Software Developer

Job description

DescriptionThe Software Applications Developer at Temple University Beasley School of Law will assist in the development and management of a suite of law school websites and applications (including mobile) serving the law school and its myriad of centers, programs, and events. This position will report to the Assistant Dean for IT and will support the team in creating applications and web sites using the latest best practices in user experience, accessibility, and coding standards. They will also communicate with faculty and staff to gather requirements and troubleshoot issues and provide technical support regarding web-based applications issues. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree with at least 1 year of directly related experience with Drupal and WordPress-based website development – Custom Theme Development, Child Theme Development, Plugin/Module Development, Browser compatibility.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Familiarity in the any of the following areas:

     Responsive Web Design

     HTML5 / CSS3




     WCAG 2.0 & W3C Accessibility


* Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with problem solving. 

* Ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of faculty and staff.

* Demonstrated strong customer service orientation. 

* Ability to work independently with good communication and organizational skills.


* Experience with any of the following:

     WordPress hosting on Linux / Windows servers

     Advanced Custom Fields (Plugin)

     Adobe Graphic Design Tools (Adobe Suite particularly Illustrator, Photoshop)

     UX Design Tools (XD, Sketch)

     MySQL/SQL Server

     Technical Writing

* Experience in higher education or academic institution. 

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Klein Hall
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time