Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Supervising Programmer/Analyst - Campus ResidencesREF#: WC-S-8065-13-08-S
Budget Title: same as aboveState Professional Position
Department: DoIT - Information SystemsState Line#: 21131
Grade: SL-5Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Five years of full-time professional experience in the information technology field, to include a minimum of four years managing information technology services and two years supervising both technical and non-technical staff. Including the following experience: Communicating clearly with clients both verbally and in writing. Hiring, directing, organizing, supervising, mentoring, developing and training employees. Scheduling work load schedules and expediting work. Selecting, directing, organizing and supervising small to medium-sized teams of information technology professionals. Ensuring hardware and software availability needed to support information technology infrastructure. Working with users, systems, programming and client support staff to define, analyze and communicate system problems and specifications. Assisting in feasibility studies, systems design and formulating recommendations on systems projects. Analyzing, developing, and/or evaluating complex computer system software and formulating and implementing the most economical, efficient and effective ways to meet user requirements. Formulating IT budgets and monitoring expenditures, as well as managing funds. Participating effectively in development and user committees. Project Management. Ability to assess effectiveness through benchmarking, tracking and comparison to industry-specific practices. Keeping appraised of new technologies as they become available in the marketplace, and assessing how they might increase efficiency or improve services.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Computer Science or related fields or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Public Administration or related fields. An additional two years of professional experience in the information technology field. Management experience in delivering information technology services in the higher education industry, preferably managing major software implementation projects, programming and systems analysis activities. Application programming experience with one to two languages. Understanding and experience with relational databases, web and client-server concepts. Understanding and experience with computer hardware and software installation, configuration and management. Understanding and experience with information security practices.

Brief Description of Duties: The Supervising Programmer/Analyst for Campus Residences will report to the Information Systems Department of DoIT and assist in providing information technology services to Campus Residences. The selected candidate will:
Plan and direct the delivery of high quality information technology services to Campus Residences including:
  • Arranging schedules and expediting work.
  • Ensuring hardware and software technology, including computers, printers, audiovisual equipment, cell phones and applications needed to support Campus Residences’ information technology infrastructure.
  • Working with Campus residences users and directors, and DoIT systems, programming, and client support staff to define, analyze and communicate system problems and specifications.
  • Analyzing user requirements so they will be successfully incorporated within overall systems.
  • Participating in development and user committees.
  • Assisting in feasibility studies, systems design and formulation of recommendations on systems projects.
  • Analyzing, developing, and evaluating complex computer system software and formulating the most economical, efficient and effective ways to meet user requirements.
  • Providing leadership and direction in the acquisition and installation of hardware and software, including product and vendor assessment, negotiating with vendors, planning and providing appropriate training and support to users of systems.
  • Maintaining compliance with all software licensing agreements and adherence to University and Governmental regulations regarding systems usage.
  • Consulting with, coordinating and advising other departments on systems and procedures.
  • Managing Campus Residences information technology projects to ensure projects are completed on time, on budget, and deliver required functionality.
  • Formulating information technology budgets, monitoring expenditures, and managing funds to facilitate efficiency and economy, including maintenance of multi-year information systems budget projections.
  • Coordinating Division of Information Technology services (Client Support, Network and Telecommunications, Operations and Systems, and Vendor Management) to Campus Residences.
Communicate effectively with Campus Residences directors and staff and other Student Activities and Student Academic departments including:
  • Prepare and deliver reports and proposals to ensure effective communication of status, issues and opportunities with DoIT, Information Systems, Campus Residences, and appropriate student administrative leaders and staff.
  • Communicate with Campus Residences directors and staff to understand their needs.
  • Coordinating Campus Residences information technology initiatives and services with Student Activities and Student Records departments.
  • Provide metrics to evaluate performance.
  • Selecting, directing, organizing, and supervising the work of Programmer-Analysts, Lead, Senior and Supervising Programmer-Analysts, graduate student employees and support staff individually or in teams in trouble-shooting and resolving issues, delivering small system enhancements, and implementing new systems in accordance with departmental programming, documentation, and security standards.
  • Working with staff to formulate and create career paths and providing training and career experiences to ensure professional development.
In collaboration with Campus Residences, Student Activities and Student Academic Departments and DoIt leadership, formulate, and periodically refresh information technology strategy for Campus Residences including:
  • Investigating and advising Campus Residences about new technologies which may enhance services or create new efficiencies.
  • Tracking industry standards and preparing data, benchmarking information and comparisons to facilitate decision-making.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and weekend work for system upgrades, opening weekends and emergencies is required. Travel to conferences and training will be required for this position.

Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Search Coordinator

Supervising Programmer/Analyst (8065) Search
237 ECC Building

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook , NY 11794-2610



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 09/09/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: I) Information Technology Positions.
Posting Date: 08/11/2013
Additional Categories: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).