A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, include your salary requirements, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. If possible, please include a link to your electronic portfolio/dossier as part of your resume.
The University of Michigan is looking for a creative and experienced developer to help us reimagine the future of education. Join the Office of Academic Innovation at the world’s great public research university. Academic Innovation is a collaborative multi-disciplinary team that focuses on applying modern technologies, languages and approaches. Be part of a motivated group that focuses on creativity and impact.
The developer selected for this position will play an important role in advancing and exploring the future of software innovation at the University of Michigan. This role reports to the Associate Director for Software Development & User Experience Design. Their responsibilities will focus on the growth and development of applications supporting Online Learning Experiences created by the Office of Academic Innovation. As part of their work they will lead development on important projects, collaborate with a multi-disciplinary community and build software to support innovative learning environments and personalization at scale across the U-M community and beyond.
Are a motivated expert who enjoys implementing solutions to real world problems. You value abstraction and reuse. You architect your projects to address the situation in front of you and optimize for future flexibility. You know how to address a problem rather than accept a solution.
You are known for your forward-looking mindset, anticipating needs and opportunities before they emerge. You believe in iteration, efficiency and sustainability, pursuing automation and reducing points of failure. You take pride in the work you deliver and are known for the quality of your releases. You set ambitious goals and realistic milestones.
You are valued as a team member and thought partner. You are a skilled and enthusiastic collaborator who works well in team settings, knowing where to listen and when to lead. You think from the user perspective and challenge yourself and your collaborators to think about impact and design solutions to identifiable challenges. You care about the usability, functionality and presentation of the applications you design. You have experience creating something new and helping projects realize their potential.
Position receives 24 days of vacation a year, and 15 days of sick leave a year with provisions for extended benefits, as well as opportunities for professional development and travel. TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments retirement options available.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.