Web Developer

Greensboro, NC
May 31, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 13455

Functional Title Web Developer

Position Type Administration - Staff

Position Summary

UNCG Online at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking a highly motivated front-end web developer with at least one year of experience to help build interactive websites, learning aids, educational activities, and marketing sites for online courses utilizing JavaScript, PHP, and WordPress in a LAMP environment. The candidate should have experience in developing and testing for multiple platforms, experience in developing responsive WordPress themes utilizing Advanced Custom Fields, experience in developing WordPress plugins, experience in building database driven websites based on a provided design, and experience in developing standalone web applications utilizing Angular. The candidate should also possess good interpersonal skills, an eye for design, and a strong desire to learn and seek out new technologies. Duties include front-end and back-end development.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: building sites based on Illustrator designs; WordPress site administration, theme and plugin development, troubleshooting, and support; creative development and maintenance of online course websites, interactive learning activities, and multimedia motion graphics assets; assisting the design team to promote best practices in usability and keeping pace with current web trends; developing websites, landing pages, banner ads, brochures, and print advertisements for the UNCG Online marketing team; testing cross-browser, cross-platform, and/or cross-device compatibility for inconsistencies; some server administration in a Linux environment.

Required skills include PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, MySQL, and AJAX development; WordPress site deployment and administration; being well versed in Advanced Custom Fields for WordPress; experience in developing WordPress plugins; experience in developing responsive layouts using a grid system such as Bootstrap; experience in using a version control system such as Git; Illustrator knowledge for slicing of images to build websites; working knowledge of OOP; experience in a LAMP environment; strong communication skills. The following skills are not required but would be beneficial: UI/UX development; mobile development; jQuery plugin authoring; server administration; Codeigniter experience or related PHP framework.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.

Minimum Qualifications

Education\training: Bachelor's degree

Required Skills:

  • PHP, HTML, JavaScript (jQuery), CSS, MySQL, and AJAX development
  • Basic Photoshop or Illustrator knowledge for slicing of images to build websites
  • Knowledge of OOP
  • Experience in a LAMP environment.
  • Strong communicator

Preferred Qualifications
  • Wordpress administration and development
  • Server administration
  • UI/UX development
  • HTML5
  • Responsive layouts
  • Mobile development
  • jQuery plugin authoring
  • SVN or similar version control
  • Codeigniter or related PHP framework

Tenure Status N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with the electronic application:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

A list of references will be requested at the interview.

Recruitment Range Salary will be commensurate with experience and University pay structure

Org #-Department UNCG Online - 10301

Job Open Date 05/30/2017

For Best Consideration Date 06/12/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • UNCGjobsearch Website
      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other professional journal / website
      • NCWorks.gov
      • UNC School System Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Indeed.com
      • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
      • Other
    3. * If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

    To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu

    EOE AA/M/F/D/V


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