Join one of the largest community colleges in Florida and the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Valencia College helps shape the lives of nearly 75,000 students each year. But it’s not our size that makes us great; it’s our quality of education and our commitment to helping students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools, and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent. Leaders. Inspirers. Motivators.
Valencia College is seeking a visionary and strategic Director, Application Programming Services to join our dedicated Enterprise Application Services Team. In this role you will lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of college-wide application systems, interfaces and related software applications. You will direct all activities related to the programming and implementation of college-wide information systems and software applications, as well as, been responsible for maintaining, supporting and upgrading existing systems and applications and related interfaces.
Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education at Valencia we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that promotes collaboration, creativity and a true work/life balance.
There are plenty of places to find employment, but at Valencia College, you'll find fulfillment. You'll have the opportunity to improve the lives of students, our community and ultimately, our world. So if you are looking for more than just a job, then we are looking for you.
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Valencia’s Total Rewards package, features:
Free medical and dental benefits
Generous paid time off - vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break, and other holidays
Florida retirement membership
YMCA membership benefits
Educational and Professional development opportunities for you and your dependents and so much more…. click here for details
As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid-back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.
Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal.
Department: Application Development
Salary: $65,857 - $90,000 per year
Closing Date: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
If this opportunity sounds inspiring, please complete and submit an online application along with a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.
The successful candidate will have:
A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience [required]
Strong computer programming and logic skills, including and PL/SQL programming in an Oracle environment [required]
Previous management or supervisory experience [required]
Experience in maintaining application systems in a large enterprise environment that are secure, stable and operate at optimal performance
Proven track record in developing and implementing application and programming solutions and supervising others with strong project management skill
Ellucian experience in a Higher Education environment
Knowledge and/or applied skills and abilities in the following areas are preferred:
Object Oriented Programming experience with Banner applications software
PL/SQL, Perl, SQL, PHP, Pro*C, Java, shell scripting, HTML and XML
AIX, Linux or Solaris
Oracle Stored Objects (procedures, Packages, functions and database triggers)
Oracle Forms development, Oracle APEX and/or Web Development skills
Java programming and report development;
Ellucian BDMS, Appworx or similar scheduling systems, Evisions, BossCARS, Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge and/or Cash Net
Additional Salary Information: $65,857 - $90,000 per year
Internal Number: req 5966
About Valencia College
The winner of the inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Valencia College is one of the largest community colleges in Florida, teaching more than 73,000 students annually.
But it's our quality of education, not size, that truly makes us great. Our Honors program is viewed by the National Collegiate and Southern Regional Honors Council as one of the exemplary programs in the nation. The Orlando Sentinel dubbed our fine-arts faculty one of the best in the region, and director Steven Spielberg called our film program one of the best anywhere. But the opinions that matter most are those of our students, and 92 percent say we met or exceeded their expectations on overall quality of education.
We strive to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.
We stand in the gap between what is and what can be. We pave a path to true potential. Whether it’s helping students land a dream job or continue on to the university of their dreams, we do everything in our power to make that possible for each and every one of our students.
Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Educati...on, we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that encourages teamwork, creativity and the achievement of a true work/life balance.
At Valencia College, it’s more than just a job. We’re committed to helping our students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent.
We seek leaders. Inspirers. Motivators. Educational enthusiasts, passionate optimists and experienced realists. Individuals who not only believe in our students, but will help our students believe in themselves.
Valencia College has six campuses as well as a School of Public Safety, an Advanced Manufacturing Training Center and a District Office, all conveniently located throughout Central Florida and easily accessible by local freeways, expressways, and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal. With beautiful year-round weather, endless entertainment and dining options, and world-famous attractions, there's no shortage of incredible ways to spend your spare time.