Classified Title: [[Front End Developer]] Working Title: [[Front End Developer]] Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PC Starting Salary Range: $50,700 - $75,000 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: [[Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hrs per wk]] Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001032-Web Personnel area: School of Public Health
OFFICE AND BLOOMBERG SCHOOL OVERVIEW
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Office of External Affairs encompasses three teams: 1) Communications and Marketing; 2) Development and Constituent Relations and 3) Finance and Administration.
The award-winning Communications and Marketing team provides strategic communications, external and internal communications and marketing services for the School across a variety of digital, print and physical platforms. This includes brand and identity management, digital strategies and web services, editorial and content strategies, visual communications, media and public relations, social media and integrated marketing campaigns.
As the #1 school of public health in the country and the oldest independent, degree-granting school of public health in the world, the Office of External Affairs offers unparalleled opportunities for creative work in the service of the School’s mission: Protecting Health, Saving Lives – Millions at a Time.
The Web Developer works on the Communications & Marketing Team within the Office of External Affairs. Under the direction of the Director of Digital Strategy, the Web Developer contributes to a small team of front- and back-end developers. The role is responsible for the development and maintenance of websites and web applications managed by the Office of External Affairs. This position is highly collaborative and works closely with individuals and groups throughout the School. The Bloomberg School is an exciting place to develop your career with the potential for important, creative work. The Communications & Marketing Team is a close-knit, casual but professional team and offers flexible hours, some remote work and generous benefits.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Design, develop, and deploy front-end focused solutions for both internal and external-facing webpages, web applications, email, and other communication needs
Provide content authors and site owners with support, maintenance, and improvements to their pages, content, design, and information architecture
Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine a website’s purpose, functionality, requirements, and long-term strategy
Work to meet WCAG 2.1 Level AA guidelines for web accessibility
Identify and recommend new technology, best practices, trends, strategies and tactics to position the School as a digital leader
Work with other team members to level-up skills as needed
Communicate solutions both orally and in writing to team members and internal clients
Work with outside vendors and consultants to help produce additional projects
Assist with the creation and execution of improved user experiences for the School's websites, email, and third-party integrations
Collaborate with team members and others across the School to identify resources and approaches to achieve desired goals and outcomes
Assist with the creation of clear documentation for all development work MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Advanced knowledge of semantic HTML5 markup and CSS3
Bachelor’s degree in an applicable discipline required
Five years experience creating and maintaining web pages professionally
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Command of CSS preprocessors and methodologies such as SCSS, BEM, and SMACSS
High proficiency using Sketch, Photoshop or similar applications
Aptitude or a keen interest in UX/UI design
Experience with development approaches rooted in progressive enhancement methodologies
Experience with version control systems such as Git
Broad, general knowledge of modern content management systems
Familiarity with web analytics tools and applications
Working knowledge of ColdFusion, SQL, PHP, and Drupal 8 a plus DETAILS AND OPPORTUNITIES
The School is in the middle of an extensive website redesign and transformation project focused on transitioning our flagship website, jhsph.edu, from our current CMS, SiteExecutive, to Drupal 8. This transformation project offers an excellent opportunity to make contributions to the foundation of the School’s new website.
The Web Developer must be able to manage their own short- and long-term deadlines and manage multiple projects, deadlines, and priorities independently. The level of autonomy afforded provides an opportunity for a motivated candidate seeking increasing responsibility.
This role requires an ability to think strategically and to see past the day to day work to keep the big picture in focus. They will work with team members and vendors to implement and suggest new ways to use web tools while maintaining strict coding standards.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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