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Front End Developer

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Front End Developer
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170269
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the front-end developer will be responsible for the Pamplin College of Business public facing web presence. The front-end developer will collaborate with stakeholders, writers, and others to create accessible, clean, well-functioning front-end code for web and other digital communication. In addition to providing well-functioning code, the position will oversee the creation and curation of web content for both the Pamplin College of Business (pamplin.vt.edu) website as well as the programs and academic departments (*.pamplin.vt.edu) websites. The position holder will lead a team of students to keep information current and relevant. The front-end developer will assist with website changes and priorities using data driven decisions utilizing web analytics.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (or work-related experience) in information technology, multimedia, or web-related field
• Expertise in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
• Experience applying graphic design and visual presence to website
• Ability to communicate effectively and to work professionally, courteously and independently in a fast-pace environment
• Ability to collaborate with others in the college
• Proven experience with web tools and environments, including enterprise level Content Management Systems
• Knowledge of cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility so that website is accessible from a variety of different environments
• Demonstrated experience in content creation and maintenance of user-friendly, visually-appealing, dynamically-populated websites
• Demonstrated project management skills to complete concurrent projects by desired timeline

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in information technology, multimedia, or web-related field
• Experience with tracking and monitoring website metrics using Google Analytics
• Experience with Adobe Experience Manager
• Experience with responsive web design

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

To evaluate the requirements and apply, candidates may review posting AP0170269 in its entirety at www.jobs.vt.edu. Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants MUST apply on-line to be considered. If you have any questions please contact our Service Center @ 540-231-9331 or email hrservicecenter@vt.edu.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Dean of Business
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F; 8-5
Job Posting Date: 10/03/2017
Review Begin Date: 10/16/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/80329

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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