Assessment & Technology Solutions (ATS), a unit within the Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) at KU, is seeking a Research Developer. The Research Developer is a leader on a high performing technology team that is focused on designing and developing next generation learning solutions that are cross platform compatible. Day to day activities include providing technical leadership to a team of developers responsible for designing, developing, testing, and supporting the changes made to all enterprise class web applications used by K-12 schools nationwide to facilitate and enhance the student learning process. The Research Developer is also responsible for staying current on the ever-evolving technology field and identifying new tools/products that could be beneficial for the Kite suite.
In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 8 hours of sick leave earned every month, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. KU is a great place to work! KU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.
The University of Kansas is a Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive university with a $1.4 billion endowment and a faculty of 2,600. Current enrollment is 28,500 (19,000 undergraduate), with students drawn from 110 nations and all 50 states. The 1,000-acre main campus is in Lawrence, a community of 95,000 in hilly northeast Kansas that lies about 35 miles west of Kansas City and 30 minutes from the state capital, Topeka.. Lawrence has a thriving community with a wide range of activities/events