1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 172848
Posting Date: 12/19/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Please note that this position has been reposted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received.  

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for four consecutive years.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences within the UW School of Medicine is the third largest clinical department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 280 clinical faculty members, and over 200 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Departments highly competitive residency training program is largely responsible for developing the mental health workforce in the Pacific Northwest. The Departments robust research portfolio totals $35 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from clinical neurosciences to treatment development to health policy and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma, and the Department is developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Web Computing Specialist.

Position Purpose:
It is responsible for overall computer system administration, analysis, design, development, maintenance, webmaster duties, and database administration for each department.  In addition, this team is primarily responsible for developing workflow structures to optimally meet business needs. This entails working closely with users, developers, managers and other stakeholders to provide support and training, resolve client and system-related issues, analyze business processes, and determine functional and technical requirements including configuring, installing, and maintaining computing applications.  The Web Computing Specialist works directly with other members of the Psychiatry IT Team and all of the many stakeholders in this department.  This position analyzes business processes that can be automated, designs, develops and implements SharePoint-based automations of business processes based on process maps and technology, deploys automations to various clients, provides ongoing support for production systems, trains and mentors users on how to use various programs.  In addition, this position is responsible for the design, development and day-to-day maintenance of the external pages and functions of multipe departments websites and associated sub-sites. This includes the homepage, linked high-level pages, audience pages, research, clinical and academic program websites..

Development and design of workflow process (analysis, automation, support, etc.) 50%

  • Serves as the Departments expert in the automation and support of online workflow processes
  • Works with the Associate Director of Operations and IT and the Software Engineer to define business, technical and functional requirements
  • Meets with customers to gather business requirements
  • Helps define and develop workflows related to business processes needing automation using Nintex         
  • Tracks and executes on multiple projects while maintaining a high level of attention to detail      
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skillsWebsite and Ongoing Management of Processes   
  • Works collaboratively with the Psychaitry Administrative team to drive changes to improve operational efficiency.
  • Using strong listening skills with the ability to translate concerns of non-technical users into technical terms to discuss and diagnose customer problems, develop innovative solutions and bring them to fruition in conjunction with other members of the IT team thus resulting in excellent customer experiences and support. 

  • Serves as the department expert in website support and security.Training      
  • Prepares training materials and user guidelines/resources and coordinates training curriculum    
  • Partners with Psychiatry Administrative Team (Human Resources, Finance, Research and IT) to ensure that course material reflects customer needs
  • Tests and evaluates materials to ensure accuracy on an ongoing basis  
  • Develops and delivers Train the Trainer courses

    Minimum Requirements::
  • Bachelor's degree in technical field with a strong web development and project management background
  • Two to three years work related experiences
  • At least three years of web development experience, with a strong foundation using SharePoint Solutions Nintex, Infopath, JAVA programming.
  • Development experience that meets technical excellence and the needs of the users; ability to make template updates, build modules and views, and perform UI customizations.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including team and relationship building
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; exceptional decision-making skills
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to learn/adapt new methods to support this role.
  • Ability to deliver quality systems and work under constant deadline pressures.
  • Proven ability to independently prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to assist co-workers as needed
  • Working knowledge of object oriented design and programming, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and web usability
  • Participate in the ongoing development, testing and deployment and support of new and existing web-based applications
  • Learn new technologies as required
  • Experience with a content management system
  • Expertise in graphic and productivity software including Adobe Web Suite (WordPress, Drupal, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator) and MS Office   

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page.  If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-16

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