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Web Site Designer/Developer, Senior (ETE) (Multiple Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Web Site Designer/Developer, Senior (ETE) (Multiple Positions)
Department Marketing & Brand Management (9933)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Web Site Designer/Developer, Senior helps Marketing & Brand Management (MBM) tell its great stories online in support of the University of Arizona marketing and business goals. They are a leader in efficiency and an integral part of the MBM team who helps develop websites and creates tools that enable the University’s strategic units to build more websites, better. The Web Site Designer / Developer, Senior is dedicated and uses attention-to-detail, paired with a desire to learn and grow, to advance the UA brand and enhance user experience.

Marketing and Brand Management supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

There are two openings for this position.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position. For further details on this type of position at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Outstanding 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 retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Works with content managers and designers to configure sites, populate them with content, and ensure they meet an increasingly high standard
• Provides HTML and CSS support for new and old websites
• Produces documentation for fellow site builders and editors
• Improves styling and functionality of websites with efficient, scalable solutions that consider long-term implications
• Tests and reports bugs
• Helps keep outages to a minimum
• Produces documentation for fellow developers
• Collaborates with web teams across campus
• Ready to jump in and contribute to the team when it’s “all hands on deck” — these instances are infrequent but may not be exclusively web-development related

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Is always learning new tools, new techniques, new technologies and languages
• Shares new ways to save time and reduce risk
• Has familiarity with Git, or is open to learning this and other new tools
• Enthusiastically takes ownership of tasks, learns procedures, finds efficiencies and increases the velocity of our projects
• Is open to competing points of view and willing to go outside of comfort zones to learn new approaches
• Keeps a cool head during heavy deadline-driven projects
• Manages competing priorities with aplomb

Minimum Qualifications

CSS, HTML, and CMS configuration
• Commitment to clean and efficient code
• Enthusiasm and desire to learn about web technologies
• Communication and listening skills that underscore an ability to collaborate with interdepartmental teams
• Pride in craftsmanship. When the situation calls for it, go a step or two beyond what’s asked
• Ability to collaborate with team members with various degrees of technical ability

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Five years of progressively responsible web site design and/or development experience; OR, Associate’s degree in a related field AND four years of web site design and/or development experience; OR, Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND two years of web site design and/or development experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience building responsive websites — cross-platform, cross-browser, cross-device
• Familiarity with Git workflow
• Drupal 7 administration, configuration and maintenance
• Debugging and troubleshooting techniques
• Experience with Bootstrap framework
• Knowledge of SEO best practices
• Knowledge and passion for web standards — including usability and accessibility standards

Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Computer, Engineering and Technical
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24041
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 10/16/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Sherlyn Kramer

Open Date 09/20/2017
Review Start Date 09/26/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have five years of progressively responsible web site design and/or development experience; OR, Associate’s degree in a related field AND four years of web site design and/or development experience; OR, Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND two years of web site design and/or development experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents