Department: College Relations
CONNECTICUT COLLEGE seeks a front-end web developer to turn multimedia web content into a compelling online experience, as part of a team that is re-imagining what digital communications looks like at this highly competitive liberal arts college. The developer will create online experiences that integrate web sites, mobile apps and social media.
The developer also manages the technical aspects of a robust web and social media analytics program that provides key intelligence for institutional decision-making, and is a key support for end users of the College’s web content management system (CMS).
S/he will be responsible for: translating web designs into HTML/CSS and building related templates in our CMS; integrating social and digital media into the CMS/College website; building the College’s mobile website; collaborating on creation of mobile apps; building broadcast email and email templates; creating reports and analysis to improve digital communications in pursuit of institutional goals; and managing technical aspects of the College’s search engine optimization efforts. The developer will also act as an expert resource for digital content producers and end users of the College’s CMS and serve as the College Relations functional lead for the Banner administrative data system, and for implementation and management of all web-connected enterprise systems.
Preferred Qualifications: experience building websites within a web content management system (Terminalfour Site Manager preferred); working knowledge of mobile and responsive web design; experience with third party APIs (e.g. Google APIs, Facebook API); strong written and verbal communication skills, can effectively explain issues and solutions; ability to work independently as well as collaboratively; high integrity needed to handle confidential information; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; and able to work under pressure, plan and accomplish goals.
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check will be conducted on the selected applicant. Forward resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org (include full name and WEBDEV in the subject line). Position will remain open until filled.
Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE
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270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196