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IT Systems Analyst (GA341)


IT Systems Analyst (GA341)

  • 156251
  • Farmville, Virginia, United States
  • Information Technology Services
  • Longwood University (Hirezon)
About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour's drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has approximately 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students and 38,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Job Description:

Longwood University invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Systems Analyst in Information Technology Services. The Systems Analyst works as part of the Software Application Services team to provide innovative solutions and excellent customer service while supporting the University's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Ellucian Banner and third-party systems. This position will be primarily responsible for Human Resources and Admissions offices to provide support and guidance to these areas for Banner, other applications/systems and integrations needed to support the business and strategic needs of those areas.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Information systems support and business process analysis and activities in support of the University's ERP system, Ellucian Banner.
  • Project management, new system planning, analysis, development, enhancements, upgrades and implementation.
  • Troubleshoot problems with the university's ERP system and other 3rd party applications.
  • When required, works directly with end users and other support personnel on resolving functional and technical issues/questions.
  • Other duties assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Considerable knowledge in the systems analysis, design and development processes employing industry best practices
  • Considerable knowledge in programming, debugging, and analysis of automated processes
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service interacting effectively with internal and external customers
  • Analytical skills
  • Experience with database development on some of the following SQL, oracle database and PL/SQL, MS SQL server and T-SQL, MySQL objects and programming with the ability to develop reports and create system enhancements
  • Knowledge of Banner or a similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, with specific experience in systems analysis, application design, and programming
  • Knowledge of full life-cycle development, with strong planning and project management skills and the ability to work a project through the cycle
  • Experience working on moderately complex IT projects with technical responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a higher education IT environment strongly preferred

Additional Information:

This position is a full-time, administrative & professional faculty, exempt position. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or humres@longwood.edu.

Per CFR: Title 34, the Title IX Coordinator's contact information can be located through this link http://www.longwood.edu/titleix/.

A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, position posted 11/28/22. To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and attach (under Resume) a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact details of three references.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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