Programmer-Analyst for System Implementation (2-3 Appointment w/Benefits; Hybrid)

Programmer-Analyst for System Implementation (2-3 Appointment w/Benefits; Hybrid)

The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the central coordinating and support organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges. TCCS with a staff of 300, provides exceptional shared services to 9,000 students, and almost 3,600 faculty and staff. TCCS staff work in both student-facing services as well as administrative and operational services. Our numerous departments are located throughout The Claremont Colleges campus in the beautiful city of Claremont, California.


The Claremont Colleges Services seeks an experienced and skilled individual for a Programmer-Analyst position for the Student Information System implementation project. This appointment is expected to last two to three years with benefits and the possibility of extension.

The Programmer-Analyst contributes technical expertise to the Student Information System implementation project, an initiative of the five undergraduate institutions of The Claremont Colleges (5C). This position collaborates with 5C functional offices (student accounts, registrar, admission, financial aid, institutional research, information technology, etc.) and the dedicated SIS Implementation project team at The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) to achieve a successful, on-time implementation of the SIS, Anthology Student. This role provides technical support for one of two 5C implementation groups:
  • Student Accounts Offices (including financial-aid and finance-related system features), or
  • Registrars' Offices (including academic records, advising, curriculum, and degree audit features)


The following are the fundamental duties and responsibilities of this position which the incumbent must be able to perform to fulfill the purpose and requirements of this position.
  • Data Analysis and Validation : Assist data conversion experts and functional teams to identify patterns, inconsistencies, and data quality issues that may arise during the data conversion, mapping, and validation processes. Collaborate with end-users on manual data validation efforts to ensure the accuracy and integrity of converted data in Anthology Student. Create documentation, as needed.
  • Technical Development : Using SQL (Structured Query Language), scripting languages, and integration tools, assist reporting and integration experts with defining and developing data sources, reports, and applications required to implement Anthology Student.
  • Expertise : Cultivate deep technical and operational understanding of Anthology Student to support end-user needs, provide training, and support a smooth transition to the new SIS.
  • Facilitate Business Process Improvements : Assist functional users with aligning and adapting business processes to Anthology's recommended best practices.
  • Troubleshooting : Identify and resolve systematic errors prior to functional user testing.
  • Data Security : Adhere to strict privacy and security standards to maintain confidentiality and data integrity throughout the implementation process.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule : The regular hours for this full-time position are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday for an appointment expected to last 2 to 3 years for the SIS implementation. May be required to work holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to the needs of the organization or business unit. This position is eligible for a partial remote work schedule as approved by the supervisor with regular onsite presence in Claremont, CA required.


Pay : The pay range for this position is $45.00 to $53.85 per hour.

Benefits : This position is eligible for our employment benefits package including:
  • medical, dental, vision,
  • 10% retirement contributions after one year (no matching required),
  • group life insurance,
  • generous time off,
  • professional development funds,
  • discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment,
  • access to fitness facilities,
  • and more!

For more information about our full range of generous benefits please visit . Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions in the plan or policy documents.


Required Qualifications: The following qualifications are required, unless otherwise stated, to perform the essential functions of this position, or the individual must demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed (with or without reasonable accommodation) using other qualifications not listed below.

Education/Training : Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in computer science, information technology, software engineering, or a similar field; or the equivalent through a combination of education, training and additional experience beyond the minimum required.

Experience : At least three (3) years of previous experience with complex enterprise-level systems conversion projects including experience coordinating between technical and functional teams, and documenting business and system requirements, processes, workflows, and testing outcomes.

Competencies :
  • Proficient knowledge of SQL.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages (Python, PHP, JavaScript, Perl, etc.).
  • Some working knowledge of Azure and Microsoft Office tools.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy, integrity, and user-support.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced, outcomes-driven work environment.
  • Work effectively and productively both independently and as a team player.
  • Service-oriented approach to technical support.
  • Commitment to maintaining strict data privacy and security standards.
  • Exceptional tact and a positive attitude.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Able to work onsite in Claremont, California.
  • Must be able to work in California without visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Informix SQL and MS SQL proficiency.
  • Experience working with a Student Information System in a higher education environment.
  • Some experience with Azure DevOps, AAD, and Data Factory.
  • Familiarity with Anthology Student, Jenzabar CX, or another student information system.
  • Some experience with common cashiering and payment systems (CashNet,, TouchNet, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Workday Finance.
  • Experience supporting financial operations.
  • Familiarity with MS Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, or other reporting tools.
  • Experience with other Anthology higher education software products.

Physical Requirements:
  • Sedentary work that primary involves sitting and standing:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Active work that primary involves standing and walking:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Light work that involves moving objects weighing up to 10 pounds:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 25 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Medium work that includes moving objects weighing up to 40 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Heavy work that includes moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Operate a computer or other work requiring repetitive movement of wrists, hands, & fingers:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Operate a street legal golf cart, a company automobile, or other heavy machinery:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Read or write electronic or printed materials:

☒ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Communicate verbally in person, by phone or another device:

☐ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Moving body into different positions to work down low, overhead, or outward:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☒ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Work involving climbing ladders, stairs, scaffolding, or similar:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Work in various environments including low, high, tight, low-ventilation, or confined spaces:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Work indoors in climate-controlled spaces:

☒ Constantly ☒ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☐ Never
  • Work outdoors in various weather conditions:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never
  • Work in a noisy environment:

☐ Constantly ☐ Frequently ☐ Occasionally ☒ Never


Priority Deadline : The deadline for first consideration is Monday, October 30, 2023.

Applications are only accepted through our applicant portal at .

Additional Materials : Please have the following items as a Word or PDF file ready to upload to complete your application:
  • Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (preferred): Briefly, describe your direct experience with system conversion projects.


This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Claremont Colleges Services expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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