Virginia State University is committed to the preparation of a diverse population of men and women through the advancement of academic programs and services that integrate instruction, research, extension, and outreach. We seek a dynamic, committed, purpose driven candidate for our Senior Web Developer (IT Technology Specialist II) position. The University is under new leadership and as a result, is currently enjoying a surge in the number of itsâ incoming students. The Senior Web Developer position will provide lead technical support in the development of the VSU Website in collaboration with VSU constituents and third-party vendors, performing web application programming, content management, web data analysis, and training. This position provides lead technical support in the enterprise Web Content Management system (Cascade Server) in order to ensure the Universityâs brand and marketing strategies are consistent with the web design and web policies. Design and implement web pages and other web solutions for the Universityâs web and mobile properties. Maintains and updates the University websites with content and dynamic features. Regularly fixes and/or eliminates site issues and problems. Handles multiple web programming projects and be involved in planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing projects. Proactively and effectively communicates project status and issues with peers and management. This position aids in the preparation of detailed technical specification, instructions, and reviews the work of junior project team members to ensure compliance with standards/specifications and other guidelines. Develops high level system, functional specifications, test cases, and test results. Test and validate University Web applications by developing test scripts, interpreting results, and making recommendations. Takes part in the development of effective reporting tools for the business departments to monitor web traffic on its site. Help Web services management analyze the web sites activities and trends and compare analysis against the services and standards and best practices. Utilizes web site data analysis tools such as Google Analytics and other tracking tools to capture, analyze, and report on VSU web traffic, demographics, and other related data as it pertains to VSU web properties. Other duties as assigned by the CIO and/or Web Services Manager.
Internal Number: 142322
About Virginia State University
Building a Better World Since 1882 Virginia State University, founded in 1882, is one of Virginia's two land-grant institutions, and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of Ettrick. With a current student population of approximately 4,600, the University sits atop a rolling landscape overlooking the Appomattox River with expansive views of Petersburg. Our 231-acre campus boasts 11 residence halls, 18 academic buildings and a 412-acre agriculture research facility. At VSU, we are proudly committed to providing a transformative experience for our students, strategically investing in our academic programs, embracing our position as a top land-grant university, embracing our role as Virginia’s Opportunity University, and partnering together as a University to tell our story.