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Web Developer - Coordinator II - Athletics

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

Job Details

Web Developer - Athletics

Regular Fulltime, Market Range 09

This position serves as a web developer/designer and database manager for the Tennessee Athletics Department. Responsibilities include maintenance of and departmental websites, as well as development and maintenance of custom software applications.  The web developer will work directly with the Associate Athletics Director - Marketing and Fan Experience to identify departmental priorities.  As well as develop custom applications/utilities to streamline processes and workflows department-wide.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with internal and external clients (e.g. Thornton Center, Fan Experience, Sports Medicine) on the development of web-based software solutions. Supports and extends third-party software solutions (e.g. AudienceView) for online ticketing, donations and customer relationship management.
  • Creates, organizes and maintains relational databases for custom software applications. Manages API integrations with third-party partners. Tests and evaluates new technologies/approaches in web development to ensure that custom applications are in line with industry best practices.
  • Tracks and supports routine, seasonal updates of Monitors and supports custom data-driven web applications. Monitors and updates departmental WordPress sites.
  • Trains and supports Athletics Department staff on the use of, and other custom sites/apps. Trains student interns and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications
    Required Qualifications:


    Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Information Services/Technology is required.


    Minimum of 3 years of experience in working in web development or related field. Previous experience working in collegiate athletics is preferred.  


    • Proficiency with HTML and CSS
    • Proficiency with JavaScript and its use in front-end development
    • Proficiency with MySQL or other relational databases
    • Proficiency with RESTful API design and integrations
    • Familiarity with WordPress and other CMS platforms
    • Experience with Google Suite (Analytics, Tag Manager
    • Creative thinker, problem solver
    • Familiarity with client-side application frameworks (React) and libraries in production (preferred)
    • Familiarity with PHP, NodeJS or other server-side languages (preferred)
    • Familiarity with version control systems (Git), associated tools (e.g. GitHub, BitBucket) & workflows (preferred)
    • Familiarity with *NIX systems (e.g. UNIX/LINUX) and command line interactions with remote hosts/servers (preferred)
    • Familiarity with cloud service providers (e.g. AWS, Azure) (preferred)
    • Digitally savvy with graphic design and/or digital marketing (preferred)

    Demonstrated behavioral expectations include:

    • Unquestioned integrity and trustworthiness.
    • Adherence to University, Southeastern Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
    • Commitment to the Athletics Department and University’s mission.
    • Flexible to various scheduling to include nights, weekend work and some holidays.

    Job: Information Technology Professional
    Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
    Organization: Athletic Dept Marketing
    Schedule: Full-time
    Job Posting: Jan 7, 2022, 9:22:51 AM


    Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

    UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

    The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

    Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

    As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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