Human Resources

Web Developer/Assistant Director of Web Services (One Position to be Filled)

Alma College is accepting applications for the position of Web Developer/Assistant Director of Web Services (one position to be filled).

Position Summary: The Assistant Director of Web Services is responsible for developing and maintaining web applications and related systems, and leading the Alma College development team.

Supervision Received/Supervision Exercised: This position reports to the Director of Information Technology Services and supervises a Web Developer.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides system analysis, design, programming, testing, documentation, and support for web services.
  • Works closely with the Director of ITS on project portfolio management, and prioritization.
  • Develops technical specifications, project and resource plans, project updates, and presentation materials.
  • Maintains an up-to-date source code catalog, repository, and comprehensive documentation for all ITS developed software.
  • Collaborates with the ITS infrastructure team on system cybersecurity issues, and web server operating system patching.
  • Responsible for web server environmental software patching, application patching, and cybersecurity issues related to web systems and services.
  • Provides project management for software development work.
  • Provides technical leadership for all campus web services.
  • Works collaboratively with other ITS teams and the campus community.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and skill with current IT technologies, development best practices, and secure development principles
  • On occasion, must work after hours, including evenings, holidays, and weekends.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by Director of Information Technology Services.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline with three years programming experience
  • Demonstrable ability to develop database-driven web applications
  • Knowledge and experience with core web development tools such as HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, mobile first/responsive design, Office 365, C#, Linux, Apache, and Git
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to communicate and interact effectively with IT professionals and non-technical users

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with PHP frameworks such as Laravel and Symfony
  • Demonstrable ability to work effectively in an enterprise computer services department
  • Knowledge and experience integrating cloud and on-premises systems
  • Supervisory and project management experience

 

Position Summary: The Web Developer is responsible for developing and maintaining web applications and related systems.

Supervision Received: This position reports to the Director of Information Technology Services.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides system analysis, design, programming, testing, documentation, and support for web systems and services.
  • Develops technical specifications, project and resource plans, project updates, and presentation
  • Maintains an up-to-date source code catalog and repository of all ITS developed software
  • Collaborates with the Infrastructure team on cyber-security issues, and web server operating
  • system patching.
  • Responsible for web server environmental software patching, application patching, and cybersecurity issues related to web systems and services.
  • Provides project management for software development work.
  • Works collaboratively with other ITS teams and the campus community.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and skill with current technologies in the IT industry
  • On occasion, must work after hours, including evenings, holidays, and weekends.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or related discipline
  • Demonstrable ability to develop database-driven web applications
  • Knowledge and experience with core web development tools such as HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, mobile first/responsive design, Office 365, C#, Linux, Apache, and Git
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to communicate and interact effectively with IT professionals and non-technical users

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of professional experience in web development
  • Familiarity with PHP frameworks such as Laravel and Symfony
  • Demonstrable ability to work effectively in an enterprise computer services support department
  • Knowledge and experience integrating cloud and on-premises systems
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Project management experience

 

Interested candidates must submit an Alma College application and a cover letter, current resume, and the names of three professional references, to Kyle Warner, Chief Information Officer, via email to careers@alma.edu. For an Alma College application, please go to: https://www.alma.edu/live/files/3085-application-for-employment.

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

Story published on September 30, 2021