Job Description

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is an educational service company that provides an array of support services in the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still supports and works closely with GCU. GCE designs and develops educational programs for GCU and other traditional campus institutions, as well as online partner institutions at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.

Grand Canyon Education is seeking an Academic Web Developer. This role primarily develops and maintains customized applications and tools which supports operational projects for the business areas.  As needed, this role will also support additional initiatives identified by academic stakeholders.

Please note: Must have sample code available for view

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in some or all stages of the product lifecycle by working independently or as a member of project team
  • Meet all departmental standards and partner expectations
  • Interact effectively with all project stakeholders at all times
  • Meet all project deadlines
  • Provide accurate development time for each project
  • Follow all departmental processes and procedures regarding project planning and delivery
  • Build user interface applications and back-end databases using various programming and scripting languages
  • Adhere to organizational commitments and federal regulations regarding accessibility and usability standards
  • Build cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
  • Provide application support during planned and unplanned maintenance windows
  • Actively pursue and engage in professional development opportunities
  • Perform assigned work in a single focus area as part of a project team or independently on projects of minimal to moderate complexity
  • Develop a personal professional roadmap that outlines a plan for becoming a Level 2 developer
  • Provide support on others’ projects as a means of gaining skill and knowledge
  • Maintain technical documentation as necessary and appropriate
  • Proactively solicit peer code review and share works-in-progress with appropriate stakeholders
  • Observe and support team during planning application and IT maintenance
  • Work on a variety of projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Make technical decisions with attention to detail and consideration for risk and impact
  • Serve as key liaison with project analyst and client stakeholder
  • Build solutions through applied knowledge of development frameworks, server packages, and assistive technologies
  • Provide application support to IT during scheduled maintenance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, systems design or any other related information technology field.  An equivalent combination of relevant work experience and education may be substituted upon approval.
  • Minimum of one year experience in web development
  • Perform assigned work in a single focus area as part of a project team or independently on projects of minimal to moderate complexity
  • Develop a personal professional roadmap that outlines a plan for becoming a Level 2 developer
  • Provide support on others’ projects as a means of gaining skill and knowledge
  • Maintain technical documentation as necessary and appropriate
  • Proactively solicit peer code review and share works-in-progress with appropriate stakeholders
  • Observe and support team during planning application and IT maintenance
  • Work on a variety of projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Make technical decisions with attention to detail and consideration for risk and impact
  • Serve as key liaison with project analyst and client stakeholder
  • Build solutions through applied knowledge of development frameworks, server packages, and assistive technologies
  • Provide application support to IT during scheduled maintenance
  • Must have sample code available for view
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


At Grand Canyon Education, it is our privilege to serve students and those who support academic advancement. We lead educational transformation by developing superior ways to help schools grow and prosper. We provide transparent programs, intuitive online learning technologies and well-established academic models that promote student success and institutional growth.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

All staff candidates will be asked to review GCE’s staff expectations as part of the application process.

Our partner in education, Grand Canyon University, is Arizona’s premier private Christian university. GCU serves traditional and online students by offering quality academic degree programs, experienced leadership and transformative learning experiences both on our growing campus and digitally.

If you’re interested in working for Grand Canyon University, visit jobs.gcu.edu.

For more information about Grand Canyon Education, Inc., visit gce.com



Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time

R000025363

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