The Office of College Relations at Connecticut College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, located in the historic seaport of New London, seeks a highly skilled and experienced front end web developer to support and extend the existing functionality of the College's web sites, mobile sites/apps and social media properties. 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 system; developing functionality to integrate social and digital media into the CMS/College website; utilizing interactive front-end web applications and other interactive functionality as needed; building the College's mobile website; collaborating on the creation of mobile apps for iOS and Android devices; building HTML broadcast email and email templates; creating reports and analysis to improve digital communications in pursuit of institutional goals; and managing technical aspects of multivariate testing and 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 web content management system 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: understanding of relational database design; experience with additional development platforms/scripting languages; prior experience/familiarity with the Banner administrative data system; prior experience/familiarity with Terminalfour Site Manager; and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro.
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). Accepting applications until 5:00 pm on October 24, 2012.
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