Web Developer II (Multiple Positions) (Remote Work Available)
Posting Number: req10350
Department: Marketing & Brand Management
Location: To Be Determined
Candidates working anywhere in the U.S. may be considered for a remote assignment.
As a Web Developer II (Web Applications Developer II), you'll be joining the Marketing & Brand Management team at the University of Arizona, focused on developing and maintaining websites for marketing purposes.
The Marketing and Brand Management team is responsible for providing visibility, impacting enrollment and mobilizing support for the university at-large.
We do this by providing seamless user experiences and information destinations online about the University of Arizona to its many stakeholder communities: prospective students, current students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, civil leaders, and friends within the state of Arizona, nationally and around the world.
We do this through the University of Arizona's primary digital channels; arizona.edu, brand.arizona.edu, online.arizona.edu, YouTube, e-mail, social media, paid campaigns, and many others. We also contribute to and co-lead Arizona Digital, an institution-wide group of web-focused technicians who meet weekly to build and test products available for the institution.
In the Web Developer II role, you will be involved in maintaining, optimizing and iterating the University's flagship web properties. You will be tasked with helping improve website traffic and conversion; building engaged online communities; expanding and strengthening brand marketing efforts by surrounding our stakeholder groups with relevant, valuable and actionable content.
Through our integrated work we also perform the research and analysis necessary to deliver actionable insights, recommend improvements and consistently optimize our digital landscape. We are a plan, do, learn culture. We review and leverage new technologies that keep the department and the University of Arizona at the forefront of industry best practices and trends. Additionally, we ensure accessibility, (WCAG 2.0 Level AA) and privacy standards are met or exceeded.
UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life
insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays;
UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members;
state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural
activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Designs, builds, implements, tests and maintains web pages and web applications.
- Improves the usability, usefulness and desirability of websites in collaboration with graphic designers, project managers, web designers and other marketing staff.
- Contributes to the technical SEO components of our web properties.
- Maintains web infrastructures and ensures reliable access and security across the University.
- Manages web content and analyzes the University's web needs to ensure that websites meet the institution's requirements.
Skills, and Abilities:
- Demonstrated understanding of code versioning tools like git.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
- 3 years of professional experience
in web development required.
- Experience with Drupal as a Content Management System
- Experience with WCAG 2.0 web accessibility requirements
- Experience with technical SEO best practices
- Experience working with UX/UI professionals on user-testing
- Experience working with object-oriented programming
- Experience with MVC design patterns
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40
Job FTE: 1
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Information Technology
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: $60,000
Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Career Stream and Level
Web Sites & Applications
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 2
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.