Web Developer/Administrator (Analyst/Programmer - Career) (504137)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Administrative Analysis and Research Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description


Position Summary

The mission of the Information Technology Division is to develop the long-term infrastructure, services, and strategy necessary to support the University's mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. The IT Division has the stewardship responsibility for core IT assets on campus and the obligation to provide the services, training, and community building necessary to realize the benefits of those investments across the San Diego State University community.

Web Services and Infrastructure is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and management of web services for San Diego State University. This position will play a key role in serving as an institutional leader in the planning, implementation, and ongoing improvement of web communications systems and processes developed by Web & Digital Communications.

Under the direction of the Interim Director of Web Services and Infrastructure, the Web Developer/Administrator administers, maintains, and supports the university's web infrastructure, including content management systems, hosting platforms, applications, databases and user documentation. This position designs and develops sites, pages, and templates, and contributes and occasionally leads web projects such as site migrations and custom application development. Additionally, this position serves as a resource for the university web community, contributing to campus web meetings and working groups on accessibility, usability, and standards.

The Information Technology Division celebrates diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We understand representation is essential to our success, which is why we strive to recruit and retain highly-skilled, compassionate team members. We aim to offer opportunities for advancement and foster an inclusive environment so all are valued and empowered to thrive. Please read more about the IT Division here: https://it.sdsu.edu/about.

For more information regarding Information Technology, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in applications programming and systems analysis and related programming support functions is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science or business, or equivalent training and applied experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Analyst/Programmer, depending on the position assignment, may include working knowledge of a specific industry standard applications programming language and knowledge of standard systems analysis techniques.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with enterprise education software applications and web-based applications in a development and technical support role.
  • Experience with XML/XSL for developing web templates. Experience using Omni CMS is a plus.
  • Experience with relational databases, such as MySQL and MS SQL Server.
  • Experience in developing Web APIs and/or RESTful Web Services.
  • Familiarity with deploying and managing cloud infrastructure and services, such as Azure and AWS.
  • Familiarity with project management basics such as project planning, communication plans, deployment planning.

Specialized Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of front-end development languages and ability to hand code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of WCAG 2.0 AA web accessibility standards, including the use of semantic HTML and ARIA.
  • Knowledge of mobile-first and responsive design principles using front-end frameworks and grid systems
  • Experience with implementing, configuring, administering, and supporting web content management systems.
  • Experience in at least two programming/scripting languages (Java, C, Bash/Shell, Python, PHP, JavaScript).
  • Experience with Apache, IIS, or nginx web servers.
  • Ability to work effectively with people with differing levels of technical knowledge.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $7,500 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,792 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 9, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by September 8, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Employment Services at employ@sdsu.edu.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map