Web Programmer Analyst
Experience with education websites is a plus
Web Programmer Analyst
San Mateo County Community College District
Posting Number: 2014691S
Department: Marketing / Comm / PR SKY (DEPT)
Location: Skyline College
Position Number: 2C0231
Percentage of Full Time: 100%
FLSA: Non-Exempt (accrues overtime)
Months per Year: 12
If other, please specify:
Min Salary: $80,316 (annual)
Max Salary: $102,816 (annual)
Position Type: Classified Positions
Who We Are:
The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.
The College and the District:
Skyline College, which was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, is part of the San Mateo County Community College District, which currently enrolls approximately 23,000 students, the majority of whom are from minoritized populations. Of the students at Skyline College, 2.6% are African American, 0.2% are American Indian, 18.2% are Asian, 18.4% are Filipino, 18.8% are Latinx, 1.2% are Pacific Islander, 19.3% are White, 19.8% are Multi-Ethnic, and 1.7% are unknown.
Who We Want:
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community College District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.
The Web Programmer Analyst performs technical work involved in the design, development, and implementation of web-based applications. Under general supervision, the position evaluates, develops, and implements a variety of moderately difficult web programs and systems, and analyzes web program problems to develop resolutions. Public contact is extensive and involves conferring with potential and existing users, vendors and staff about programming, web design, and content needs. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to independently perform assigned work following prescribed procedures and to apply those procedures to the work of user departments. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in employee time; however, management and procedural controls limit the risk of serious consequences. A Web Programmer Analyst can lead the work of other staff and student assistants as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
1. Designs and develops applications and management systems for Skyline College and District web systems
2. Tests, verifies, debugs, revises, and refines all web sites and web applications
3. Plans, designs, and implements new software and upgrades for web-based applications on multiple web server platforms
4. Develops web standards of procedures for review and implementation
5. Assists in integrating various web communications components (such as course management, portal, social network, and video conferencing) into Skyline College and District websites as appropriate
6. Conducts research to obtain information pertaining to web application development tools
7. Evaluates the products of external vendors to assess the use of third-party software within the District’s information system
8. Exchanges information with technical staff, system users, vendors, outside programming, and marketing personnel to discuss web design concepts, original ideas, web programming, and implementation timelines, web project budgets and expenditures, installation, and enhancement needs and other matters
9. Assists in making recommendations for the District’s web-based architecture, systems design and development, uniform web structure, operations, policies, and procedures
10. Serves as technical advisor for web-based District media concepts, designs, and implementation
11. Coordinates and participates in advisory and college-wide committees as assigned
12. Serves, communicates, and collaborates with all departments within the college on their website content and development
13. Recommends web technologies appropriate for calendaring and other marketing and communications digital vehicles
14. Works with technology partners and outside resources to develop and enhance the college and District web presence
15. Ultizes OmniUpdate and Funnelback tools to manage the site efficiently and effectively
16. Prepares documentation of web systems, applications, and sites as required
17. Provides user training and training documentation in conjunction with Learning Center and other training staff to meet user needs
18. Generates and distributes web usage and analytic reports on a regular basis
19. Attends meetings, workshops, conferences, and other events to obtain current information about marketing and web-design concepts and trends
20. Keeps abreast of current web trends, user experience, web design, and knowledge to help in setting best practices, defining web goals, and measuring success
21. Uses Google Analytics and other tools to measure success metrics
22. Performs other related duties as assigned
• A combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree or other equivalent educational program in multimedia, web development, or a closely related field• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility that has included web programming• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff• Demonstrated skill in the use and application of various programming languages, systems, and procedures• Demonstrated skill in written communication, including development of procedural documentation• Skill in training and leading the work of others• Demonstrated skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and the ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-campus sites
This classification requires sitting for extended lengths of time; the ability to type, use phone, stand intermittently, walk, bend and stoop, occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects of light to moderate weight, work at a computer, including viewing a monitor for various lengths of time, repetitive use of keyboard and mouse; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate mouse, telephone, and keyboard; and exposure to various temperatures in order to perform the essential functions.
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
2. Knowledge of database design concepts, server operating systems, software applications, and programming languages used to develop and implement web-based, database driven applications
3. Strong experience in website production utilizing knowledge of current best practices, W3C standards, ADA 508 standards, and cross browser compatibility
4. Understanding of web usability, information architecture, navigation, and design priorities associated with web sites, as well as familiarity with current web trends and the underlying technologies of both static and dynamic sites
5. Ability to collect data and analyze trends, consumer behavior, site usage, and performance
6. Ability to prepare for and perform training sessions for users at a variety of skill levels
7. Ability to work in a dynamic environment and complete multiple projects simultaneously
8. Graphic design ability and design sense for creating aesthetically pleasing user interfaces
9. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team to promote the effective use of web technology
10. Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action and outcome evaluation
11. Skill in written and oral communication, including composing of technical documentation
12. Skill in respectful, sensitive communication with people at various levels in the organization who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.
Open Date: 11/26/2018
First Review Date: 03/01/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions Summary:
Required Application Materials All applicants are required to submit: 1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position). 2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience. 3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicant’s cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills. For questions related to this posting, please contact: SMCCCD Office of Human Resources 3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402 Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax:(650) 574-6574 Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr
Conditions of Employment:
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.
The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.
Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.
Annual Security Report:
San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2018 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2018 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2018 Annual Security Report is now available. The Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.smccd.edu/
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