Front-End Web Developer

Oregon State University Ecampus
Job Description

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for Ecampus at Oregon State University (OSU).

The front-end web developer (analyst programmer, competency level 2) provides programming and multimedia support for OSU Ecampus programmatic and course needs. The multimedia team is part of the Course Development and Training (CDT) unit within the division of Ecampus. The division is a fast-growing, entrepreneurial organization with a commitment to providing access to Oregon State University's programs of excellence. Ecampus includes Oregon State Ecampus (online degrees), Open Educational Resources (online educational resources) and the Ecampus Research unit (conducts original research).

The CDT unit provides expertise and support for the development of online and hybrid courses, including instructional design services, innovative multimedia development, and faculty development and support. This position reports directly to the assistant director of CDT.

Within the CDT team, the front-end web developer will collaborate closely with other programmers on the multimedia web development team including back-end and front-end leads, instructional designers and faculty course developers to ensure high-quality projects are produced. This position works closely with faculty and administrators to assess how multimedia technologies can augment students' abilities to meet course learning outcomes. The individual in this position builds long term positive relationships and collaborates with faculty, instructors, and content experts to identify needs.

Oregon State University and the Division of Ecampus maintain and enhance a collaborative and inclusive community that is dedicated to equity and equal opportunity. All employees of the division are responsible for ensuring that these commitments are achieved. This position directly contributes to those goals by designing learning environments that are inclusive, accessible, and follow the best practices of Universal Design for Learning.

OSU is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. 

Minimum Qualifications
  • This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in systems analysis and related programming support functions generally obtained by a bachelor's degree in computer science or an equivalent amount of training and applied experience. Demonstrated skill in front-end web development including JavaScript and CSS.
  • Experience with source control/version control systems (such as Git).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
Application Deadline
April 24, 2019
Date Posted