Web Developer

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
01 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The mission of the Registrar’s Office is to provide leadership and service in student enrollment and academic record management that supports the recruitment, retention and graduation goals of Colorado State University.

Position Summary

This is an entry level position.

This position is part of a team of talented developers responsible for developing and maintaining a variety of custom in-house web-based applications. These applications facilitate the academic advancement and success of 30+ thousand students enrolled at Colorado State University. Applications are developed using C# in the ASP.NET framework.

The individual holding this position uses technology to solve business problems, improve existing business processes, and deliver dynamic web-based services to Colorado State University students, faculty, and staff. This individual interviews end-users to gather and document requirements, uses a variety of development tools to create a solution, tests the code that has been developed, and submits the tested code for inclusion in the production environment.

Development tools utilized by this position include Visual Studio, C#, ASP.NET, PL/SQL Developer, SQL Server Management Studio, jQuery, Javascript, Subversion, and others.

Required Job Qualifications

All required job qualifications must be referenced in application materials to be considered for this position. The following items are required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering, or closely related field must be earned by start date.
  • Experience using:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • ASP.NET
    • C#
    • SQL
    • Microsoft Office

Experience acquired from coursework, internships, or previous employment is acceptable.

Basic knowledge of:

  • Object-oriented programming
    • Relational database concepts
    • Client-server concepts
    • Web services
    • Three tier framework (Presentation, Business Logic, and Data Access layers).

Preferred Job Qualifications

Preferred qualifications are not required to be considered for this position, but are highly desired. Preferred qualifications include:

  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
  • Superior attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision in an atmosphere of multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrable experience building accessible websites that meet the most current version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) published by the W3C. Knowledge/experience with:
    • User interfaces and interactive deliverables that perform well both on mainstream devices and with assistive technology
    • Semantic and ARIA markup elements
    • Product accessibility testing continuously through all development stages
    • Troubleshooting, revising, and updating websites encumbered by legacy code accessibility constraints.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.

Diversity Statement

  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Provide support for existing applications Duty/Responsibility

  • Provide analysis and development support for existing Student Information System applications by researching, updating, testing, debugging, and maintaining changes and enhancements to existing applications as needed so they comply with the ongoing business needs of the Registrar.

Percentage Of Time 70 Job Duty Category Develop new applications Duty/Responsibility

  • Gather requirements from end-users and review the existing set of standards and guidelines available in the University and department technology environment and existing practices and policies.
  • Utilize developer tools to create solutions that meet the identified requirements.
  • Conduct unit, integration, and system testing of developed solutions as well as coordinate end-user acceptance testing.
  • Coordinate with supervisor for the eventual deployment of the fully developed and approved solution.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Documentation Duty/Responsibility

  • Write and publish end-user and technical documentation for all applications and reports developed.

Percentage Of Time 5 Job Duty Category Other duties as assigned Duty/Responsibility

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration please apply by 4/15/2018, 11:59 pm (MT) with a cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Search Contact Lori Woodruff - lori.woodruff@colostate.edu

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.