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Company:
Oregon State University
Division:
Ecampus
City:
Corvallis
State:
Oregon
Country:
USA
Posted: 03/19/2021
Front End Developer
Salary: $25/hour - $48/hour

If you would like to be a part of a community that enjoys a beautiful 400-acre campus with park-like settings, supports world-renowned research, teaching, and outreach, or assists students to become successful citizens, consider a career with Oregon State University (OSU).

OSU Ecampus is seeking two front-end developers to join our Course Development and Training (CDT) unit.

About us:

Oregon State Ecampus is a growing, innovative, and collaborative organization with a commitment to providing high-quality online degrees and programs. Ecampus makes OSU’s exceptional learning experiences available to students throughout Oregon and around the world. OSU Ecampus is a leader in national online education, our online bachelor’s program is currently ranked #4 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and has ranked in the top 10 for seven consecutive years.

About the position:

The front-end developer will provide programming and multimedia support for OSU Ecampus’ course needs. This position will report directly to the Assistant Director of Course Development and Training and will be part of the multimedia team, a sub-team of the Course Development and Training (CDT) unit. The front-end developer will work closely with other web developers, programmers, instructional designers, and faculty to create high-quality multimedia projects to augment student learning outcomes.

OSU Ecampus maintains and enhances a collaborative and inclusive community that is dedicated to equity and equal opportunity. 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.

Job duties include:

Design, develop, and maintain scalable applications created in React.js or Vue.js

Develop front-end projects and components using JavaScript ES6; respond to front-end/browser compatibility issues

Collaborate with other developers to design the visual interface for custom projects

Provide development lead work to student workers, review work for quality and accessibility

Troubleshoot web applications to resolve issues and diagnose problems that affect OSU Ecampus’ students/faculty

Research and develop methods/technology to improve instruction, knowledge transfer, and learner retention

Identify emerging technologies to use to enhance/improve the quality of media projects

Assess and evaluate the effectiveness of technological components/products, suggest improvements

Attend professional workshops and meetings

Participate and provide technical cross-training

Ensure all projects meet security and data integrity as established by OSU Ecampus and OSU IT

Maintain appropriate documentation related to data security regarding the projects completed

For full details and more information go to https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/99255

Required 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 and experience in front-end web development (JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5)

Experience developing in a collaborative team environment

Excellent written and oral communication skills

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

Preferred qualifications:

Demonstrated skill and experience in React, Vue and or Redux

Experience with Serverless/Amazon Web Services

Experience working with databases. (SQL and/or NoSQL)

Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)

Experience with source control/version control systems (such as Git)

Experience with designing responsive and accessible web applications

Experience integrating with APIs (REST)

Experience with Agile (scrum, kanban)

Experience working with a diverse group of people/teams

Demonstrated ability to scope complex, time-sensitive projects to successful completion

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.

Benefits:

Medical, dental and vision

Basic life insurance

Vacation leave, sick leave, personal days and holidays

Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

Reduced tuition rates for you or your dependents/spouse

And more!

Pay rate: $25/hour - $48/hour, starting salary will be commensurate with education, skills, experience, and internal equity

Job type: Full time

Work schedule: Typical work week, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Corvallis, OR. This position will likely start remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, when on-campus activities resume this position may be expected to work from our office on the Corvallis campus.

How to apply: If you meet the qualifications and are excited about the opportunity to work with a mission-driven organization please submit an application using the link - https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/99255

Full consideration deadline: 3/31/2021

Closing date: 4/14/2021