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Department: 081001 - University Communications
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The incumbent of this position will be responsible for technical web development of the university's online strategy, central web presence (www.ncsu.edu), strategic constituent sites and various online public communications channels. Continually enhance complex mobile-friendly websites and applications for the central university Web presences using advanced techniques to produce interactive sites in a manner consistent with the university's programming and Web development standards. This position will assist in further developing the university's digital strategy, focusing on development of responsive (mobile-friendly) web frameworks. This role will also manage multiple web projects for Web Communications and strategic constituents from strategy through implementation. Projects include ongoing development such as an interactive news experts web app and other interactive database systems in use by campus partners.
We are seeking applicants who can create and continually enhance PHP frameworks for web applications, mobile-friendly sites and content management systems to aide in all aspects of the university's digital strategy, including the central Web presence, strategic constituent sites, various online public-facing communications channels as well as meeting the digital needs of various chargeback campus partners. Build custom application solutions utilized not only by University Communications, but by campus partners. The incumbent will also assist in providing support to campus partners as they use tools produced by Web Communications.
This position is responsible for providing Web and application development and programming support for the central university website, as well as other key constituent sites, micro-sites and online marketing communication efforts. These duties may include efforts such as email landing page marketing tactics, Social Media campaigns, Web applications and more.
Work with a team of designers and programmers to develop Web sites and applications. Plan and schedule technical aspects and implementation of moderate to complex web sites and projects. Manage development tasks for multiple web projects simultaneously.
Plan, develop and code moderate to complex websites adhering to web standards, best practices and accessibility principles, as well as institutional web guidelines and policies.
Research technologies and techniques in order to advise clients in the best approaches to solving technical problems.
Bachelor’s degree with nine credit hours in programming and one year of experience in business application consulting or development; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Familiarity with Content Management Systems, SEO, and using third-party APIs in development.
Working knowledge of WordPress, jQuery, ADA Accessibility/Section 508 compliance, web application development processes and SQL.
Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects in a fast- paced, deadline-driven environment. Knowledge of testing on major browsers and exposure to cross-browser/platform compatibility issues.
Customer service oriented in working effectively and comfortably with external and internal constituents and stakeholders.
5-7 years of experience in business applications consulting or development making great websites. Knowledge of information architecture and responsive design and native Android/iOS application development. Familiarity with Content Management Systems, SEO, and Social Media api development. Working knowledge of Wordpress, jQuery, ADA Accessibility/Section 508 compliance.
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Position Number: 00104596
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