Senior Web Developer, Information Systems Technology - Georgetown University Law Center

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Job Type: FullTime

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

Senior Web Developer, Information Systems Technology - Georgetown University Law Center

The Senior Web Developer is responsible for and engaged in all aspects of the Law Center's websites and web technologies, including design, development, testing, integration, documentation, deployment and maintenance. The position brings together stakeholders, processes, and technology tools to meet the needs and mission of the University. The incumbent works with University departments to leverage best practices and support the use of secure, compliant and usable web technologies across the Law Center environments. The incumbent will adhere to sound database development, privacy, and information security practices for web publication and internal use. The incumbent is responsible for the development and/or integration of new web applications for internal and external use, as well as account management for multiple departments within the Law Center.


The Senior Web Developer will support the accessibility requirements of the Law Center by ensuring that the Law Center's websites, electronic library and instructional materials, electronic documents, video and audio, software, hardware and systems are fully accessible to all stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students and the general public.

Accessibility:

  • Using understanding of ADA legislation, provide backup to EIT Specialist to ensure that Georgetown Law sites meet regulations and are accessible at all times
  • Backup EIT Specialist in supporting University Policy surrounding site management and ensure compliance with that policy
  • Use automated tools and manual checks to backup EIT Specialist in evaluating accessibility compliance
  • Backup EIT Specialist in remediating and making recommendations to individuals and departments on how to address and fix accessibility problems campus wide
  • Backup EIT Specialist in generating regular reports on current state of accessibility across the Law School
  • Backup EIT Specialist in supporting 1ST and any other relevant departments and individuals to ensure that any EIT being considered for purchase meets accessibility requirements
  • Backup EIT Specialist in evaluating VPATs (Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates) and other materials from vendors

Support & Training:

  • Develop materials and provide website and accessibility training to content contributors and other stakeholders
  • Provide support to stakeholders and content contributors on website content and accessibility requirements
  • Coordinate with partner offices on documentation and training

Design. Development and Deployment:

  • Design, develop and integrate web-related solutions from project documentation and stakeholder specifications
  • Plan, develop, document, and demonstrate new, integrated and expanded web solutions, including developing prototypes of web-related solutions to be tested in a timely manner
  • Consult with University and Campus technical staff, outside consultants and vendors as appropriate, to refine the scope and definition of assigned projects to ensure successful completion in a timely manner
  • Assume initial operational responsibility for web-related deployments after rollout of those projects, including any necessary refinements and maintenance updates
  • Determine departmental responsibility of project, once the project is successful and implementation of the system, resource or tool is signed off on to ensure successful transition to identified stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Information Security, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity efforts
  • Design and develop maintenance schedules, procedures, and documentation; ensure they are current, understood, communicated and complied with

Technical Functions:

  • Be familiar with and understand the heterogeneous network systems, desktop operating systems and administrative tools in use in the University computing environment.
  • Assist in the installation and configuration of prototype and final production systems and integrations that have been tested and approved by management personnel
  • Follow the system standards (hardware, software and configuration) as set by the technology management team
  • Write/edit technical documentation, systems procedures, and training instructions
  • Provide management with summary reports on operational problems
  • Investigate recurring operational production problems and provide reports as appropriate
  • Develop detailed remediation plans and timelines for moving from current to desired states
  • Communicate and deploy changes to the Law Center community using a strategic and effective processes

Technology, Research and Analysis:

  • Research web-related technology solutions to be used in the University computing environments
  • Research and evaluate software tools, applications and computer technologies to determine their potential application in support of the mission of Georgetown and its Law Center
  • Develop and document feasibility analyses of web-related technologies and capabilities for use in the University computing environment
  • Work with appropriate constituencies to ensure that planned new technology solutions are congruent with needs

The Senior Web Developer reports to the IT Project Director and is an integral member of the Project Management/ Development team supporting Law Center departments and personnel with web-related business needs. The incumbent works with internal and external partners across the Law Center and University to develop, maintain and enhance the Law Center's web presence with a focus on usability, quality, visual appeal and accessibility.


Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Web Development or related field and 3+ years of related work experience required.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and project management skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively lead technical projects to completion - independently and in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with existing and emerging technologies and a strong understanding of how these technologies can be applied and integrated into complex environments.
  • Effective, trouble-shooting, problem-solving and communication skills to facilitate group discussions and communications.
  • Ability to produce and deliver written materials and presentations.
  • Ability to communicate priorities. mitigate risks. and manage multiple technical projects.
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population while promoting a campus climate of inclusion and participation.

Technical Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience as a web developer
  • Experience hand-coding HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, including experience with related programming libraries and frameworks
  • Familiarity with software repositories and other technical collaboration tools
  • Strong understanding of UX, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
  • Strong knowledge of website security
  • Hands on experience assessing and resolving website and PDF accessibility issues

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of and experience with WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 AA accessibility standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge of and experience with assistive technologies (JAWS, VoiceOver, NVDA)
  • Experience with accessibility audit and quality assurance tools and processes
  • Basic knowledge of disability law including, but not limited to, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Word Press training
  • Accessibility training
  • Previous usage and knowledge of Sitelmprove or other Cloud Based Accessibility scanning software for websites.
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Experience working in Higher Education

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.



Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

Senior Web Developer, Information Systems Technology - Georgetown University Law Center

The Senior Web Developer is responsible for and engaged in all aspects of the Law Center's websites and web technologies, including design, development, testing, integration, documentation, deployment and maintenance. The position brings together stakeholders, processes, and technology tools to meet the needs and mission of the University. The incumbent works with University departments to leverage best practices and support the use of secure, compliant and usable web technologies across the Law Center environments. The incumbent will adhere to sound database development, privacy, and information security practices for web publication and internal use. The incumbent is responsible for the development and/or integration of new web applications for internal and external use, as well as account management for multiple departments within the Law Center.


The Senior Web Developer will support the accessibility requirements of the Law Center by ensuring that the Law Center's websites, electronic library and instructional materials, electronic documents, video and audio, software, hardware and systems are fully accessible to all stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students and the general public.

Accessibility:

  • Using understanding of ADA legislation, provide backup to EIT Specialist to ensure that Georgetown Law sites meet regulations and are accessible at all times
  • Backup EIT Specialist in supporting University Policy surrounding site management and ensure compliance with that policy
  • Use automated tools and manual checks to backup EIT Specialist in evaluating accessibility compliance
  • Backup EIT Specialist in remediating and making recommendations to individuals and departments on how to address and fix accessibility problems campus wide
  • Backup EIT Specialist in generating regular reports on current state of accessibility across the Law School
  • Backup EIT Specialist in supporting 1ST and any other relevant departments and individuals to ensure that any EIT being considered for purchase meets accessibility requirements
  • Backup EIT Specialist in evaluating VPATs (Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates) and other materials from vendors

Support & Training:

  • Develop materials and provide website and accessibility training to content contributors and other stakeholders
  • Provide support to stakeholders and content contributors on website content and accessibility requirements
  • Coordinate with partner offices on documentation and training

Design. Development and Deployment:

  • Design, develop and integrate web-related solutions from project documentation and stakeholder specifications
  • Plan, develop, document, and demonstrate new, integrated and expanded web solutions, including developing prototypes of web-related solutions to be tested in a timely manner
  • Consult with University and Campus technical staff, outside consultants and vendors as appropriate, to refine the scope and definition of assigned projects to ensure successful completion in a timely manner
  • Assume initial operational responsibility for web-related deployments after rollout of those projects, including any necessary refinements and maintenance updates
  • Determine departmental responsibility of project, once the project is successful and implementation of the system, resource or tool is signed off on to ensure successful transition to identified stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Information Security, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity efforts
  • Design and develop maintenance schedules, procedures, and documentation; ensure they are current, understood, communicated and complied with

Technical Functions:

  • Be familiar with and understand the heterogeneous network systems, desktop operating systems and administrative tools in use in the University computing environment.
  • Assist in the installation and configuration of prototype and final production systems and integrations that have been tested and approved by management personnel
  • Follow the system standards (hardware, software and configuration) as set by the technology management team
  • Write/edit technical documentation, systems procedures, and training instructions
  • Provide management with summary reports on operational problems
  • Investigate recurring operational production problems and provide reports as appropriate
  • Develop detailed remediation plans and timelines for moving from current to desired states
  • Communicate and deploy changes to the Law Center community using a strategic and effective processes

Technology, Research and Analysis:

  • Research web-related technology solutions to be used in the University computing environments
  • Research and evaluate software tools, applications and computer technologies to determine their potential application in support of the mission of Georgetown and its Law Center
  • Develop and document feasibility analyses of web-related technologies and capabilities for use in the University computing environment
  • Work with appropriate constituencies to ensure that planned new technology solutions are congruent with needs

The Senior Web Developer reports to the IT Project Director and is an integral member of the Project Management/ Development team supporting Law Center departments and personnel with web-related business needs. The incumbent works with internal and external partners across the Law Center and University to develop, maintain and enhance the Law Center's web presence with a focus on usability, quality, visual appeal and accessibility.


Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Web Development or related field and 3+ years of related work experience required.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and project management skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively lead technical projects to completion - independently and in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with existing and emerging technologies and a strong understanding of how these technologies can be applied and integrated into complex environments.
  • Effective, trouble-shooting, problem-solving and communication skills to facilitate group discussions and communications.
  • Ability to produce and deliver written materials and presentations.
  • Ability to communicate priorities. mitigate risks. and manage multiple technical projects.
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population while promoting a campus climate of inclusion and participation.

Technical Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience as a web developer
  • Experience hand-coding HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, including experience with related programming libraries and frameworks
  • Familiarity with software repositories and other technical collaboration tools
  • Strong understanding of UX, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
  • Strong knowledge of website security
  • Hands on experience assessing and resolving website and PDF accessibility issues

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of and experience with WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 AA accessibility standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge of and experience with assistive technologies (JAWS, VoiceOver, NVDA)
  • Experience with accessibility audit and quality assurance tools and processes
  • Basic knowledge of disability law including, but not limited to, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Word Press training
  • Accessibility training
  • Previous usage and knowledge of Sitelmprove or other Cloud Based Accessibility scanning software for websites.
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Experience working in Higher Education

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.


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