This position is responsible for providing support and optimizing the user experience for Colgate's web content management systems and other Colgate websites, which includes building new websites, enhancing existing websites, developing custom templates and add-ons, creating custom modules, and front-end development.
Accountable for maintaining and applying a combination of programming skills and creativity to create websites that align with established Colgate standards, with particular attention to aesthetically pleasing details, including element arrangement on the screen, color, and font that follows the university branding, web content style, and accessibility.
Accountable for maximizing the performance of assigned web applications and integration points within the area of expertise and have a breadth of skills to troubleshoot problems with applications and systems assigned.
Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Working closely with departments on campus to gather requirements and provide technical consultation for existing and new websites, and other Colgate systems. - Architecting enterprise web content management solutions including data, display, and information architecture. - Managing all technical aspects of Colgate's web content management systems. - Participating in the development of contingency plans including reliable backup and restore procedures. - Designing, creating and managing database structures in the development, testing, and production website environments. - Leading projects and actively participate in assigned projects. Work with others, including team members, to meet task deadlines and communicate about the project status. - Effectively communicating technical ideas to campus partners and other teams. - Eagerly embracing current and emerging web technologies. - Acquiring and maintaining technical knowledge of accessible technologies through reading, self-paced training, computer-based training or video-based training, courses, seminars, and other methods as necessary. - Demonstrated ability to work independently and inclusively with a diverse team and serve a diverse population.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. Colgate University will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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