Web Developer

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jun 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Web Developer

Job Number:
75133

Would you like to use your web programming expertise to be on the front edge of new technologies and development, providing new tools and systems for our students, staff and faculty. The position of Application Web Developer in the Student Academic Services Office, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, may be the right opportunity for you!


The Office of Student Academic Services is proud to be part of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning; fosters community engagement; promotes diversity; inclusion and respect; and empowers students to thrive.

JOB PURPOSE: Create and maintain websites. Design, build, and implement new, high quality, high performance web-based applications and tools that maximally leverage available technology infrastructure.

CORE DUTIES*:
  • Design, implement, and deploy web-based applications and websites from initial design and architecture through development, test, and deployment.
  • Implement and maintain content management systems, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and creation of Stanford-specific modules.
  • Evaluate third-party modules for functionality, accessibility, security, and maintainability.
  • Perform selected website administration duties for existing clients. Ensure web server and site technical performance.
  • Create web pages and tools for Stanford websites using core technologies. Create and/or modify clean, well-structured, search engine optimization-friendly documented code.
  • Provide technical expertise in front- and back-end web development. Support web infrastructure by providing end-user support, applications maintenance, product evaluation, back-end development, and internal management tools.
  • Interpret website design and layout visually in a creative, contemporary style and fully integrated manner. Ensure high quality and consistent look and feel across multiple devices and browsers.
  • Optimize the display of original online content, and collaborate with content manager to produce animated gifs, static buttons, and email and landing pages.
  • Work with site architects to develop and document functional specifications based on requirements gathered from stakeholders. Support the implementation of life-cycle.
  • Help develop and deploy upgrade/migration plans for existing content management system as needed. * - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop web content management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop complex websites and web applications using open source tools, languages, libraries, and current standards-compliant code.
  • Knowledge of web content development and cloud services.
  • Expert level knowledge of front-end development languages and ability to hand code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Solid understanding of web standards and usability methods.
  • Expert knowledge of content management systems, such as Drupal, including the ability to perform standard installation and configuration.
  • Demonstrated ability to write, compile, test, debug, and deploy software.
  • Knowledge of web analytics tools and related analyses.
  • Ability to design and manage relational databases.
  • Ability to design and implement web services.
  • Ability to interact positively with and build consensus among a diverse group of colleagues, clients, and senior leadership. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    SQL knowledge and PHP are preferred.

    Experience with Student applications or Higher Education Web Development is a plus.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Strong visual acuity. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORK STANDARDS: - Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

    - Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

    - Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=1022692&targetURL= of the Division of Student Affairs, may be the right opportunity for you!


    The Office of Student Academic Services is proud to be part of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning; fosters community engagement; promotes diversity; inclusion and respect; and empowers students to thrive.

    JOB PURPOSE: Create and maintain websites. Design, build, and implement new, high quality, high performance web-based applications and tools that maximally leverage available technology infrastructure.

    CORE DUTIES*:
  • Design, implement, and deploy web-based applications and websites from initial design and architecture through development, test, and deployment.
  • Implement and maintain content management systems, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and creation of Stanford-specific modules.
  • Evaluate third-party modules for functionality, accessibility, security, and maintainability.
  • Perform selected website administration duties for existing clients. Ensure web server and site technical performance.
  • Create web pages and tools for Stanford websites using core technologies. Create and/or modify clean, well-structured, search engine optimization-friendly documented code.
  • Provide technical expertise in front- and back-end web development. Support web infrastructure by providing end-user support, applications maintenance, product evaluation, back-end development, and internal management tools.
  • Interpret website design and layout visually in a creative, contemporary style and fully integrated manner. Ensure high quality and consistent look and feel across multiple devices and browsers.
  • Optimize the display of original online content, and collaborate with content manager to produce animated gifs, static buttons, and email and landing pages.
  • Work with site architects to develop and document functional specifications based on requirements gathered from stakeholders. Support the implementation of life-cycle.
  • Help develop and deploy upgrade/migration plans for existing content management system as needed. * - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop web content management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop complex websites and web applications using open source tools, languages, libraries, and current standards-compliant code.
  • Knowledge of web content development and cloud services.
  • Expert level knowledge of front-end development languages and ability to hand code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Solid understanding of web standards and usability methods.
  • Expert knowledge of content management systems, such as Drupal, including the ability to perform standard installation and configuration.
  • Demonstrated ability to write, compile, test, debug, and deploy software.
  • Knowledge of web analytics tools and related analyses.
  • Ability to design and manage relational databases.
  • Ability to design and implement web services.
  • Ability to interact positively with and build consensus among a diverse group of colleagues, clients, and senior leadership. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    SQL knowledge and PHP are preferred.

    Experience with Student applications or Higher Education Web Development is a plus.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Strong visual acuity. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORK STANDARDS: - Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

    - Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

    - Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=1022692&targetURL=
    SQL knowledge and PHP are preferred.

    Experience with Student applications or Higher Education Web Development is a plus.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Strong visual acuity. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORK STANDARDS: - Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

    - Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

    - Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .

    The Student Information Systems unit in the Office of the Registrar and Student Academic Services is responsible for all systems utilized to support Graduate Admissions, Student Records, Scheduling, Student Financials and Degree Audit. We use Campus Solutions of PeopleSoft as well as a variety of other SAS services to provide excellent support to our operations. In addition, we support and provide self- service options for students and faculty.

    Experience a culture of excellence.

    Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

    Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.





    Job: Information Technology Services

    Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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