Under the direction of the Assistant Director, IT Applications, the Systems Analyst is a member of the Application Support Team. The Systems Analyst designs, implements and supports software systems for the University (Banner, Degree Works, StarRez, and others), including the support of Internet-based access to these systems.

The Analysts act as a team responsible for the design, implementation and support of major University applications in an integrated, sustainable environment. As such, the analysts bear responsibility for key software and system components, including:

  • Current administrative systems (Banner, StarRez, Degree Works, etc.).
  • Custom applications.
  • Programming tools and environments (Page Builder, SQL, Java, Groovy/Grails, Visual Studio, Tomcat, Linux, etc.)
  • Web-based applications
  • Internet/Intranet applications systems
  • User support tools (MS-Access, SQL, etc.)
  • Oracle: The database engine maintaining University student and business records. Other database engines supported include MS SQL Server.

The Systems Analyst works out of Enterprise Information Technology Department and reports to the Assistant Director, IT Applications.

Union affiliation for this position is with Bargaining Unit 79. The position is evaluated at a Group 10 (salary range $55,651 – $68,028). Collective Agreement can be viewed here.

To be the successful Systems Analyst you will possess an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline and a minimum of three (3) years of directly related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. In addition to excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you have proven knowledge and experience in application development including web-based applications; solid knowledge and experience in SQL; and knowledge and experience in one or more of the following: Oracle, Java, Eclipse, Groovy/Grails, MS, NET, MVC, Object Oriented programming, JDBC, Git and Restful. Knowledge and experience with supporting, enhancing Banner, Degree Works and Ethos are definite assets.

About Saint Mary’s University

The vision, mission and core values of Saint Mary’s University lay the foundation for the direction and culture of our university.


Saint Mary’s, building on its strong tradition of accessibility and community engagement, will be the University of choice for aspiring citizens of the world.


The mission of Saint Mary’s University:

Offer undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs.
Engage in research and disseminate its results.
Serve the community from the local to the international level.

Core values

In achieving its mission, the Saint Mary’s community is guided by core values of:

Academic integrity
The pursuit of knowledge
Responsiveness to community needs
Openness to change
Concerns for a just and civil society
Commitment to environmental sustainability
Fiscal responsibility
We recognize the importance of the contribution and growth of each individual in the University's success.