IS Specialist, Systems Developer (Public May Apply)

IS Specialist, Systems Developer (Public May Apply)

Code: 11578 Posted: 02/26/2016

IS Specialist, Systems Developer
Campus Technology Services
University of Wisconsin Parkside

The University of Wisconsin Parkside invites applicants for an IS Specialist.

Reporting to the Applications Development Services Manager, this position will work independently to provide reliable, high performance, secure and scalable application development, business analysis and system support services to the campus faculty and staff. This position provides technical support, among others, for the document imaging and workflow systems, data warehouse, reporting tools, student information system, and constituent relationship management system, whether hosted at UW Parkside or remotely.

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30% A. Management of Vendor-Supplied Systems

A1. Support document imaging, workflow, and other vendor-supplied systems.
A2. Provide guidance related to evolution and updates for these systems.
A3. Collaborate with vendors and UW partners in supporting systems.
A4. Support and look for new solutions for automation of services such as test scoring.

30% B. Decision Support Analysis and Reporting

B1. Provide technical support for data warehouse and business intelligence systems in collaboration with institutional research staff.
B2. Develop programs and processes related to these systems.
B3. Monitor health and performance of related processes.
B4. Collaborate with decision makers to ensure delivery of sound solutions for their needs.

30% C. Development of Enterprise Application and Integration

C1. Perform application development in student information system and other enterprise systems.
C2. Meet with customers to analyze needs, define requirements, and propose solutions.
C3. Test and debug programs.
C4. Prepare and update documentation.
C5. Hold regular knowledge transfer meetings with co-workers.
C6. Provide quality assurance.

10% D. Perform Other Duties

D1. Participate on committees.
D2. Travel to relevant meetings and conferences with supervisor's approval.
D3. Read trade literature and take courses related to the duties.
D4. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of computer applications and systems programming principles, techniques and capabilities
  • High level of comfort working with applications built in house as well as those provided by UW partners and vendors
  • Knowledge of Microsoft or Oracle database principles, techniques and capabilities
  • Knowledge of application development tools
  • Knowledge of data warehousing principles and tools
  • Knowledge of network principles
  • Ability to develop project schedules
  • Knowledge of technology trends and development
  • Ability to deal with stressful projects, difficult customers, tight deadlines and afterhours work
  • Ability to show up on time and work fixed, assigned hours (some telecommuting opportunities may be available) 

Ergonomic Requirements: 

Physical ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend, lift, carry, transport equipment and supplies and work on the computer for extended periods of time.



  • Bachelors degree in a computer, information systems, or math related field
  • Two or more years experience providing application development services
  • Two or more years experience providing direct customer application support


  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience working with PeopleSoft systems and tools
  • Experience supporting vendor-hosted systems
  • Experience managing databases
  • Experience developing interfaces and integrating applications 


Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

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STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose.
"Advanced Search", Job Opening ID: "11578"
Find Jobs Posted Within: "Anytime" click "Search"
Select "IS Specialist, Systems Developer", click "Apply Now"

You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login". If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process. 

STEP 3: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents: 

  • Cover letter specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.


Application must be received online by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Nora Keller
Campus Technology Services (CTS)
Office: (262) 595-2221


A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.


UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University's primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at


Contact Name: Nora Keller

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2221

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