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Systems Integration Administrator
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Calvin Theological Seminary | Grand Rapids, MI
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Job Description

Calvin Theological Seminary is seeking a Systems Integration Administrator in our Information Technology (IT) department, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. We are seeking a self-motivated, innovative, and people-oriented person who will coordinate and oversee all the technical integration and development of Seminary systems. The Systems Integration Administrator will work closely with the small IT team to review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and provide strategic direction in leveraging and improving them. To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Seminary Human Resources at (see below) The position will remain open until filled, with review of applicants starting on January 15, 2018.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Data integration management: Regular integration is required amongst a number of software systems, as well as development of new tools and systems, to ensure a seamless workflow for employees and students.
  2. Database management: Ensure the structure and integrity of the data housed in various systems as well as outside databases used in the integration process.
  3. Learning Management System and Course Capture support: In conjunction with the Educational Technologist and Technology Support Manager, ensure the proper functionality of the learning management system and class capture system.
  4. Website programming and support: In conjunction with the Web Team and Communications Manager, maintain the content and functionality of several Calvin Seminary websites.
  5. Community support: Work collaboratively with individuals and teams in various departments to meet the technology needs of faculty, staff and students.

Secondary Responsibilities

  1. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to use of technology and be aware of new and emerging technological resources.
  2. Assist our Help Desk in technology support as needed.
  3. Assist the Technology Support Manager with faculty & staff technology support as needed.
  4. Assist the Technology Support Manager with setup and maintenance of server environment, including physical and virtual machines.
  5. With others, develop and recommend policies and procedures related to use of technology and availability of new and emerging technological resources.

The knowledge, skills, experience and/or abilities listed below are representative of the requirements necessary for success in this position.

Technical Skills or Experience preferred

  1. 3+ years of experience in educational environments preferred
  2. Programming languages: VB, VBA, C#, .NET
  3. Database programming and integration, including MS SQL
  4. API programming using SOAP, REST
  5. Excellent problem-solving skills.
  6. Familiarity with both PCs and MACs.

Education and/or Experience

  1. A bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or the equivalent combination of education, experience and industry certification, preferring at least three years of experience in an education setting.
  2. Demonstrated ability to think logically, analyze data, and process detailed information.
  3. Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, develop goals, meet deadlines, and accomplish goals while prioritizing workloads.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
  5. Documented experience developing and implementing integration of systems to improve overall processes


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location