The Durst Organization

  • Application Analyst

    US-New York
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Durst Profile

    For over 100 years, The Durst Organization has been a family-run business dedicated to the principles of innovation, integrity, community, and sustainability. We develop, build, own, and manage premier office towers and residential buildings that set new standards in environmental responsibility and user efficiency. Our enduring relationships with our tenants and partners are critical to our success and have made us generations of builders, building for generations.


    Working closely with the Durst Executive Team, Vice President of Information Technology, Director of Business Applications, General Counsel, and the Learning and Development Manager, the Application Analyst will provide key contributions to refine the information architecture and implement the information management strategy for The Durst Organization.

    The Application Analyst develops and builds the enterprise information structure across applications and processes, as well as schedules and fulfills employee and team training sessions on best practices and standard operating procedures for document management, and other information systems and services. 

    The Application Analyst collaborates interdepartmentally throughout The Durst Organization, and with Durst affiliates, project partners, vendors, and others as required, to manage and govern the operations of the Durst Document Management System (DMS), Durst Historical Database (DHD), and other systems.


    • Lead the functional aspects of Durst DMS, including scheduling and implementing releases, upgrades, program maintenance, configuration, training, and employee support.
    • Create and develop best practices and standard operating procedures for departments that utilize the Durst DMS 
    • Increase employee engagement with Durst DMS and other information systems through implementing communication strategies, achieving milestones, managing programming, and administering resources.
    • Develop and refine the Durst DMS Roadmap and DMS Communications Strategy, and coordinate activities of the DMS Steering Committee 
    • Maintain and utilize controlled and customized vocabularies and thesauri by ensuring accuracy and consistency of all terms and associated metadata.
    • Ability to work with IT systems for day-to-day operation, such as generating reports, queries, and metrics 
    • Manage the Durst Historical Database, including scheduling and implementing upgrades, system maintenance, configuration, and publishing an updated cataloging guide detailing standard operating procedures.
    • Assist departments throughout The Durst Organization with the development and implementation of solutions for managing physical and electronic record collections, including conversions from physical to digital assets and data migrations. 
    • Assess, evaluate, and identify items for digitization and digital imaging, along with determining criteria for items that are fragile and unsuitable for digital reformatting.


    • Advanced degree in library science, records management, business administration or a related field; one or more of the following certifications required: Certified Records Manager (CRM), ERM Master, Academy of Certified Archivists, Digital Archives Specialist (DAS), and Certified Privacy Professional.
    • Five years’ experience in information management, archival records management or related field, with at least three years’ experience with electronic information management systems.  
    • Knowledge and demonstrated expertise of enterprise content management systems, including OpenText Content Server.
    • Knowledge and demonstrated expertise of open source content management systems, including Collective Access. 
    • Ability to interact effectively with diverse personalities at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to work independently and in team settings providing quick-turnaround of deliverables. 
    • Ability to organize schedules, projects, set priorities and maintain functional work environment.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to deliver presentations internally and externally.


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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