Reporting to the Web Development Manager in the Office of Strategic Growth Initiatives at Harvard's Division of Continuing Education (DCE), the Web Developer serves as a key member of the team responsible for building and maintaining the Division's websites and technical projects.
The Web Developer works alongside a team of developers, designers, and marketing specialists to build high-quality, goal-oriented websites.
A successful candidate will be well organized, able to understand the business needs and decisions to build out technical solutions, and have a strong background in tracking and tag management.
Assists with design, code, and development of all Harvard Division of Continuing Education's public websites
Stays up to date on current best practices regarding website features and functionality, especially as related to goal-setting, tagging, and analytics
Builds on experience in Drupal; stays current on standards for web usability, design, coding, CSS, scripting languages, browser and mobile compatibility, and accessibility issues; must be flexible to learning new skills as needed
Works to resolve CMS issues, including testing and debugging to ensure that sites are consistent and accessible to the widest number of users and devices
Collaborates with Web Development Manager and MIS department on integration of student information services (SIS; Banner) and Salesforce data into websites, and addresses ongoing performance and programming updates
- Works with vendors to develop advanced tracking strategies, and to ensure that data feeds are optimal
For more than a century, Harvard Extension School has made Harvard faculty and teaching accessible to a diverse community of local, national, and international students. Harvard Extension School enrolls approximately 13,000 students per year in approximately 65 liberal arts and professional fields. More than 700 open enrollment online and classroom courses are offered at affordable prices to our communities across the world. Harvard Summer School offers approximately 300 courses on the Harvard Campus to 6,000 secondary school, college and adult learners and more than 30 international study abroad programs for up to 600 students each summer. The Division also includes the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement with approximately 550 active members and Harvard Professional Development Programs offering about 60 two-day, noncredit courses annually.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary