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Web Developer

Bentley University
Waltham, MA 02452
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    112243238
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Bentley University

Bentley Campus


Job Description Summary
The Web Developer for Instructional Media will be responsible for designing, researching and/or deploying custom or off-the-shelf applications/scripts/websites for all academic initiatives including the department website, Bentley's Online Learning site, the Bentley Library website and the library catalog. He/she will also be responsible for designing experiences on various multimedia platforms including print, web, social media, audio and video. In addition, he/she will be responsible for managing the work of student staff hired to help develop and implement web application projects.

Essential Duties
  • Assist faculty and ATC staff in evaluating and integrating instructional media and emerging web-based technologies to enhance student learning experience in face-to-face, blended, and online learning environments
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Use web content management systems (e.g. Wordpress, Drupal) to design, implement and maintain academic and IT websites using CMS frameworks, themes, plugins and other custom scripts
  • Manage media and web projects from concept to completion ensuring goals are met at each stage of development
  • Manage and maintain department's web servers both on-campus and in cloud environments
  • Expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming and database languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, SQL and API's.
  • Work collaboratively with other IT departments when needed where academic applications require data and/or data feeds from Bentley's administrative applications (Workday, etc.)
  • Support requests for designing media assets for print, web, social media and video platforms (e.g. Infographics, Research Posters, graphics for online courses)
  • Provide training and support to faculty through documentations, workshops and blogs
  • Explore and adopt creative solutions to solve day-to-day instructional and customer service related challenges
  • Maintain the University's branding guidelines and web standards
  • Maintain, generate and analyze reports from user-generated analytics
  • Maintain source codes and backups of existing applications and websites
  • Provide technical support to users of the various academic platforms available at Bentley (Zoom, Kaltura, Blackboard)
  • Thorough understanding of overall web site design, including basic usability, industry standards, and web analytics
  • Recruit and manage 1-2 students to perform technical tasks, including Web development and technical assistance. Supervise all aspects of student employment including, hiring, scheduling, and assessment


Minimum Qualifications
  • 2-3 years of experience supporting technology adoption in higher education or similar setting including course management, video hosting and/or digital learning
  • The individual should have basic to intermediate experience in Web/UI design tools and techniques (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, ASP, .NET, Wordpress)
  • Knowledge of web content management systems is a must (e.g. Wordpress, Drupal 8)
  • Working knowledge of databases (relational and object-oriented) to facilitate integrations with 3rdparty applications and Bentley's source data
  • This role requires strategic thinking, innovative ideas, analytical/problem-solving skills; decision-making, sophisticated communication and team-building skills, design talent, a fundamental understanding of Internet technology, and a strong comfort level with technical concepts
  • Strong visual, verbal, and written communications skills is must
  • Ability to work independently or in teams and on concurrent multiple projects is essential as is a proactive approach.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer information systems, instructional design, educational technology, or related field is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with public speaking and conducting workshops or training sessions is a must
  • Understanding of information architecture, visual interface design, responsive design, accessibility compliance (Section 508, WCAG 2.0), web analytics is preferred


Work Environment
  • Typical office environment with extensive sitting, typing and other general computer work
  • From time to time there will be some on-call duties such as campus open houses that are scheduled on weekends, as well as evening work to finish projects under a deadline.


Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

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<br /><strong>Bentley University</strong><br /><br />Bentley Campus<br /><br /><br /><u><strong>Job Description Summary</strong></u><br />The Web Developer for Instructional Media will be responsible for designing, researching and/or deploying custom or off-the-shelf applications/scripts/websites for all academic initiatives including the department website, Bentley's Online Learning site, the Bentley Library website and the library catalog. He/she will also be responsible for designing experiences on various multimedia platforms including print, web, social media, audio and video. In addition, he/she will be responsible for managing the work of student staff hired to help develop and implement web application projects.<br /><br /><strong><u>Essential Duties</u></strong><br /> <ul> <li>Assist faculty and ATC staff in evaluating and integrating instructional media and emerging web-based technologies to enhance student learning experience in face-to-face, blended, and online learning environments</li> <li>Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.</li> <li>Use web content management systems (e.g. Wordpress, Drupal) to design, implement and maintain academic and IT websites using CMS frameworks, themes, plugins and other custom scripts</li> <li>Manage media and web projects from concept to completion ensuring goals are met at each stage of development</li> <li>Manage and maintain department's web servers both on-campus and in cloud environments</li> <li>Expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming and database languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, SQL and API's.</li> <li>Work collaboratively with other IT departments when needed where academic applications require data and/or data feeds from Bentley's administrative applications (Workday, etc.)</li> <li>Support requests for designing media assets for print, web, social media and video platforms (e.g. Infographics, Research Posters, graphics for online courses)</li> <li>Provide training and support to faculty through documentations, workshops and blogs</li> <li>Explore and adopt creative solutions to solve day-to-day instructional and customer service related challenges</li> <li>Maintain the University's branding guidelines and web standards</li> <li>Maintain, generate and analyze reports from user-generated analytics</li> <li>Maintain source codes and backups of existing applications and websites</li> <li>Provide technical support to users of the various academic platforms available at Bentley (Zoom, Kaltura, Blackboard)</li> <li>Thorough understanding of overall web site design, including basic usability, industry standards, and web analytics</li> <li>Recruit and manage 1-2 students to perform technical tasks, including Web development and technical assistance. Supervise all aspects of student employment including, hiring, scheduling, and assessment</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong><u>Minimum Qualifications</u></strong><br /> <ul> <li>2-3 years of experience supporting technology adoption in higher education or similar setting including course management, video hosting and/or digital learning</li> <li>The individual should have basic to intermediate experience in Web/UI design tools and techniques (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, ASP, .NET, Wordpress)</li> <li>Knowledge of web content management systems is a must (e.g. Wordpress, Drupal 8)</li> <li>Working knowledge of databases (relational and object-oriented) to facilitate integrations with 3rdparty applications and Bentley's source data</li> <li>This role requires strategic thinking, innovative ideas, analytical/problem-solving skills; decision-making, sophisticated communication and team-building skills, design talent, a fundamental understanding of Internet technology, and a strong comfort level with technical concepts</li> <li>Strong visual, verbal, and written communications skills is must</li> <li>Ability to work independently or in teams and on concurrent multiple projects is essential as is a proactive approach.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong><u>Preferred Qualifications</u></strong><br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in computer information systems, instructional design, educational technology, or related field is strongly preferred.</li> <li>Experience with public speaking and conducting workshops or training sessions is a must</li> <li>Understanding of information architecture, visual interface design, responsive design, accessibility compliance (Section 508, WCAG 2.0), web analytics is preferred</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong><u>Work Environment</u></strong><br /> <ul> <li>Typical office environment with extensive sitting, typing and other general computer work</li> <li>From time to time there will be some on-call duties such as campus open houses that are scheduled on weekends, as well as evening work to finish projects under a deadline.</li> </ul> <br /><br />Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.<br /><br /><strong><u>DIVERSITY STATEMENT</u></strong><br /><br />Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.<br /><br />Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.<br /><br /> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/xWRgj7iwXElzFo6Nux6J4"> <p>PI112243238</p>

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