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Web Developer

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications will be reviewed based on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions. When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic document: 1) Provide three code samples or links to code samples or websites you had a significant role in developing. For each, describe your role in the project. Combine all 3 samples or links into one PDF and upload as Other Document 1. Typically, the starting salary is at the lower end of the salary range. For additional information please contact: Debbie Sayer at debbie.sayer@oregonstate.edu OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Position Details

Position Information

Department Ext/Exp S Communications (TEX)
Classification Title Analyst Programmer
Job Title Web Developer
Appointment Type Classified Staff
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Pay Method Salary
Min Salary $3243
Max Salary $8682
Employment Category Regular
Position Summary

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 (Web Developer) position for the Extension and Experiment Station Communications (EESC) unit at Oregon State University.

EESC supports the strategic communication needs of the statewide OSU Extension Service and the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station (AES). EESC collaborates with Extension and AES faculty and staff on projects that range from multimedia educational design and publishing to technology adoption, news and media relations, impact reporting, marketing, and accountability efforts.

The Web Developer’s role is to collaboratively design, develop, test, and maintain web and content management systems that increase the public’s access to and engagement with educational resources and information from the OSU Extension Service and AES. This position is part of EESC’s Web and Content Strategy team.

OSU values diversity and inclusion in the organization and audiences we serve. EESC team members are expected to exhibit respect, value differing perceptions and worldviews, and encourage diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties

70% – Web Development and Programming:
Collaboratively design, develop, test, and maintain web and content management systems that increase the public’s access to and engagement with educational resources and information from the OSU Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station.

Maintain and deploy Drupal codebases to Acquia Cloud.

Develop Drupal websites, which includes creating and modifying views; custom module development (hooks and overrides); researching, installing, and testing contributed modules; and creating views and themes.

Document processes and procedures used for design, development, and maintenance of EESC-managed web, content management, and information access systems.

Collaborate and coordinate projects and activities with the Extension Computing Technology Unit, College of Agricultural Sciences Web team, OSU Drupal community, and OSU information technologists, as needed.

Follow industry best practices, coding standards, and responsive design techniques with an emphasis on usability and accessibility.

Organize and execute multiple projects/tasks; re-prioritize when new issues arise, to ensure a timely response.

10% – Research and Assessment:
Troubleshoot content management systems and web applications to resolve issues and diagnose technical problems that affect the work of EESC colleagues, OSU Extension and AES partners, and end users.

Identify emerging methods, technologies, and programming resources that enhance project features and streamline product development and delivery.

Research and suggest improvements in areas such as search engine optimization, content strategy, accessibility standards, social media integration, and third-party application programming interfaces (API).

10% – Professional Development and Service:
Attend professional workshops and meetings to improve skills, expand knowledge, remain current with changing technology, and network with others in the profession.

Participate as a member of EESC teams, and as determined by the Web and Content Strategy Team leader or EESC director.

Provide service to OSU and the land grant system by working on unit, division, university, regional, or national committees and projects.

5% – Lead Work:
May provide oversight of 1-2 student workers. Assign work and follow up to ensure assignments are completed on time.

5% – Other duties/projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in systems analysis and related programming support functions generally obtained by a bachelor’s degree in computer science, or an equivalent amount of training and applied experience.

Additional Required Qualifications

One or more years of experience developing websites using a content management system (such as Drupal).

Demonstrated understanding of web development best practices, including coding standards, accessibility and usability.

Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with Drupal website development.

Experience with MySQL and relational databases.

Experience using CSS and JS libraries such as Bootstrap and jQuery.

Experience with version control systems (Git, GitHub).

Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Typical office environment; 8-5, M-F.

This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. No
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P00911CT
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 06/29/2017
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 05/02/2017
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 05/29/2017
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be reviewed based on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic document:

1) Provide three code samples or links to code samples or websites you had a significant role in developing. For each, describe your role in the project.
Combine all 3 samples or links into one PDF and upload as Other Document 1.

Typically, the starting salary is at the lower end of the salary range.

For additional information please contact: Debbie Sayer at debbie.sayer@oregonstate.edu

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience developing websites using a content management system (e.g., Drupal, WordPress) Please limit your response to 200 words or less.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Other Document 1 (see Special Instructions)
Optional Documents