Career Opportunities


Waterbury, CT

Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Programmer/Analyst.

Are you interested in making a difference…not just once or twice in your career but every single day?  Would you like to work in a place where your experience and insight are not only valued but expected?  Post University is one of the fastest growing institutions in New England.  We’ve achieved this growth by making sure our students’ experience is the best that we can provide.  One of the main goals of the Information Technology department is to provide our users with solutions that allow them to stop serving the systems and start serving the students.

We’re looking for an experienced programmer/analyst to be the main contact for our Office of Student Finance (OSF).  The OSF is responsible for financial aid and student accounts.  You’ll work with staff and technology representatives to develop new reports and processes, in addition to, refining current ones.  Additionally, there are a number of projects that range from departmental to enterprise-wide that this position would be responsible for.

Experience in higher education in support of the financial aid and/or bursar’s offices is a plus.  Equally a plus is experience working in IT in the following fields:  banking, accounting, mortgage banking or finance.

The essential job functions are:

  • Develop reports in our financial aid platform, Collegeboard Powerfaids
  • Lead the effort to upgrade PowerFaids as new releases become available
  • Document processes and develop .net applications to automate those processes where possible
  • Develop new and refine existing integration applications
  • Oversee and coordinate system administration in support of the Powerfaids
  • Use judgment in prioritization of work tasks and application of methods and processing functions
  • Review operational processes to enhance data and system accuracy, integrity and security
  • Make recommendations to minimize liability, improve efficiency and ensure consistency and compliance with University processes and procedures
  • Provide guidance and advice and serve as resource to and liaison between the Office of Student Finance (for both Main Campus and Online) and the Information Technology department
  • May provide support to University staff as needed

You should have 3-6 years’ experience as a programmer/analyst.  Additionally, you have a working knowledge of SQL base systems and:

  • 3-6 years developing .net applications with an emphasis on experience integrating different database systems and workflow automation
  • 3-6 years’ experience with Microsoft SQL developing queries and stored procedures
  • 2-4 years’ experience developing reports on Cognos or a related Business Intelligence platform
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with a diverse user population
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidate must also demonstrate that they have curiosity and a desire to learn new things, are self-driven, is dedicated to documenting all of their work and is not afraid to think creatively.
  • 2-4 years’ experience integrating disparate systems a plus
  • 2-4 years’ experience with XML a big plus
  • Prior experience with report writing applications such as Crystal Reports and RDBMS extraction tools such as InfoMaker, MS Access or Query Analyzer

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources.

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Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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