Web Developer (Drupal)

Jersey City, New Jersey
Feb 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


SALARY RANGE:             P27 $67,714.29 – $96,415.55




Job Summary:


Working in the Department of Information Technology, the Web Developer provides technical support for the University’s portfolio of websites. The Web Developer position is responsible for the development, enhancement and maintenance of the main University website (using Drupal) as well as the development and maintenance of other ad-hoc sites (using WordPress, etc.). The work includes, but is not limited to website theme development and enhancements, database management, custom module and plugin development as well as the maintenance, security, and management of the website hosting environment. This position will work collaboratively with the Marketing Department to develop the University's web strategy. Additionally, this position will work with other staff members in the IT Department with all web-related programming and technology solutions.


  • Builds and maintains the University websites using Drupal, as well as any other required CMS including WordPress, etc.
  • Manages all technical aspects of the Content Management Systems (CMS) that are used for the University websites as well as the hosting platforms, such as Acquia and other related tools, applications and databases
  • Evaluates, recommends and selects Drupal modules, as well as other plugins or tools for desired functionality
  • Ensures high-performance and availability of all University websites
  • Works in coordination with the Marketing Department to implement any ADA (usability and accessibility) compliance requirements to ensure all web related initiatives adhere to the state and federal guidelines
  • Supports and assists with the implementation of all website related training initiatives
  • Prepares and implements all web-related technical specifications and documentation
  • Works closely with University constituencies to support web initiatives
  • Researches and prepare all requirements and project planning of web related activities
  • Utilize SEO best practices
  • Works collaboratively with all team members Responds to user phone calls, walk-ins, and web-related Help Desk service requests
  • Performs other related duties as required

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
  • A minimum of 4 years work experience related to the responsibilities of this position
  • Ability to design, manage and maintain enterprise level CMS solutions
  • Knowledge and experience in building responsive websites using Drupal 7, 8 or above CMS, or other CMS such as WordPress
  • Knowledge of PHP, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJS, jQuery, AJAX, MySQL, NGINX, Apache, and other related systems or applications
  • Recent experience working with RESTful APIs / Spring Services / Spring MVC
  • Knowledge and experience in working with key Drupal APIs Experience with developing new as well as customizing existing Drupal modules, themes, functions, and code base Ability to setup, configure, manage, and perform all phases of web application development, testing, and deployment Experience with the implementation and use of modern website development workflows and development operations using a variety of tools including GitHub
  • Working experience in Windows and Linux environments
  • Strong orientation to customer service and excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to stay on schedule and produce results in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment





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