WEB APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST
WEB APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST
San Diego County - District Office
Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.
The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.
Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!
Your application must be completed in one sitting. The system will not save an incomplete or unsubmitted application. Please be attentive when applying as many of our positions require multiple attachments. Please review the special instructions to applicants on the job announcement for requirements. For the most seamless process, we strongly encourage you to prepare the required materials before beginning your application.
Application Deadline: June 26, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
Department: Information Technology - I.T.
Months worked out of the Year: 12 months
Work hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shift Differential: None
Starting Salary Range:
Range: 46; $5,643 (Step A) or $5,967 (Step B) Monthly
Based on education and experience
Anticipated Start Date: June 2019
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is seeking an energetic, customer service-minded Web Applications Specialist to join the District's Information Technology (IT) department. The selected candidate will be working in a shared governance environment to assist various departments with web design, web administration, and related web database functionality to achieve exciting new website initiatives. One of the new projects will be the design, development and administration of a new Microsoft SharePoint site that has influence from both colleges in the District. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a diverse team in advancing web technology solutions in a higher education environment to better serve our students.
- Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, administer, develop, plan, program and implement a variety of aspects relating to the college or district websites, related web-based instructional activities, instructional materials, and institutionally-adopted software. Provide technical assistance and advice on web design/applications to faculty and staff utilizing web information and online instructional modalities. Collaborate effectively with college and district administration, college instructional computing services and faculty, marketing personnel, approved vendors, contractors, and District Information Systems personnel. Work under limited supervision within a broad framework of standard policies and procedures, including Federal, State and college requirements pertaining to accessibility.
- Administer, design, implement and maintain the official college or district web sites.
- Administer, implement, and maintain the institutionally-adopted learning management system and supplementary apps.
- Administer and maintain SharePoint.
- Conduct analysis of user needs for learning management systems, web sites, and SharePoint sites.
- Prepare web pages using the current tools for content management and web scripting languages.
- Serve as primary resource to ensure that Federal, State and college web-based accessibility standards for the disabled are met.
- Assist and support faculty and staff with web presentation tools and methodology, and online course management strategies utilizing institutionally-adopted web-based software packages.
- Work with administrative personnel and faculty for the creation, design and implementation of web pages.
- Act as a primary contact person for user questions related to the functionality of the college or district web sites and assist in analyzing problems and/or debugging.
- Act as primary contact person for user questions related to administrative offices, instructional departments, and general college inquiries.
- Communicate with staff to resolve problems, research solutions, consult with vendors, and prepare documentation.
- Demonstrate and utilize excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Utilize strong graphic design skills and abilities.
- Provide design input, implementation and maintenance of web-based instructional activities.
- Implement and maintain web-based multi-media, including audio, video and software tools.
- Administer, maintain, and provide faculty and staff assistance for use and operation of institutionally-adopted/supported applications of software and operating systems.
- Design, develop, and deliver workshops, training, or instructional materials to staff and faculty in the use of software technologies and meeting accessibility compliance requirements for web sites.
- Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve issues with supported applications.
- Monitor and report progress of projects.
- Participate on, and provide technical assistance to District and College committees.
- Maintain currency in new and emerging computing and educational technologies, including software, data storage, etc.
- Attend job-related courses and seminars to maintain state-of-the-art technological knowledge, particularly as applied to curriculum, instruction and web pages.
- Assist in the development and presentation of on-line course and web-related workshops.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Theories and models of distance learning and instructional design.
- Principles of human learning and cognition applied to design and use of technology-based learning systems.
- Software installation procedures.
- Educational technology including methodologies used in teaching and learning.
- Principles and techniques of World Wide Web based systems.
- Principles of web design and instructional materials development.
- Content management system.
- Learning management systems.
- Audio/video software tools.
- Web presentation tools and methodologies.
- Online course administration, management tools and methodologies.
- Principles and techniques of modern computer networking.
- Current networking protocols and industry trends.
- Operation and capabilities of computer equipment.
- Technical aspects in field of specialty.
- Federal and State guidelines for ADA accessibility compliance.
- Copyright compliance laws.
- Essential SharePoint principles, Site Collections, and related tasks.
- Serve as administrator for a variety of institutionally-adopted software systems.
- Manage, design, and develop web sites.
- Train faculty and staff in the design and development of web pages, SharePoint sites and instructional materials.
- Use a variety of software proficiently (e.g., word processing, graphics, presentation, spreadsheet, database, multimedia authoring tools, etc.) in both Windows and Macintosh environment.
- Operate and install software.
- Understand and independently carry out oral and written instructions. Apply task analysis methodologies.
- Analyze user needs for online software use. Prioritize tasks and projects using established criteria and meet scheduled time lines.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Learn, interpret and successfully apply college policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Assimilate new software releases.
- Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.
- Follow departmental policies and procedures.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
- Train and provide work direction to others.
- Work independently with little direction.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor's Degree with course work in computer science, educational technology, or a related field, course work or certificate in web page development & design, and at least two years of demonstrated web page development and design experience.
- Office environment; subject to lifting, moving and installing computer equipment; subject to eyestrain from computer.
* Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Application must be completed in one sitting. Incomplete or unsubmitted applications cannot be saved.
Applicants may find it helpful to refer back to the job posting, specifically the special instructions, while applying. Consider saving the job description or opening a new browser window.
Be sure you have the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE beginning your application.
*note* application materials with pictures or personal information will render your application incomplete. Please do not include any materials that we did not ask for.
Position specific required documents:
- Complete and current resume
- 1-2 page cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications for this position.
*note* please upload .doc or PDF files. If you are working on Google Docs or Mac files please be sure to save under .doc or PDF for file to upload correctly.
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.
To apply, visit https://gcccd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/gcccdcareers/job/San-Diego-County---District-Office/WEB-APPLICATIONS-SPECIALIST_R-00719.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.
The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.
The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.
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