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Front-End Web Developer (R21-34)

Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College

Albany, NY,USA

The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College seeks service-minded individuals who are committed to performing high-quality work to fill a Front-End Web Developer position within PDP’s Instructional Technologies Unit in Albany, NY.

Description of Duties:
The Professional Development Program of the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to design, develop, maintain, and enhance project website content to meet sponsor needs and comply with Section 508 accessibility standards, including the testing and remediation of documents and other content. The right candidate will develop content using HTML5, SCSS, JavaScript and/or jQuery, optimize content, generate reports, and use tools and assistive technologies to ensure conformance and accuracy. Duties include but are not limited to: Develop, optimize, maintain, and enhance web site content using web standard technologies. Test for and ensure web content compliance with accessibility guidelines, including the testing and remediation of documents. Design and develop document and file templates that adhere to accessibility and NYS branding guidelines. Track and log work using established tools and generate custom reports. Advise staff on policy and best practices for creating accessible materials and create related guides and other instructional materials as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
1) Bachelor's Degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in computer science, information technology, human-computer interaction, accessibility, or another related field.
2) Two years of experience in web development, including HTML5, SCSS, JavaScript and/or JQuery.
3) Demonstrated knowledge of web development standards, including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Section 508 Accessibility Standards.
4) Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
5) Significant experience with Adobe Acrobat Professional.
6) Ability to work under pressure and meet posted deadlines.
7) Demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse groups.
8) Ability to handle multiple projects.
9) Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
10) Demonstrated ability to learn new tools and technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Master's degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization, in computer science, information technology, human-computer interaction, accessibility, or another related field.
2) Experience in the audit, testing, and remediation of documents and other web-based content to meet or exceed current federal and NYS accessibility guidelines.
3) Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Primarily InDesign).

SPECIAL NOTES: Employment is with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the University at Albany. Salary is expected to be in the low $60s. Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume and the contact information for three work-related references, along with a letter of application. Those selected for a final interview will be expected to complete an assignment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=135607. Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

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