University Web Development Specialist

Miami University, Oxford Campus, Ohio
Apr 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description Summary:
Job ID: 5548 - FT - Unclassified (salaried)
The University Web Development Specialist participates in the production of Web and online projects, with main responsibilities involving designing, building, and troubleshooting the functionality of web pages for constituents across campuses, while adhering to standards and promoting institutional brand. In addition to a strong attention to detail, the candidate must be adept at juggling multiple assignments and producing quality work under tight deadlines.

Duties/Physical Demands:
Contribute to the design, development, and implementation of web communications for Miami University:
Build and maintain branded templates, functionality, and pages within Miami’s web presence
Test and ensure cross-browser and cross-platform quality
Ensure page templates and functionality meet minimum accessibility guidelines
Take direction for and develop design elements to be used by non-technical editors
Research and test new software or tools that will improve the experience of Miami’s site visitors
Manage tracking codes for campaigns and make data driven development decisions
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Interactive Media, Computer Science, Graphic Design, or related field; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience
A minimum of one year's experience in the development and management of websites.
Working knowledge of HTML 5, CSS 3, and related basic Web technologies
Working knowledge of development languages (particularly JavaScript, PHP, and XML)
Experience using JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, Angular, and Bootstrap
Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with a broad range of campus constituencies
Ability to work independently and take initiative in researching and creating new functionality, while also maintaining a collaborative relationship with University Communications and Marketing staff

OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.

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