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Department and Position Background
Cornell Brand Communications within University Relations is a dedicated in-house creative team committed to university-level communications priorities and strategies. We have two primary functions: to support brand storytelling in coordination with our division partners in Media Relations and News and University Communications; and to develop, manage and consult on all expressions of the university brand. Learn more: http://universityrelations.cornell.edu/brand-communications/.
We are seeking a talented Web Applications Developer (WAD). We need an individual that can conceptualize, design, and develop web sites and web applications in service of the university's communications needs and goals. Learn more: https://brand.cornell.edu/jobs/web-developer/
What are Cornell's rewards and benefits?
We hope you appreciate great benefits. Cornell receives national recognition, as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
Our benefits program includes comprehensive health care options, access to wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, and generous retirement contributions.
Our leave provisions include three weeks of vacation and 12 holidays: e.g., an end-of-year winter break, from December 25 through January 1.
Cornell's impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.
As the Web Applications Developer, you will produce web applications with inter-dependencies with other systems and projects that help promote and support the Cornell University brand. Beyond the traditional application development skill sets, participation in, and contribution to, requirements gathering meetings to determine business and communications needs and objectives is expected. An ability to translate needs into functional and technical requirements is essential to success.
The WAD will work with all levels of University Relations staff to help plan web projects and define their scope and success metrics. The team environment within the office of Web Technologies requires this position to assist other University Relations web developers and act as a consultant and advisor for various web projects.
It is expected that the WAD will engage in conversation and planning with University Relations staff around communications plans. Connection of expertise in web technologies with meeting communications goals, and application of knowledge in web technologies to solve communications problems, will drive the functions of this role. And an application of understanding of the 'bigger picture' in proposing technical solutions, while keeping in mind the mission and strategic goals of the department, unit and the university, is necessary.
What experience will you need?
We are looking for a bachelor's degree in information technology or a related field, and you will need at least 3 to 5 years of experience or specialized training—or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Must have strong organizational, interpersonal, collaboration, presentation, and communications skills. Must have extensive experience working as part of a diverse team of creative professionals, including project managers and non-technical colleagues. Must have ability to work and communicate effectively with varied constituencies at many levels of an organization. Must be able to work effectively in a dynamic, deadline-driven, complex, team-based environment with multiple competing priorities.
Must have ability to compare multiple technical solutions, communicate the strengths and weaknesses of each, and assist development team members in choosing an appropriate development path.
Must have ability to understand customer needs/requirements and develop and implement appropriate solutions. Must have well-developed problem-solving abilities, analytical, reasoning and judgment skills.
Must be available for periodic off-hours and on-call work.
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Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.
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