Programmer / Analyst

at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Friends University is committed to work-life balance for its employees by offering up to 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave per year, up to 13 1/2 paid holidays, half day Fridays June through July, up to 5% retirement matching, and free undergraduate tuition for you, your spouse, and your dependents.

Friends University is seeking to fill a Programmer/Analyst position in Wichita Kansas. This position supports the overall information system needs of the University, but focuses on the delivery, maintenance, and enhancement of the university ERP system, Ellucian Banner®.  The incumbent combines software development and business analyst skills to assist end-users with data analysis, reporting, administration of one or more ERP system modules and related applications.  May lead or assist with the installation, documentation, upgrade, and modification of in-house or vendor-developed computer programs, reports, software applications and enterprise-class information systems according to industry best practices.  Routinely interacts with staff, faculty, and students to solve problems and determine appropriate courses of action, including training.  Participates in assuring that systems and data are secure and in compliance with industry standards.  Shares knowledge with Administrative Computing personnel as needed to ensure continuity of support.

Friends University seeks to hire individuals who will embrace our mission and celebrate our commitment to equipping students to honor God in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence).  The mission of the University is:

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual, and professional lives.

  • One year’s experience in application development with a relational database is required.  Oracle database experience is preferred. Skills in SQL, PL/SQL, Java, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and report writing are highly desired.  Data visualization and Linux/UNIX server experience desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, business administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Higher education and one-year Ellucian Banner ERP experience preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office products.  Ability to operate computer equipment and software including word-processing, spreadsheets and internal databases for record keeping and communication purposes. Working knowledge of all office equipment, including, but not limited to, personal computer, copier, fax machine and telephone.


  • Salary range depending on experience - $42k - $46k
  • Please visit our employment site at to apply.  Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.
  • Friends University aspires to be a model of excellence in higher education. As an expression of our Christian faith, we aim to prepare our students for success in a diverse and interconnected world by providing transformative learning experiences that embrace different viewpoints. As we seek individuals to join our Friends University community, we encourage candidates who share our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to apply. Join us as we continue on this journey towards a more just and inclusive future for all.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer:
    • Friends University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Job Posting: 12854761

Posted On: Feb 27, 2024

Updated On: Feb 27, 2024

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