Application Developer #004724

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Posting NumberEHRA344PQuick Link for Internal Postings TitleDeveloperWorking TitleApplication Developer #004724DepartmentIT Applications & SystemsAnticipated Hiring RangePosition Summary

Western Carolina University is hiring a .NET application developer. The position has the option to either work from the Cullowhee, NC campus or telework on a full-time basis.

The Application Developer is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining a range of technical solutions (primarily .NET web applications) that originate with IT project requests. Solutions range from performing feasibility of a new feature to standing up 3rd party software to building custom solutions within adopted frameworks. Development duties mainly consist of creating and maintaining web applications and web services using object-oriented languages, leveraging object-relational mapping frameworks for database operations, and collaborating with other developers to develop and maintain internal frameworks. The developer participates in all aspects of the system development life cycle — analysis, design, implementation, testing and maintenance.

Telework requirements (for candidates choosing to telework):
-Must be located within a six hour driving distance of the WCU campus in Cullowhee, NC.
-Periodic campus visits (regular quarterly status meetings and occasional project meetings) will be required.
-Most meetings will be conducted via video conference when possible so conference capabilities must be available from remote work location.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in business application consulting or development; or a Bachelor’s degree with some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in business applications consulting or development; or an Associate’s degree in computer programming and three years of experience in application consulting or development: or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with RESTful web services, Oracle, SQL, Java, C#, .NET Framework, JavaScript, Microsoft Model-View-Controller Framework, Microsoft Entity Framework

3-5 years of experience in business applications consulting or development

Position TypePermanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours Per Week40Number of Months Per Year12 Posting Text

Open Date09/17/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, you must apply online. Please include a resume, cover letter and a list of professional references to complete the application process.

For questions or additional information, please contact Jed Tate at [email protected] or 828-227-2431.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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    Posted: 9/18/2019
    Application Due: 12/17/2019
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