Junior Web Developer

Winchester, VA
Aug 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Staff Full-timeWinchester, VAPosted 2 months agoShenandoah UniversityShenandoah UniversityShenandoah University

Shenandoah is seeking a full-time Junior Web Developer within the Office of Marketing & Communications (OMC) based in Winchester to assist with the development, support, and maintenance of the university’s WordPress environment and mobile app. The ideal candidate is ready to apply their current web development knowledge and eager to learn new skills in a fast-paced environment.


    Minimum 1-2 years web development experience (front-end or backend)Bachelor’s degree desired but not required; major preferably in computer science, IT, orrelated fieldWordPress proficiency with regard to custom theme and template building using thefollowing:
      Genesis frameworkSASSGutenberg BlocksWP-CLIAdvanced Custom Fields Pro** Notable WP Plugins
        Events Calendar ProGravity FormsYoast PremiumMigrateDB Pro
    Working knowledge of WPEngine server (currently converting to php7.4 and Nginxservers )Must have experience with HTML5, CSS3, PHP 7.4, MySQL 5.29, and JavaScriptWorking knowledge of LAMP stack and NGINXUnderstanding of accessibility best practices – WCAG 2.1 AA complianceFamiliarity with Adobe Creative Suite highly desiredInterested in current web design practices and latest digital trendsAble to recognize system deficiencies and implement effective solutionsMust be able to work independently and complete projects on deadlineWillingness to provide a wide range of tasks, perform other duties as assignedStrong work ethic and proven time management skillsExcellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skillsFlexibility to work unpredictable hours, including some evenings and weekendsEnergy, enthusiasm, sense of humor, and positive attitude required

In addition to the above qualifications, the ideal candidate

    Will be comfortable setting up a local site environment to implement testing, code building and bug fixes, using HomeBrew, Composer andLaravel/Valet.Possess knowledge of git and subversion control for collaborating with other team members using git.Tower application.Have a strong sense of trending, web-related technologies, such as WP 5.0+, Gutenberg, Ngnix and Valet.

How to Apply:

The complete application will include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

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**Note: A pre-employment background check and drug screen will be required as a condition of hire. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will be required as well.

Shenandoah University prohibits discrimination against and harassment of any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

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