Programmer - System Administrator - Adler University in Chicago Illinois

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Adler University

Chicago, Illinois

United States

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Detailed Job Description


The Programmer / Systems Administrator will support application development, integration, system administration, and standardization efforts for Adler University. This position will work closely with technology and other department staff to define, develop, test, deploy, and document software tools and applications that support the ongoing custom enhancements, systems integration and lifecycle needs of the school. This includes the support of current systems as well as the development of new tools that optimize information management operations supporting the business process requirements of Adler University.  Strong focus will be leveraged toward enhancement of the university’s Colleague ERP system, SharePoint, and administration of software updates, upgrades, servers, and databases.


  • Ability to complete all phases of SDLC including analysis, design, development, QA testing, implementation and support
  • Document and develop system enhancements based on standardized structure, naming conventions, and quality      assurance processes as defined by Adler University
  • Produce end-user training and documentation
  • Maintain custom applications and code module functionality through vendor architecture and API changes and      enhancements based on standardized application lifecycle management processes

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Minimum three years of application development and systems administration work experience in a variety of      coding environments as noted below
  • Strong analytical skills demonstrated by the ability to research and to apply problem-solving skills to complex technical problems
  • Knowledge of version control and structured change management practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated skill with any of the following databases, development environments and tools
    • Windows Server
    • SQL Server
    • UniData
    • Envision
    • Colleague by Ellucian
    • Internet Information Server and Apache
    • SharePoint Administration
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • C#
    • HTML5
    • CSS3
    • JavaScript
    • ASP.NET Web API
    • RESTful Services
    • OnBase by Hyland
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willing to learn new technologies and acquire new skills as required by the growing demands of the university
  • Must be proactive, analytical, organized and detail-oriented

Adler University is the leading academic institution advancing socially responsible practice, healthy communities, and a more just society.  Adler University was founded on an important idea: Our health resides in our community life and connections. This is what drives our groundbreaking curricula and commitment to social responsibility, from our campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver and through Adler Online. We work with those courageous enough to want to change the world.  Our doctoral and master's programs—many of them nationally recognized in fast-growing fields—prepare students to lead social change in the fields of psychology and mental health, criminal justice and public safety, business, public policy, and advocacy. 


We are committed to quality through continuous process improvement and personal accountability.  As a result, we seek professionals, who embrace life-long learning, present proactive solutions and drive results to support social responsibility from the classroom to the community. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Adler University that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. Adler University does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keyword Phrases

  • Ellucian
  • SharePoint administration
  • version control
  • analytical
  • structured change management
  • Windows Server
  • application development
  • JavaScript
  • systems administration
  • SQL Server
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume