Web Technologist

Job description

Job no: 493728
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Professional/Technical
Role: Web Technologist

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Rate of Pay:

$36,192

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Grant Funded:

No

Job Summary:

An employee in this classification performs work of moderate difficulty by monitoring and completing requests received by the webteam service desk. Work is distinguished by the ability to design and develop creative content such as interactive media, images and graphics plus UI solutions to enhance appearance of sites. General supervision is received by the assigned manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

1. Associate degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school with a minimum of two years of web design or development experience designing and programming for the web or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
2. Considerable knowledge of usability, user experience, and integration design, techniques, standards and software.
3. Considerable knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts, practices and procedures, development of modern, accessible, user interface design and client-side scripting.
4. Working knowledge of CMS systems
5. Working knowledge of multimedia software required.
6. Working knowledge of aspects of web design and development including, coding, functionality, taxonomies, testing and troubleshooting.
7. Good knowledge of Mac and Windows operating systems, Adobe Creative Suite, YouTube editing tools, PDF remediation software and Jira.
8. Good knowledge of design as it relates to WCAG Accessibility standards.
9. Some knowledge of technical Search Engine Optimization techniques and best practices.
10. Working skills in HTML/CSS/JavaScript
11. Working skills in the implementation of libraries such as JQuery
12. Considerable skill in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, Access and Publisher
13. Considerable skill in organizing work to meet established deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
14. Working skill in interpersonal interaction to be applied to a variety of individuals with differing education, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
15. Working skills in verbal and written communication.
16. Working skill in operating a personal computer, applicable software and peripheral equipment as well as learning and adapting to new and updated programs and technology.
17. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends when required by the department’s needs.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Essential Duties:

1. Complete prioritized customer(s) requests in a timely manner.
2. Proactively make sure content is up-to-date and consistent throughout and recommend site improvements and enhancements.
3. Execute assigned functions related to major web site redesigns, implementation of new technologies and prototyping concepts, as directed by the immediate supervisor and monitored by senior web developer and UX designers.
4. Coordinate with other team members on projects, and meet with clients as needed to ensure client needs are met in a manner consistent with web standards.
5. Work collaboratively with photo and video staff for optimal multimedia presence on web site.
6. Design and develop creative content such as interactive media, images and graphics plus UI solutions to enhance appearance of sites.
7. Respond to and fix bugs and errors; test and improve site UI.
8. Perform unit testing at the page level,
9. Conducts audits, optimizes content, and addresses tickets from the website governance software to continuously improves the site; takes steps to ensure student data and the college’s systems are secure at all times; collaborates on UI/UX research projects, as needed.
10. Provide limited CMS support to all departments.
11. Supports the Digital Accessibility Developer on maintaining web standards, as outlined in WCAG.
12. Provide training and create required content documentation to ensure the college’s best practices are followed.
13. Supports the Digital Project Manager on reporting, creating documentation and tracking of projects, as needed.
14. Serve as a backup for the Production & Print Services’ Print Shop/Copy Center when required.
15. Maintains required training, licensure and/or certifications
16. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to applicable privacy laws
17. Demonstrates sensitivity, understanding and respect of diverse populations within the workplace.
18. Maintains an understanding of the work of colleagues to effectively provide backup and/or support for co-workers during times when the division is short-staffed or experiencing an increased volume of work.
19. Adheres to department guidelines for attendance and punctuality

Other Duties:

1. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
2. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

Physical Demands:

Light (up to 25 lbs occasionally or 10 lbs frequently)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 04/30/2021. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 05/07/2021 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Advertised: April 30, 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

 

 

 

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