<< Back to Search

Website Developer

Job description



Posting Number CA94P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/31031

Working Title Website Developer

Position Number 16799

Department Director Experiment Stations

About the University

About the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
The Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas County. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.



About the College/Department

Department Home Page

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Website Developer for the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station is responsible for designing and creating web site layouts, maintaining existing web sites to support the research mission of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Designs, builds, or maintains web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media. Writes, designs, or edits web page content, or direct others producing content. Backs up files from web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems. Identifies problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and corrects problems, or refers problems to appropriate personnel for correction. Evaluates code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems. Maintains understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups. Analyzes user needs to determine technical requirements. Develops or validates test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types. Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field; plus two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or a related area.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL BY THE HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE.



Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Experience with WordPress is necessary and with the CMS OU Campus preferred. Knowledge of current web-design trends. Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language. Knowledge of JavaScript, and HTML. Knowledge with cross-browser and cross-platform issues. Ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented in oral and written form. Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions.



Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Division's Office of Affirmative Action at [email protected].



Physical Conditions None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Work Schedule M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Overtime Eligible No

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No

Work Location/Building Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary 37,211

Pay Grade Level C118

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes

Does this position require a background check? Yes

Does this position require a substance abuse test? No

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.





Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 12/21/2018

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

Mary Hightower
Director of Communication Services
[email protected]



Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).



    Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)
    Optional Documents

      PI105844748

       

       

       

      Diversity Profile: University

       

      Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

      Arrow pointing right
      Job No:
      Posted: 11/28/2018
      Application Due: 1/27/2019
      Work Type:
      Salary: