Harvard University Cambridge, MA, USA
Sep 28, 2019
Harvard University Digital Accessibility Developer This is a fully benefited, full-time Harvard University position that has been funded until June 30, 2022. There is the possibility of renewal, contingent on funding, university priorities and satisfactory job performance. Special Note: We will be hiring four (4) Digital Accessibility Consultants. Regardless of your level of expertise, we encourage you to apply. We will entertain candidates with greater than or less than the required experience outlined (at a modified grade level) Core Duties Participate fully in software development life cycle Research, design, and implement technical solutions to deliver business requirements Identify opportunities to improve and simplify applications portfolio and implement related enhancements Contribute to creation and maturing of software development best practices and new technologies Draw on relationship and technical skills to act as technical liaison to internal and external clients and to mentor junior staff Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT technical standards, policies and Code of Conduct Working Conditions Work is performed in an office setting Additional Information We ask that interested applicants provide a cover letter and resume as one document with their application. Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines - and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment we are looking for you! Please note : Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background screening. Harvard University Information Technology is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship. This position has a 180-day orientation and review period. Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including: Time Off : 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year. Medical/Dental/Vision : We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date. Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service. Tuition Assistance Program : Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools. Transportation : Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute. Wellness options : Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services. Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston. Join Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) to assure Harvard's leadership in IT! More about HUIT : Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is responsible for the strategy, planning, and delivery of information technology across the University. Mission : To assure Harvard's leadership in IT: We strive to make it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. Values : User-focused Collaborative Innovative Open Harvard Information Technology Academy (designed for IT Staff) : HUIT's IT Academy aims to enable each IT staff person to grow professionally and become a trusted partner to her or his team. The IT Academy is built on the belief that every IT staff member across the University (including technology employees at each school and campus) can grow in her or his area of expertise as well as building strong people and project management skills. Learn more here: https://itacademy.harvard.edu/ EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.