Full-Time Web Developer
This position will interact with Atlassian help ticketing software within the college to receive requests and any new development will need to use an in-house framework loosely based on Cake PHP. This position will also participate in code reviews of programming developed within the DevOps group and assume responsibility to deliver production code complete and on time. This position reports directly to the Director of Information technology and interacts daily with faculty, staff, and students.
Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)
About Cornell College
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries.
External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger's best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems or related field is strongly recommended. Equivalent work experience may be substituted. Ability to develop schema and tables within MySql preferred. Experience with LAMP system maintenance, active directory, and using Hannon Hills Cascade CMS program preferred. Windows server updating experience and experience administering WordPress Blog sites also preferred.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references. This position is hired as a contract position for 1.5 years with the opportunity to turn into a permanent position for the right candidate.
Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires the satisfactory completion of a background check.Cornell Collegehttps://cornellcollege.applicantpro.com