Hampshire College IT Seeks Web Programmer

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a web programmer in its Information Technology Department.

The web programmer will work as part of a team to develop, implement, and maintain various websites and services for the College. These responsibilities include recommending, installing, maintaining and administering content management software and supporting users in a decentralized content model; and recommending, installing, maintaining and administering learning management software and working with the technology for teaching and learning staff to support instructional technology needs. This position is also responsible for designing and developing new database-driven web applications in addition to maintaining and enhancing existing ones; performing quality assurance testing to ensure cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility; resolving structural problems; and providing technical support for various web sites and services. The successful candidate will work with other IT staff to plan for and resolve issues related to server hardware/software, network security, bandwidth, and overall technical performance of web services.

A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is required; or equivalent training and experience. Qualified candidate must have a minimum of three years’ experience in web programming and knowledge of object-oriented web programming languages, query languages, responsive web design, web server software, version control, content management systems, and working on open source software projects; such as HTML5, CSS/Sass, PHP, XML, Javascript/AJAX/JQuery, Python, Java/jsp/servlets, Apache/Tomcat, Git, Drupal, WordPress, and Moodle. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

This is a full time, 12-month benefited position. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/.

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.

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