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Director, Web Development - Office of Public Affairs

Company: Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

Director, Web Development - Office of Public Affairs - 50569 Job ID 50569 Location Danforth - Main Campus Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.-- Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Office of Public Affairs. This position is for the Danforth Campus. This position--will occasionally require travel to on and off-campus locations.-- Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Web Development will lead the university's central team of web programmers to ensure the Office of Public Affairs is producing websites that have well-written and sustainable code, are lightweight and perform well on all devices, and follow industry standard best practices. This position will also lead the development of many of the university's highest profile websites and its guided self-service platform. Central to the success of this position will be the ability to understand and manage against standards of high quality and efficiency.

  • Lead WordPress development on major university web projects.
  • Research and develop new solutions for common challenges across projects, work closely with design team to ensure proper direction.
  • Assist with regular updates and enhancements to the university's primary web templates, guided self-service platform, and email templates.
  • Work closely with web team project managers and participate in team discussions and decisions.
  • Leadership:
  • Manage a team of web developers; provide direction, training, and guidance to WordPress developers, lead code reviews.
  • Create and maintain shared coding, accessibility, performance standards, ensure that design and coding patterns remain consistent and meet standards.
  • Act as advocate for web best practices and accessibility standards to broader university community.
  • Work closely with team leadership to provide development perspective in discussion and determination of strategic decisions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications
    • Undergraduate degree plus five years of experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience to equal nine years.
    • Experience with WordPress, Gutenberg and the WordPress Codex.
    • Experience developing in PHP, which requires integration with databases, such as MySQL.
    • Knowledge of current Web standards, design standards, and Web best practices.
    • Proficient in the use of GIT or other version control systems.
    • Experience employing standard practices with regard to the application development lifecycle.
    • Experience in working with development, test, staging, and production environments.
    • Experience advising, training and/or managing other web programmers. Preferred Qualifications
      • Five or more years of professional experience in developing websites using open source technology.
      • Prior experience in a higher education technology environment.
      • Prior experience managing a team of web programmers.
      • Experience or training using web content management systems, such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, etc.
      • Background in Interface Design and/or a demonstrated understanding of working effectively with website designers.
      • Experience with LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP).
      • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to web standards and professionalism.
      • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to prioritize and self-manage multiple projects simultaneously.
      • Demonstrated aptitude to quickly and effectively adapt to new circumstances and technologies.
      • Experience with use of business applications in web-based environments.
      • Ability to estimate coding efforts.
      • Strong desire to develop new technical knowledge and professional skills on a continual basis.
      • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.
      • Ability to work and communicate effectively with team members and campus partners.
      • Ability to work with only general supervision.
      • Ability to work extra hours and recognize the need to do so.
      • Ability to adjust to change and demands on time.
      • Ability to think logically.
      • Ability to work well independently and with others. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $75,000 - $84,000 annually. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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