Technician V – Web Developer/Analyst
IT Architecture and Development

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

Information and Technology Services has an excellent opportunity for a web developer/analyst. This position supports the development of web-based information applying technologies as appropriate for the creation of applications to facilitate delivery of information through the web and working with programmers and technical services staff to ensure that the university sites operate within the technical limitations of the equipment on hand and used by clients. The incumbent will work closely with staff and faculty from across the university to identify opportunities for using web-based applications and following the direction of senior IT staff ensure that development standards are met.
The incumbent will oversee the implementation, maintenance and integration of the university’s content management systems in support of delivering information through the web (including the primary public-facing website, ancillary websites and the intranet).

The ideal candidate will have experience in evaluating and documenting business requirements; develop programming specifications; develop program code using tools such as CSS, HTML5 and Javascript; develop comprehensive test plans; perform walkthroughs on completed codes and present completed solution to key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will use their knowledge and the input from designers and authors to provide leadership producing excellent websites, and be responsive in design from the technology that the university currently uses.

Other skills include:
• Strong interpersonal skills to work well with faculty of staff from across the university.
• Presentations and training skills to deliver workshop, training and mentoring
• Listening and reading to interpret requirements and exchange information with colleagues and technical support specialists
• Strong analytical skills to analyze business cases and suggest requirements and solution.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline and a minimum of five (5) years’ progressive experience with systems design and development. Experience working in a post-secondary environment would be an asset.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Term (6 months, with a possibility of an extension)
Salary $70,024 to $91,031 per annum
Closing Date Friday, January 16, 2015
Competition No. 14.12.190
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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