Develops web-based applications and sites for internal or external research, program and department support, and college marketing activity. Engages in creating user-centered web-based applications for a variety of users and platforms. This position is time-limited and soft-funded.
- Web Development Coordination and Measurement
Create specifications and develop customized features of the College CMS properties via theme editing and augmentation. Provide guidance and direction to web content editors in the use of these features and with the use of source-code management tools, track and resolve issues relating to their use. Meet with stakeholders to assist in the creation of new content for the specific purpose of communicating the achievements and goals of the College, and the activities of its Faculty. Refine content and implement changes, keeping within UF policy guidelines and usability standards as a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties. Provide analytics related to the impact of implemented marketing campaigns, and other communications products/output, including campaign-specific website design and build projects. Promote ideation in the web design field to improve site usability, accessibility and productivity in developing and/or maintaining websites. This position works closely within a multidisciplinary team implementing website wireframes, building solutions for a breadth of projects and grants, and making recommendations based on emerging technology for faculty and other stakeholders.
- Research Collaboration and Prototyping
This position should collaborate with College faculty and affiliates to build web and mobile applications to support their research efforts through data collection, analysis, testing, and visualization.. This includes designing and developing custom software solutions to provide faculty and other stakeholders with the information required to better identify research trends and patterns to inform decision-making. This position is responsible for maintaining up-to-date knowledge of emerging technologies in order to make optimal recommendations for technological solutions in the development of web or mobile application development.
This position provides support to College program coordinators, graduate assistants, faculty members and others responsible for updating website information through the College CMS. In addition training and support should be provided as needed on understanding the processes and maximize the benefits of locally developed applications. This includes timely response and redirection of end-user questions and problems in order to quickly resolve client issues.
- Development Services Collaboration and Testing
This position regularly collaborates with our IT Manager and Application Developer in order to test and maintain the security and optimal function of College of Education websites and other digital properties. Operations should be in keeping with College and Unit level best practices including data security protocols, disaster remediation processes, and the concept of minimal privilege while serving the needs
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Operations, Director of E-Learning, Technology, and Communications and the Dean of the College.