. As a condition of employment, all employees are required to comply with COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements. Click on Penn State Covid-19 Vaccination or Testing Requirements (https://hr.psu.edu/careers/covid-19-vaccine-reqs) to learn about the requirements as well as general COVID-19 information at Penn State.Affirmative Action (https://policy.psu.edu/policies/hr11) Penn State PoliciesCopyright Information (https://www.psu.edu/copyright-information) HotlinesMiddletown, PA

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