Web Developer 1

Sep 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Web Developer 1

Job Number:

Stanford University is seeking a Web Developer 1 to be under direct supervision, build and maintain websites and implement new web pages based on existing platforms and using existing tools. Perform day-to-day website administration.

Duties include:
  • Implement and maintain content management systems, including installation, configuration, theme and plug-in integration, and ongoing support of departmental liaisons using existing platforms and tools.
  • Support the development and maintenance of web applications, including building search indexes, integrating web designs, and building small collection websites.
  • Monitor and report on website traffic and performance. Perform periodic website audits.
  • Perform maintenance duties, such as scripting, adding new content to collections, rebuilding indexes, and maintaining templates and supporting pages.
  • Update web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency; perform light web design.
  • Interface with existing database, using existing data and discovery tools user interfaces, and tools for specific discovery and delivery environments, such as library online catalogs, to access data stored on web services.
  • Produce online content, animated gifs, static buttons, and email and landing pages under the direction of senior web developer and content manager.
  • Perform development and maintenance programming for web pages and web applications. Build small applications.
  • Evaluate and support user needs, and recommend solutions within existing platforms; maintain and develop documentation and how-to guides for customers.
  • Perform selected website administration duties for existing clients. Ensure web server and site technical performance. Perform light troubleshooting and first line support.

  • Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience or combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in modern front-end development languages and ability to hand code PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript/jQuery.
  • Demonstrated ability to design responsive websites.
  • Demonstrated ability to install, configure, and administer CMS such as Wordpress and Drupal.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe creative suite products.

Associate degree and two years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Good customer service skills and ability to explain technical features to non-technical customers/clients.
  • Familiarity with a range of programming and scripting languages.
  • Clear understanding of web standards and usability methods.
  • In-depth knowledge of content management systems, such as Drupal, including the ability to perform standard installations and configurations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency building applications in a web development framework.
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and related website development technologies and software.
  • Understanding of systems integration and various web devices and environments.
  • Ability to design and implement web services.
  • Familiarity with authentication and access control.
  • Knowledge of website delivery best practices.
  • 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.

  • 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

Job: Information Technology Services

Location: School of Medicine
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.