UX Developer (ITC, Career Level) / ITS-Digital Transformation (504611)

  • California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description

Description:

About CSUSB

California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:
  • Build your future
  • Work with the best
  • Be your authentic self
  • Focus on you
  • Make a lasting impact
  • Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
  • Bring everything you are, become everything you want

Department Summary

Digital Transformation is a department within Institutional Intelligence, Information Technology Services Division. Utilizing the tools of web and mobile technologies, including AI and machine learning, Digital Transformation strives to create a culture of easily accessible, intelligently designed, and seamless systems to improve the human experience at CSUSB by making interactions available from anywhere. We seek to improve university processes, eliminate administrative bottlenecks, reduce technology barriers, and increase operational efficiency by creating intuitive, agile, and efficient tools to accelerate graduation, increase retention, and support the success of our students, faculty, and staff.

Job Summary

Under the immediate supervision of the Director of Digital Transformation in the Division of Information Technology Services, the User Experience Developer (UX Developer) will plan, design, and develop web & mobile applications using code and visual design tools, analyzing user interfaces to integrate user-friendly features into every design.

The UX Developer will create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. Meet with clients to determine application needs, especially regarding user interface and experience. Present designs and key milestone deliverables to peers, clients, and executive level stakeholders. Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design roadblocks. Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to programmers, including building front-end assets (HTML/CSS/JS). Collaborate with the rest of the development team to design various web applications and programs.

The UX Developer will perform usability tests and analyze the results to gauge the user experience with web & mobile applications. Evaluate user interfaces of existing web & mobile applications to identify areas needing improvement.

The UX Developer will promote design guidelines, best practices and standards across multiple platforms. Provide department, division and campus with design consultation based on CSUSB standards. Work cooperatively with the Office of Strategic Communication to achieve objectives and adhere to university branding guidelines.

Develop styling for web applications, campus map, mobile app (Drupal, Concept3D and ModoLabs) and any other associated systems. Create custom themes, and/or extend existing themes for Drupal, Wordpress, and any necessary third-party systems.

The functions include but are not limited to:

  • Excellent understanding of image authoring tools such as Illustrator or Photoshop
  • Excellent understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as NodeJS & jQuery
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding in the creation of Drupal and Wordpress themes, modules, & plugins


Employment Status: Full-time, Exempt, Temporary with the possibility of converting to permanent.

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applicants will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2021.

Required Application Materials

Candidates are required to attach a letter of application, curricula vitae/resume, a list of at least three (3) professional references, and a diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words).



Work Schedule
  • Generally, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Some weekends and evenings may be required.

Key Qualifications

To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in technical information systems and application program packages is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Information Technology Consultant, depending on the nature of the position assignment, may include working knowledge of common software application packages, equipment platforms, reference database systems and sources, and training methods and a basic understanding of networks, data communication, and multimedia systems.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent related experience) in Computer Science, UX Development, Design, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years experience in web development or equivalent field.
  • 3 years experience supervising in IT.
  • Proficient understanding in the creation of Drupal and Wordpress themes.



Salary

Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,372 - $4,635 per month

Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,792 per month

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.

The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.

Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.

The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to effectively implement the philosophy and intent of this statement.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Bernardino, California 92407 United States View Map