Stanford University is seeking a Web Developer 1 to be under direct supervision, build and maintain websites and implement new web pages based on existing platforms and using existing tools. Perform day-to-day website administration.
Implement and maintain content management systems, including installation, configuration, theme and plug-in integration, and ongoing support of departmental liaisons using existing platforms and tools.
Support the development and maintenance of web applications, including building search indexes, integrating web designs, and building small collection websites.
Monitor and report on website traffic and performance. Perform periodic website audits.
Perform maintenance duties, such as scripting, adding new content to collections, rebuilding indexes, and maintaining templates and supporting pages.
Update web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency; perform light web design.
Interface with existing database, using existing data and discovery tools user interfaces, and tools for specific discovery and delivery environments, such as library online catalogs, to access data stored on web services.
Produce online content, animated gifs, static buttons, and email and landing pages under the direction of senior web developer and content manager.
Perform development and maintenance programming for web pages and web applications. Build small applications.
Evaluate and support user needs, and recommend solutions within existing platforms; maintain and develop documentation and how-to guides for customers.
Perform selected website administration duties for existing clients. Ensure web server and site technical performance. Perform light troubleshooting and first line support.
Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience or combination of equivalent education and experience.
Demonstrated ability to design responsive websites.
Demonstrated ability to install, configure, and administer CMS such as Wordpress and Drupal.
Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe creative suite products.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Associate degree and two years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Good customer service skills and ability to explain technical features to non-technical customers/clients.
Familiarity with a range of programming and scripting languages.
Clear understanding of web standards and usability methods.
In-depth knowledge of content management systems, such as Drupal, including the ability to perform standard installations and configurations.
Demonstrated proficiency building applications in a web development framework.
Understanding of systems integration and various web devices and environments.
Ability to design and implement web services.
Familiarity with authentication and access control.
Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Strong visual acuity.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.