Job ID: 50430
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled
& Veteran Employer.
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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
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
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office products suite (Excel,
Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), or equivalent software.
Detail oriented and organized with an ability to meet
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
*Applicants must upload a resume with their online application.
Experience with any Blackbaud products, although CRM/BBIS are
Knowledge of Drupal 7/8/9 site administration.
Bootstrap CSS framework experience.
Python, specifically for use in automating front-end
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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
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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
Open until filled
This position is being advertised as open until filled.
The hiring committee will review applications as received.
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