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Full-Stack Web Developer

Company: North Central College
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Posting Number S000608 Position Title Full-Stack Web Developer Department Marketing Division Enrollment Management and Marketing Supervisor Title Senior Director of Web and Digital Strategy Status Full Time Regular Position Summary The newly reimagined Web & Digital Strategy team within the Enrollment Management and Marketing division has been tasked with driving the College's web strategy to a new level. North Central is ranked as one of the most innovative Colleges in the nation. It will come as no surprise to know our goal is to be a leader in the Higher Education industry, developing best-in-class innovative web experiences, coupled with a fully integrated digital strategy. Our approach is highly user-centric. We are looking for a Full-Stack Web Developer with 2-3 years experience who is ready to take on the challenge of bringing our web strategy to the next level. The work performed on the College's websites, apps and supporting technologies, is key to a successful enrollment operation and of critical importance to the College. This position is part of a collaborative, cross-trained team supporting marketing and recruitment efforts.

At North Central College, we are committed to supporting our diverse work-force and have developed an inclusive application process, consisting of a technical aptitude test, phone screen, and finalist interviews with portfolio reviews. If you believe you have the skill sets required and a drive to join our industry leading team - check out the details below and submit your application. -

Description of Key Responsibilities --- Execute development, testing, and maintenance of new and existing websites and applications --- Assist web infrastructure needs assessments and apply a project management approach to prioritizing workflow
- --- Assess, test, and integrate third-party solutions (databases, authentication systems, vendor-supplied solutions, web APIs, modules, etc.) into the web environment
- --- Lead and/or assist QA of all websites and applications to ensure compatibility across devices
- --- Perform custom Drupal development and work with contributed modules and core API
- --- Maintain Drupal and WordPress sites for security & compliance
- --- Document code and procedures within best practices
- --- Ensure websites are within Google CWV (core web vitals) excellent standing, and road-map solutions to address if there are deficits
- --- Stay organized, detail-oriented, and flexible in order to maintain workflow progress on multiple projects that have competing deadlines
- --- Identify, track, and resolve production issues expeditiously
- --- Manage website development based ticketing system, in partnership with the Web & Digital Strategy team
- --- Promote a flexible, collaborative, and inclusive work environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion
- --- Key participant in an on-call schedule for unexpected and/or expected website downtimes, while collaborating with departments of infrastructure dependency -
- --- Other job-related duties as appropriately assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities --- 1 year experience in Drupal development preferred, minimum 2 years professional full-stack development experience required
- --- Confident working with Twig templates
- --- Comfortable using the Command-line
- --- Using and maintaining build tools (Webpack, Gulp, yarn, etc.)
- --- Working with package managers (npm, Composer, Homebrew)
- --- Familiar with object-oriented programming and confident/knowledgeable about RESTful APIs
- --- Proficient with git or similar version control system
- --- Ability to develop state of the art websites using the W3C standards, adhere to coding standards for the application being developed, and implement SEO best practices
- --- Ability to document code and web projects clearly and concisely following best practices -
- --- Ability to communicate technical ideas to business users and other teams (design, Q.A.)
- --- Willingness to pursue additional training and to share that knowledge to enhance the functionality and resources of the team
- --- Ability to work on multiple projects with overlapping critical tasks
- --- WordPress development experience (preferred)

--- Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.

Distinguishing Characteristics --- You're a results-driven individual. We are looking for someone who takes ownership of their work and produces results that inspire. - --- You're reliable and detail-oriented. You're process-oriented and love systems. You pay attention to specifics and don't let details slip through the cracks. You can manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively between them. --- You're a great communicator. You can answer difficult questions on the fly and summarize complex conversations in a few clear sentences. You can also help others express their own thinking. --- You're autonomous. You see problems and get to work solving them. You're comfortable trying things you've never tried before and you take responsibility for every part of the success of the work you do. --- You're a problem solver. No matter your background, you're not afraid to adapt your process or try something new when the situation demands it. You rarely if ever respond with, 'That can't be done and always find a way to address the problem. --- You love innovative digital work. Perhaps you've done some wire-framing, branding, or design work yourself. You don't need to be an expert, but you'll need a basic understanding of the broad strokes of design, development, content strategy, and SEO - allowing you to translate complex technical language into simple terms for non-technical stakeholders. --- You're a learner. You are constantly learning. You have CMS (Drupal) news and UX/UI insight emails flowing through your inbox like spam, are interested in attending DrupalCon and other industry-related professional development events and are constantly attempting to stay 5 steps ahead.

Education/Training Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related development field. -

Experience In lieu of formal education, 4-5 years of relevant work experience is required. Licenses or Certifications Is This a Temporary Position? No Employment Conditions An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College's background screening process.

If you are hired, in accordance with College policy and Executive Order 2021-20, we will require you to provide proof that you have received the COVID -19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Those who remain unvaccinated must participate in weekly COVID -19 testing as a condition of employment.


For more information about the College's vaccine expectation along with other helpful information regarding the College's current health and safety protocols-go to Number of Vacancies 1 EEO Statement North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. NCC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional Information Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest Optional Documents
  • Portfolio Sample 1 - Please provide a sample from your portfolio you find represents your best work

Keywords: North Central College, Naperville , Full-Stack Web Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Naperville, Illinois

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