IS Technical Services Professional

Web Developer

Cert #: 4213

Instructional, Communication and Information Technology (iCIT)

IS Technical Services Professional - Project
Posting Date: February 25, 2013

There is a IS Technical Services Professional - Project vacancy in the Department of Instructional, Communication and Information Technology (iCIT).  The work schedule for this full-time, year-round position is Monday through Friday, 7:45a.m. – 4:30p.m.

The complete position description is available by calling 472-1024 or online at: http://www.uww.edu/employment/classified.html.

The starting salary for this position is $16.902-27.889/hr., plus excellent benefits.  The starting salary will be dependent upon a number of variables which may include: qualifications and skills, equity within the department and available budget.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and three (3) supervisory references to Stephanie Hartmann. HR&D, 800 W. Main St., Hyer 330, Whitewater, WI 53190; email hartmans@uww.edu; or fax 262-472-5668.

This position will remain open until filled

Instructional, Communication and Information Technology (ICIT)
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Position Summary:

The Web Developer is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the markup, styling and functionality that comprise the University web site. The successful candidate will work as part of the ICIT Web Team and use his or her knowledge of web standards, responsive design, usability and accessibility to implement web sites, provide support for existing web templates, and integrate technologies that relate to the website and web content management system based on designs provided by the campus web master. In addition, the candidate will ensure the accuracy of information on the website. This position works under the general supervision of the Director of Administrative Information Services (AIS) in ICIT.

60%  A. Website Development and Maintenance
A1. Apply advanced knowledge of modern web development standards to implement website designs using HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript (XML and XLST knowledge also preferred).
A2. Update and maintain existing HTML, CSS and JavaScript templates for campus websites
A3. Use responsive design techniques to ensure content adapts appropriately to mobile devices and browsers
A4. Experience with server-side programming languages including interaction with databases and syndicated feeds (such as PHP, MySQL and RSS) preferred.
A5. Understand and apply browser specific compatibility issues and Web accessibility requirements
A6. Work internally with DBAs, business analysts, system administrators and other system analysts in defining long-term requirements
A7. Assist with the support and development of ASP.NET applications

30% B. Content Management System (CMS) Administration
B1. Manage user accounts and permissions for the university’s content management system (CMS)
B2. Provide support to users who manage content in the CMS
B3. Identify opportunities for site improvement and make recommendations as appropriate.
B4. Configure and maintain Web statistics software for the campus website and provide reports when needed
B5. Perform other technical tasks as required

5% D. Project Planning and Management
D1. Follow Systems Development best practices for assigned, projects, including the development for formal project plans, the identification and estimation of tasks, and the establishment of timelines.
D2. Communicate information and requests to project team members, management, and impacted parties in a timely manager using appropriate methods.

5% E. Participate in professional development programs.
E1. Instruct staff in information systems techniques and new methodologies, tools, and techniques.
E2. Read books and periodicals to improve understanding of existing and new information technologies.
E3. Attend appropriate seminars, classes, training sessions, and workshops to increase technical knowledge and communication skills.

Knowledge Required:
1. Demonstrated ability in using HTML, JavaScript and CSS to develop websites based on provided graphical designs
2. Experience with XML and XSLT preferred, willingness to learn is acceptable
3. Experience in the use and support of a content management system preferred
4. Knowledge of browser behaviors including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other emerging web browsers, including mobile devices
5. Experience with graphics generation software including Adobe Photoshop.
6. Experience in the use and setup of Google Analytics accounts and reporting features preferred
7. Knowledge of Web accessibility guidelines and usability practices preferred
8. Good verbal and written communication skills.
9. Aptitude for problem-solving and basic system administration skills.
10.Organize, analyze and prioritize workload effectively and efficiently to meet deadlines.
11.Ability to work effectively in a team with other design and technology specialists
12.Experience in a higher education environment is preferred
13.A 4-year undergraduate degree on Computer Science or related field is preferred.