Colorado State University Web Developer in Fort Collins, Colorado

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Web Developer

Research Professional Position No

Posting Number 201800618AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range 50,000 - 55,000

Desired Start Date 09/03/2018

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Posting Date

Open Until Filled Yes

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/29/2018

Description of Work Unit

Business and Financial Services exists to maintain and improve the processes which protect the financial integrity of Colorado State University, to provide periodic financial information to various users, to support University financial system users, to monitor transaction flow to assure compliance with Federal, State, and University laws, regulation, and policies, to analyze and interpret financial data as part of the overall control of University fiscal goals and concerns, and to formulate financial statements and reports in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Position Summary

This is an entry level position.

This position is part of a team of talented developers responsible for developing and maintaining a variety of custom in-house web-based applications. These applications facilitate the academic advancement and success of 30+ thousand students enrolled at Colorado State University. Applications are developed using C# in the ASP.NET framework.

The individual holding this position uses technology to solve business problems, improve existing business processes, and deliver dynamic web-based services to Colorado State University students, faculty, and staff. This individual interviews end-users to gather and document requirements, uses a variety of development tools to create a solution, tests the code that has been developed, and submits the tested code for inclusion in the production environment.

Development tools utilized by this position include Visual Studio, C#, ASP.NET, PL/SQL Developer, SQL Server Management Studio, jQuery, Javascript, Subversion, and others.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering, or closely related field must be earned by start date.

  • Experience using: – Microsoft Visual Studio – ASP.Net – C# – SQL – Microsoft Office (Experience acquired from coursework, internships, or previous employment is acceptable.)

  • Basic knowledge of: – Object-oriented programming – Relational database concepts – Client-server concepts – Web services – Three tier framework (Presentation, Business Logic, and Data Access layers).

  • The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; Business and Financial Services will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.

  • Superior attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision in an atmosphere of multiple projects and changing priorities.

  • Experience with Microsoft Reporting Services

  • Experience with Jasper Reports

  • Experience with Ellucian Banner

  • Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrable experience building accessible websites that meet the most current version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) published by the W3C. – Knowledge/Experience with: – User interfaces and interactive deliverables that perform well both on mainstream devices and with assistive technology – Semantic and ARIA mark-up elements – Product accessibility testing continuously through all development stages – Troubleshooting, revising, and updating websites encumbered by legacy code accessibility constraints

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Provide support for existing applications

Duty/Responsibility

  • Provide analysis and development support for existing applications by researching, updating, testing, debugging, and maintaining changes and enhancements to existing applications as needed so they comply with the ongoing business needs.

  • Create/maintain web pages using C#/ASP.Net.

  • Create/maintain reports using Microsoft Reporting Services and Jasper Reports.

  • Create/maintain queries against Oracle and SQL Server, verify and validate results with functional users as needed.

  • Create/maintain processes to be automated for scheduled processing through scripts and Integration Services packages.

Percentage Of Time 70

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Develop new applications

Duty/Responsibility

  • Gather requirements from end-users and review the existing set of standards and guidelines available in the University and department technology environment and existing practices and policies.

  • Utilize developer tools to create solutions that meet the identified requirements.

  • Conduct unit, integration, and system testing of developed solutions as well as coordinate end-user acceptance testing.

  • Coordinate with supervisor for the eventual deployment of the fully developed and approved solution.

Percentage Of Time 20

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Documentation

Duty/Responsibility

Write and publish end-user and technical documentation for all applications and reports developed.

Percentage Of Time 5

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Other duties as assigned

Duty/Responsibility

Perform other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please include:

  • Cover letter detailing how your experience meets the required and preferred qualifications

  • Resume

Please note that the references listed on the application must be professional in nature and include at least one current or former supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact Laura Snowhite, laura.snowhite@colostate.edu

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States by the proposed start date; Business and Financial Services will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Will you have US employment eligibility by the proposed start date?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

Optional Documents