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Web Application Specialist/Developer

Florida State University Foundation
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jul 23, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Information Systems
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job ID: 50430
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular

FSU Foundation


Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


The Web Application Specialist/Developer in the Department of Information services will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Foundation’s public websites as well as the University’s alumni/donor online community.  The websites are a mix of applications developed in-house using .NET as well as third party content management platforms including Drupal and Blackbaud Internet Solutions.  The University’s alumni/donor online community is a collaborative effort among major FSU stakeholders including the FSU Foundation, Alumni Association, Seminole Boosters, and the Ringling Museum.  The individual selected for this role will be a subject matter expert for this group, and is responsible for coordinating and implementing best practices.  Training of various stakeholders is instrumental in the success of establishing standards.

Develop and maintain websites

Assists in administrating and maintaining the Foundation’s multiple websites as well as the University’s alumni/donor online community. Design, build, test, and maintain transactional web pages within Blackbaud fundraising software products and in Foundation built custom applications used by the University Advancement community. Assist in designing adaptive and reflexive web templates and pages for tablets and mobile devices using the Bootstrap CSS framework. Stay current with latest technologies and utilize industry best-practice web-based standards and techniques. Preparing of design specifications/business requirements documents. Develop SQL to be used for querying data and analyzing web content.

Support custom applications

Provide end-user support for in-house and 3rd party software products and incorporates new functionality based upon end-user requirements. Serve as subject matter expert providing support and training to other web support staff within the Direct Support Organizations. Protects confidential information.

Assist with data infrastructure

Coordinate application upgrades between vendor, IT team, and the Direct Support Organizations web user group. Implement best-practice security measures across applications to protect and prevent against application vulnerabilities, hackers and intruders. Coordinate system upgrades.

Assist team manager as needed. Other duties as required.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or other appropriate degree and two years of experience; or high school diploma/equivalent and experience equal to six years. (Note: a combination of appropriate post-high school education and experience equal to six years is substitutable.)

Commitment to best practices of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office products suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), or equivalent software.

Proficient in HTML/CSS/Javascript.

Detail oriented and organized with an ability to meet deadlines.

Strong aptitude for diagnosing end user problems, identifying and implementing solutions.

Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously and accurately in a detail-oriented environment.

*Applicants must upload a resume with their online application. *


Experience with any Blackbaud products, although CRM/BBIS are preferred.

Knowledge of Drupal 7/8/9 site administration.

Bootstrap CSS framework experience.

Python, specifically for use in automating front-end testing.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news! Learn more about our university and campuses.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

The hiring committee will review applications as received.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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