The College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University is looking for a User Interface Developer to join its IDEC team!
The International Data Evaluation Center (IDEC) is an ongoing research project of the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. IDEC supports early literacy achievement using science-based methods in research and evaluation. We use technology to provide educators with the data they need to evaluate their Reading Recovery® implementations and make timely, well-informed decisions.
The International Data Evaluation Center's primary mission is to process evaluation research data for all Reading Recovery® programs in the United States. It fulfills a condition of the Reading Recovery trademark, which grants free use of the name and logo under the condition, among others, that all teacher training sites report on each child served to The Ohio State University, the holder of the trademark.
A focal point for the center is its IDEC website (https://www.idecweb.us/Default.aspx), which enables Reading Recovery and Descubriendo la Lectura teachers and teacher leaders to seamlessly enter data and download reports and datasets. We also publish a variety of research reports and is engaged in several research initiatives.
The IDEC team follows an AGILE-like methodology when developing and maintaining its web sites. This position will follow this model in the development and implementation of our web applications, and in their project work with the rest of the team. The position will also work with the Director of IT and Operations to solicit user feedback to foster a community of continuous improvement, and explore and recommend new technologies to be used by the IDEC team. Additionally, the position will work with our technical team to develop standards for UI development and deployment.
The IDEC UI Developer will work with our Help Desk Coordinator and Systems Analyst to troubleshoot issues and plan new features for both IDEC employee and external client use. The position will also partner with our Systems Manager to design internal WebAPIs. <h4Position Environment The IDEC User Interface Developer reports to IDEC's Director of IT and Operations and works as part of a dedicated technology team of five full-time staff. We're a small team, working in an 'agile-like' environment to complete projects and initiatives. Flexibility and the ability to work within a small team environment will be key to the success of the selected candidate. This position will have the option of telecommuting.
In the first 60 to 90 days of employment, the successful candidate for this position will accomplish the following:
Develop and implement the strategy that the IDEC team will use to deploy code to our website test and production environments
Establish the framework and necessary variety of settings for both production and test environments
Determine and develop a set of CORE features in a data collection website for educational research
Six months down the road: the position will have integrated a set of administrative tools currently in development.
The selected candidate for this position will have demonstrated success in several areas, including:
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related systems area
Two to three years of experience accessing data securely via WebAPIs
Experience with and well-developed working knowledge of UI Development in Visual Studio, Angular, Typescript, Bootstrap 4, and Xamarin is desired, as well as experience managing web sites in IIS 7 or later.
Experience with AGILE-like development practices and mobile device design is also desired EEO/AA Employer: To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, veterans and woman.
Target Salary: $50,004.00 - $55,008.00 Annually
Job Category: Information Technology (IT)
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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