Front End Web Developer (18 Month Fixed Term, Part-Time (50% FTE) Position)

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Minimum requirements

 

Education & Experience:

A bachelor's degree and three years of increasingly technical work experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

We’re looking for candidates with expertise in: 

  • Component-oriented development using React/Gatsby/Angular/Web Components/Polymer or equivalent, and Node.
  • Mobile-first and responsive design principles using front-end frameworks that rely on ES6/9, SASS, and grid systems and balancing progressive enhancement and graceful degradation.
  • WCAG 2.0 AA web accessibility standards, including the use of semantic HTML and ARIA.
  • Developing websites using open source tools (Drupal 8, WordPress), languages, libraries, and standards-compliant code.
  • Creating and fixing HTML, CSS, SASS/SCSS, and Javascript.
  • Working with Git and feature/branch workflows.

 

Other abilities include:

  • Ability to work well under pressure with multiple projects in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to interact positively with and build consensus among a diverse group of colleagues, clients, and senior leadership.  
  • Solid understanding of web standards and usability methods.
  • Familiarity with browser devices and platform differences and idiosyncrasies, and ability to develop workarounds to accommodate specialized user/client needs and device platforms.
  • Familiarity with Drupal 8’s theme layer and the Twig templating system is beneficial, but not required.
  • Some experience working with REST APIs, JSON and SOAP and build tools and package managers, such as Yarn and Webpack or similar, is beneficial but not required.

 

Certifications and Licenses:

  • None

 

Physical requirements

  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand.
  • Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully.

Stanford University’s commitment to safely and effectively meet the public health challenge presented by COVID-19 extends to ensuring University employees may work from home, or another off-site location, where determined appropriate, whenever necessary through the end of the 2020 calendar year. The department will give reasonable notice when employees are expected to return to work at the Redwood City campus.


Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. 

 

Working conditions

  • Travel locally and cross-university. 

 

Work standards

  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

We’re located in Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus is open and brings together 2,700 staff in a collaborative environment that reflects Stanford’s culture and mission. The campus offers amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center. As part of our telecommute options, we have Stanford locations in San Francisco, Newark and San Jose and a supportive work-anywhere program for our Bay Area staff. 

 

Why Stanford is for You 

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak. 
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. 
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

 

How to Apply 

We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit your résumé and a cover letter along with your online application.

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

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