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Business & Tech App Analyst

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Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Vacancy Type SHRA
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time Limited? Yes
Time-Limited Appointment Length 6 months
Title Business & Technology Applications Analyst
Band Level Contributing
Working Title Business & Tech App Analyst
Salary Range $43,590 - $107,021
Anticipated Hiring Range $44.000- $54.000
Salary Grade Equivalency 74
Position Number 00061659
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 094001 - Urban Affairs & Community Serv
Department Urban Affairs & Community Serv
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Founded in 1966, the Center for Urban Affairs and Community Services (CUACS) extends the educational research capabilities of NC State University (NCSU) to governmental and community agencies. The Center operates under a mandate to provide research and technical assistance to state and local government as well as to the faculty and staff of NC State. As part of the Center’s work with state government, a new program Technical Outreach to Public Schools (TOPS) was established to support functions critical to public education K-12. NC State will collaborate in areas of mutual interest with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) to support public schools on educational areas of high priority. Specifically, NC State will work with NCDPI in applying research and development skills to major educational and technological issues and by providing product and quality control support to the measurement of educational performance in the state’s 115 local school systems. TOPS will: 1) provide research, technical, and training assistance in carrying out assessments on a statewide basis; 2) develop tests and provide support for technological improvements for data-driven decision-making; 3) conduct needs assessment and research studies in priority areas of mutual interest. The work activities are highly sensitive and confidential and are technically complex.

Essential Job Duties

Utilize skills and abilities in programming, software development and maintenance using ASP.NET, VB and C#, JavaScript, and database integration software using MS SQL and MySQL. Thorough knowledge of computer systems, data analysis, data management and programming including experience with MS IIS, load balanced web applications, development tools, and office utility applications is essential. Ability to plan, organize and schedule work for deadlines. Must communicate effectively orally and in writing and work in a team setting. Employee must perform system analysis, self-test applications, debug, maintain, and support small to large scale web applications. Work includes assisting network and equipment management, testing with a variety of computing devices, equipment and browsers, expert technical operation support (help desk), and training to program staff and clients. Produce detailed documentation on system designs and operations. Some visual design and work is required.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Expert use and management of computer applications including relational database management systems and application management. Plan, organize, schedule and produce products within tight timelines.
Prepare reports and communicate effectively in written and oral form. Plan, organize, schedule and produce products within tight timelines.
Department Required Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Required Years Experience, Skills, and Education
Graduation from a four-year college or university with nine semester hours in programming and one year of experience in business application development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree with nine credit hours in programming and one year of experience in business application consulting or development; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Departmental Required Skills

Works as a team member by doing own share of work and listening to and acting on expressed needs. Effectively work in a team environment. Offer appropriate solutions to issues based on knowledge. Participate constructively in team meetings. Other Responsibilities: Use of office utility applications, help desk ticketing/resolution system, bug tracking system, and managing and analyzing data.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Graduation from a four-year college or university with nine semester hours in programming and one year of experience in business application development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions
Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date
Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents