Associated Builders and Contractors - National Office

Position Title:  Web Developer II
FLSA Status: Exempt
Functional Area/Department: Support Services/Information Technology
Reporting Supervisor: Web Services Manager


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ABC’s position descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  ABC’s position descriptions do not create a contract, express or imply, or other legal rights between ABC and any staff member, nor guarantee employment or specific duties for any specific duration. ABC may add, change, delete, suspend or discontinue any of these positions and descriptions at any time without prior notice.

JOB OVERVIEW
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

The Web Developer II will be responsible for a wide range of online programs and is expected to conceptualize, design, develop and maintain online content for ABC National and its chapters. The Web Developer II will design and implement search engine optimization strategies, improve overall site traffic/performance, and collaborate with developers, graphic designers and content providers to facilitate optimal site usability. The candidate will be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the current ABC content management system and SQL backend. Candidate must have excellent time management and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities within expected timelines.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Web Design:   
  • Create, develop and manage content for organization’s web presence (requires working with content management software).
  • Coordinate web projects across departments and ensure that all development projects are designed, developed and implemented in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web properties.
  • Copy, edit, and proofread all web content.
  • Keep current with emerging web technologies through relevant blogs, listservs and events.
  • Spearhead web research to provide guidance for additional development of technicalstrategies.
  • Work with management to continue forming the strategic plan with respect to online technologies.
  • Assure web-based information is archived for future needs and reference.
  • Track and report on all site metrics.
  • Work cooperatively with key team members, national and chapter staff and vendors.
  • Document business, functional and technical requirements.
  • Basic understanding of project management and the software development life cycle.

  • Web Maintenance:
  • Interface directly with website hosting company.
  • Manage and maintain IIS.
  • Ability to work and customize the ABC CMS SQL backend.
  • Ensure electronically provided web data is current and accurate.
  • Document all aspects of the website.
     
  • User Web Support and Training:
  • Provide on-going user training for basic web content techniques, on-going maintenance and long-term advanced training.
  • Assist chapters in new program development for chapter template website.
  • Work with the chapters to promote the use of the chapter template and help chapters develop more robust and visually appealing sites.
  • Train chapter members in a training environment on an as needed basis.

  • Specialized Skills:
  • Must be familiar with Object Oriented Design and use of Design Patterns.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and Bootstrap.
  • Familiar with Adobe products such as Photoshop.
  • Familiar with relational databases and SQL.
  • Familiar with Content Management Systems (CMS).
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer-service to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to complete multiple simultaneous projects in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate technical results and advise/consult other team members or departments on related projects or issues.
  • Association/Non-profit experience desired.
  • Organizational awareness & resourcefulness - understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions & resolve issues.

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college and 3-5 years related experience.
  • Technical training and/or certifications are acceptable in lieu of degree. 

  • Experience Required:
  • 3-5 years of hands on experience in ASP.NET, C# or VB.NET, MS SQL and related MS Visual Studio tools.  

  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS
    To achieve our mission, we hire energetic and fun-loving individuals who possess the following skills:
  • Professional demeanor and presentation of self.
  • Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Writing and verbal skills.
  • Self-starter, highly organized.
  • Coordination of projects, meetings and/or events a plus.
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work schedule.
  • Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently.
  • Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.
     
  • IMPORTANT NOTICES

    Nondiscrimination:
    It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Disability Specifications:
    ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

    Physical Demands:
    While performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

    Work Environment:
    This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.