Colorado State University OnlinePlus seeks a Web Developer with a keen enthusiasm for web development technologies to join a small development team with big ideas. A positive attitude and aptitude for the challenges involved in both front- and back-end development are preferred over extensive experience. This position is an ideal fit for entry-level developers looking to start their careers in web development or increase their technology and development skill set; graduates and first-time applicants welcome.
The web developer position reports to the Lead Web Developer and is part of the Information Technology unit of the Division of Continuing Education (DCE), within the Office of the Engagement at Colorado State University. The Information Technology unit plays a key role in developing, implementing, advancing, and maintaining web applications and related business process tools. The team works collaboratively across the organization and within the team to continuously improve the customer experience via OnlinePlus’ website and related operations. This position provides web development expertise, as well as excellent customer service to students, staff, and faculty, in support of the Division’s business operations and strategies, as part of delivering quality education at a distance. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance CSU OnlinePlus’ commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Primary duties include website development and maintenance, application development and administration, and project planning and research.
The ideal candidate for this position possesses an avid interest in web technologies. Candidates who work on web projects for fun and enjoy exploring new technologies, frameworks and approaches will be a good fit for this position. The candidate should be self-motivated, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to translate the needs of the organization into elegant web solutions.
Salary $50,000–$55,000 annually, plus benefits, which include tuition benefits, vacation time, sick leave, and ten paid holidays annually. A full description of benefits as an Admin Professional is available at http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a dynamic community of approximately 142,000, 65 miles north of Denver. At an elevation of 5,000 feet, Fort Collins averages 300 days of sunshine per year and has a clear, dry climate and generally pleasant temperatures. Situated on the western edge of the Great Plains and at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins is ideally located for a variety of recreational, cultural, and family activities.
Applications are accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, complete information must be received by April 7, 2014.
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