Coordinator of Educational Programs

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

ID: 7072010
Posted: November 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Are you a passionate web developer who codes with the latest web tools and technologies? Do you love to solve programming problems and have a keen eye for layout and interface design? We have an excellent opportunity for a developer with a creative approach to problem solving who brings energy, ideas and a never-ending desire to contribute and inspire.
The Web Application Developer for The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a flexible, creative, yet process-oriented professional. As a member of The College web team, you will build and maintain numerous Drupal sites, program custom modules, implement layouts and interact with The College’s academic units and centers in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Information and Marketing Technology, the Web Application Developer will work closely with The College’s administration, academic units and centers to support and enhance ASU’s enterprise web platforms and digital initiatives.

Job FamilyInformation Technology
Department Name

College Of Lib Arts & Sciences

VP Code


Scope of SearchOpen
Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range$58,608 - $62,500 per year; DOE
Close Date


Essential Duties

Develops, supports and maintains The College’s Drupal distribution.
Migrates websites from previous to current versions of Drupal -- specifically Drupal 7 to Drupal 8/9.
Develops web forms, templates and custom web applications with PHP and open-source technologies.
Implements responsive front-end layouts with modern HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
Remediates security issues.
Prepares technical project requirements, specifications, test plans and documentation.
Works collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues, creating solutions to solve complex problems.
Identifies and troubleshoot issues with web-based applications.
Remains abreast of technology trends within scope of expertise.
Plans/tracks projects and communicates with stakeholders via online project management system.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree Information Technology, Computer Science or closely related. 3 years web and database including creating and updating table structures and views as well as CSS development.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in full stack development skills.
Experience with Drupal 7 and Drupal 8, Drupal theme and module development, HTML, CSS, Responsive Design, Adobe Creative Cloud, MySQL and Git version control.
Experience with current front-end/UI development tools such as React or other modern JavaScript libraries.
Experience developing in PHP and/or PHP frameworks such as Symfony.
Experience with UI/UX best practices.
Experience working in a DevOps environment, practicing continuous integration, delivery and automated testing.
Experience with MVC frameworks.
Experience with security protocols/issues (e.g., SSL, cross-site scripting, SQL injection).
Experience building and testing sophisticated, responsive websites, web applications and layouts using design assets provided by UI/UX applications within the Adobe CC suite such as Experience Design.
Experience with macOS, Windows, iOS, Android, Linux (i.e., major desktop and mobile operating systems).
Experience balancing multiple project workloads simultaneously; working effectively and efficiently with individuals and teams within a diverse environment.
Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience working in a higher education setting.
Experience in explaining and translating complex ideas and concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Evidence in using creative and critical thinking skills and attention to detail.

Working Environment

Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking. Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 20 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.

Department Statement

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest college at ASU and is organized in a divisional structure comprised of Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. The atmosphere is collegial, priorities are fluid and demands for assistance come from many directions. This position provides an opportunity to exercise initiative, work with very diverse populations and enhance leadership skills.
The College offers the greatest choice and diversity of studies of any school at Arizona State University, the largest public university in the United States. In addition to top academic programs, award-winning faculty, and state-of-the-art lab and research facilities, The College offers unique opportunities to explore a vast spectrum of academic disciplines - from science and math to languages and philosophy - that few other colleges and universities can provide. With 12 schools, seven departments, three programs, 90 majors, 131 graduate degrees, and 40 world-class research centers and one-of-a-kind institutes, The College is redefining liberal arts and sciences education for the 21st century.


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