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Web Team Manager

Temporary Remote Oregon State University Ecampus

OSU Ecampus is seeking a web team manager to join our Course Development and Training (CDT) team.

About us:

We are a leader in national online education, our online bachelor’s program is currently ranked #4 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and has ranked in the top 10 for seven consecutive years.

 

Oregon State Ecampus is a growing, innovative, and collaborative organization with a commitment to providing high-quality online degrees and programs. Ecampus makes OSU’s exceptional learning experiences available to students throughout Oregon and around the world, and that means something to us. We work as a team, learning together and from one another in a high-energy, fun work environment. Ecampus is known for its open-minded approach to innovation and creative work; everyone on the team has the opportunity to contribute to how our work is done. And, together we work hard to produce nationally recognized educational content that helps students grow and change their lives for the better. Sounds fun and meaningful? It is.

Oregon State is a research-intensive, public land-grant university and one of only two land-, sea-, space- and sun-grant universities with such designation in the country. Oregon State believes in tackling challenges head-on and in partnership with others. The University’s mission to provide access to high-quality educational programs connects us with partners in K-12, community colleges, and universities across the state, nation, and world. Strong collaborations with industry and state and federal agencies drive OSU’s research enterprise. Oregon State University takes seriously its values of economic, social, cultural, and environmental progress for the people of Oregon, the nation, and the world. Check out the OSU Mission Statement!

 

To understand a potential work environment, it helps to look at our values and mission. In Ecampus we aim to push the boundaries of what’s possible while leaving no one behind. Our work is steeped in principles of accessibility, inclusivity, and innovation. If those are more than catchphrases to you, they mean more to us, also. We live those values in Ecampus – in how we treat each other and infused in the work we produce.

About the position:
OSU Ecampus has a good problem – high demand for the work we do. We’re looking for someone to help us manage the day-to-day operations involved in developing web-based applications and learning platforms. This position blends leadership with project management and technical expertise. The Web Team Manager is a working manager position who leads a small team of programmers in the design and development of web-based interactive content for online and hybrid courses. This position provides project management and supervision for a team of 6 programmers and a small number of student workers. The Web Team Manager interacts directly with faculty to assess requirements and scope and to ensure resources and schedules align to the needs of the project.

While our projects vary across subjects, this position will have opportunity to build long-term, positive relationships through this collaboration with faculty and content experts. In-house, you’ll work closely with multimedia developers, instructional designers, researchers, librarians, and more to ensure high-quality content is produced for on-time delivery. Additionally, part of the web team manager position involves regular research and evaluation of new web-based technologies to help keep the team modernized.

Oregon State University and Ecampus maintain and enhance a collaborative and inclusive community that is dedicated to equity and equal opportunity. All employees of this division are responsible for ensuring that these commitments are achieved. This position directly contributes to those goals by designing learning environments that are inclusive, accessible, and follow the best practices of Universal Design for Learning.

Take a look through the qualifications provided below – if this sounds like a position in which you would excel and thrive, we want to talk! Consider applying today.

Job duties include:

·         Design web applications and platform systems and integrate other large scale systems such as Canvas

·         Assess web application and platform needs, evaluate new and existing architecture for compliance with Ecampus quality and accessibility standards

·         Analyze project and technology performance

·         Provide operational level management of day to day operations for the Ecampus web team

·         Standard supervision duties including project lead, performance appraisals, approve leave and plans/assigns/approves work

·         Provide regular project updates to stakeholders regarding projects, communicate requests to the web team

·         Responsible for hiring, onboarding and supervision of student employees

·         Research new technologies and consult with others in the industry to learn about emerging technology

 

Required qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
3 years of experience in professional programming including 1 year of lead work experience in an information technology position
Demonstrated ability to coordinate resources, team members, and stakeholders, ability to adapt to changing priorities, plan, prioritize, and track projects that meet or exceed standards on time in a professional environment
Demonstrated success in working in a collaborative team environment, especially leading teams formally or informally
Experience conveying technical concepts to varied audiences (leadership, faculty, students, and other Ecampus staff) in live consultations, email, reports, etc
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience communicating/collaborating with a diverse group of people or teams.
Experience working in a higher education environment, specifically with faculty
Project management certification (for example: PMI, CAPM, PMP) or training
Experience using project management software
Experience with an agile project management methodology
Experience integrating with APIs (REST)
Experience with one or more modern Java-script web development frameworks (for example Angular, React/Vue, etc)
Experience with Amazon Web Services
Experience with designing responsive and accessible web applications
Demonstrated knowledge of back-end development (Serverless, Node.js etc)
Experience working with NoSQL databases (MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.)
Experience with source control/version control systems (such as Git)
Knowledge of standards for authentication and authorization, security vulnerabilities, and remediation procedures
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
OSU is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Benefits:

·         Medical coverage – 95% employer contribution toward CORE benefits (medical, vision, dental, employee basic life).  Optional spouse/domestic and dependent coverage.

·         Vacation leave (15 hours/month), sick leave (8 hours/month), and 10 paid holidays

·         Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP/IAP and optional ORP)

·         Health Engagement Model

·         Disability insurance

·         Long-Term care insurance

·         Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

·         Life insurance with optional employee & spouse/domestic partner coverage.

·         Parental or family medical leave

·         Employee assistance program

·         Orange rewards for 10% discount at all university restaurants

·         Professional development opportunities

·         College savings program

·         Free access to Care.com

·         Cell phone provider discounts available at AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile/Sprint

·         Reduced tuition rates for you or your dependents/spouse/domestic partner

·         And more!

Location: This position has the option to work fully remote through June 30th, 2022. The Ecampus offices are located at the Corvallis, OR campus.

How to apply: If you meet the qualifications and are excited about the opportunity to work with a mission-driven organization please submit an application using the link – https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/108101 (posting #P04838UF)

For full consideration please apply by October 20th, 2021. Final closing date is November 15th, 2021.

 

To apply for this job please visit jobs.oregonstate.edu.