Appointment to begin immediately through June 30, 2018 with possible extension based on available funding
The ILR School has an immediate opening for a temporary front-end web developer for the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Employment and Disability Institute (YTI) in the Extension Division of the ILR School.
The purpose of this position is to support YTI's mission and grant sponsored work through the development of innovative, standards-based and accessible web sites and web applications.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following tasks: Produce HTML/CSS templates and style sheets to implement and deploy web designs provided via Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop; assist YTI project staff in the identification, collection, evaluation, and preparation of content for new and existing sites; produce production ready, responsive web pages; collaborate with application and database developers as needed; accountable for personal time management and schedule tracking and promptly communicating milestones and deadline status to project manager; testing sites for usability and accessibility; providing technical support to project staff; Awareness and adherence to web accessibility guidelines (e.g. Section 508 and WCAG 2.0), standards-based coding, usability best practices, and current innovations in web application development are expected.
Examples of existing systems include: assessment, survey, and progress tracking systems for NYS school districts; technical assistance incident tracking tools, event registration and customer management systems, project management tools, application management tools, and disability statistics dissemination tools, etc. New initiatives include increased use of distance learning tools and development of accessible multimedia.
Experience producing web pages based off of design comps
Experience producing and testing responsively design web pages
Excellent writing and communication skills
Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
3 to 4 years of related experience strongly preferred
Primary field of study: Computer Science, or technical area with computer experience
Layout and design experience
Working knowledge of web accessibility standards
Experience with PHP framesworks (e.g., Laravel, Symphony, etc.) and CSS preprocessors (e.g., SASS, LESS)
Experience with graphics software (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud Suite)
Web usability and/or accessibility testing experience
Experience capturing and editing digital audio and/or video
When applying through our system, please remember to attach your application materials (Resume and Cover Letter) in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the Experience section of your application, use the 'Drop Files Here' box to manually drag document(s) into your application. For a more detailed description and instructions on how to apply online please click here as an external candidate or click here if you are an internal candidate.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This is a temporary full-time, non-academic staff, benefits eligible opportunity located on the Ithaca campus.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
University Job Title:
Temp Serv Prof Exempt
No Grade - Annual
Pay Rate Type:
Number of Openings:
If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell.
Online Submission Guidelines:
Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter. You can upload documents either by ‘dragging and dropping’ them into the dropbox or by using the ‘upload’ icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website.
If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations at voice (607) 254-7232, fax (607) 255-0298, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.
In 1865, Ezra Cornell founded an institution "where any person can find instruction in any study." From the beginning, all students were welcome, regardless of race, gender, ideology, or socioeconomic status. Today, we invite you to join our talented and diverse students and accessible faculty who, together, form a living and learning community unmatched in its breadth of opportunities.Cornell Uni...versity's college, schools, and other academic units offer more than 4,000 courses, 70 undergraduate majors, 93 graduate fields of study, undergraduate and advanced degrees, and continuing education and outreach programs.