Web Developer

Gwinnett Technical College - Georgia4.2

Employment Terms: This job is a part-time, non-benefited, FLSA non-exempt position in the Institutional Advancement Division that reports to the Director of College Communications. This position will work at the Lawrenceville location of Gwinnett Technical College.

Schedule: 19 hours per week: Monday - Friday and occasionally Saturdays. Flexibility is a must.

Job Summary:
Under the general direction of the Manager, Social and Digital Marketing, Web Developer will develop and implement website strategies and digital design projects, and manage visual assets to support fundraising and institutional advancement, recruitment, student persistence, career services, academic affairs, student life, and continuing education in achieving institutional strategic goals. Areas of responsibility will include website design and content management, accessibility compliance, website security and generation and storage of photo and video assets, as well as reporting impact results.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Excellent written and oral skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, content management systems, and specialized web programs such as WordPress, Javascript, HTML, and CSS. Ability to work with others and within established systems in a resourceful manner to accomplish work goals. Flexible in response to change, while keeping focus on goals. Able to function in fast-paced, results-oriented environment with goals, accountability measures and deadlines. Self-starter.

Demonstrated knowledge of fundamental web design principles, including design, usability, programming, style sheets, and SEO, as well as writing for web and online marketing, and managing visual assets in a higher education, non-profit, agency, government or corporate setting. A strong, collaborative, energetic, results-oriented individual, who demonstrates the ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, develops lasting relationships with diverse constituencies, and simultaneously employs keen judgment has the best opportunity for success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, code and test technical solutions for web applications
Provide internal documentation for each module of the web application software
Update web applications, as needed
Assist with the implementation and security requirements of each web application
Assist with the configuration, support and access to each web application
Assist support personnel in problem resolution for each web application
Interface with end-users for the purpose of design and implementation of new systems as well as perform maintenance to systems
Analyze and define interfaces, design classes and subsystems
Follow development standards and contribute to the improvement of those standards by recommending best practices.
Provide leadership, vision, and accountability in implementing the strategic direction of the College’s website, digital communications, and visual content.
Design webpage layouts; determine technical requirements.
Update websites and create back up files; solve code problems; ensure effective SEO for all online content.
Create and disseminate content for digital signage.
Coordinate photo and video shoots.
Manage visual content (editing, content management system).
Routinely work with College leadership, administration, staff, and faculty to help them meet their communication and marketing needs.

Note: No phone inquiries please. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent Technical Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, spouse of military member or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I financed programs, educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans , student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

The Technical College System and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Richardson (LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu), Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 100, Room 323B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691.

Bachelors degree in computer technology or related field OR A combination of technical certificates and Three (3) years of experience in web design and development

Preferred Qualifications - External:
Computer proficiency and demonstrated skill in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite; Experience in content management and database systems; Demonstrated knowledge of fundamental web design principles, including design, usability, programming, style sheets, and SEO, as well as writing for web and online marketing, and managing visual assets; Experience working with object-oriented programming; Strong understanding of 508 Web Accessibility; Strong understanding of CSS and responsive design methodology; Strong background in scripting language and experience using JQuery or related JavaScript framework; Experience with SQL database
Familiarity with GitHub; Experience with Google Analytics and placement of digital campaign pixel codes for tracking: