University of Arkansas – Fayetteville University Web Developer in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Posting Number C1316P
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Working Title University Web Developer
Position Number 13861
Department University Relations
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas 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 University Web Developer is responsible for designing and developing web pages and websites for desktop and mobile platforms based on our university style guide. All work will meet state and federal accessibility guidelines. This position will research current technologies and stay up to date with best practices in user experience and user interfaces.
This position will manage all follow-up reports and correspondence in a professional and timely manner, perform administrative duties as assigned and adhere to University policies and procedures.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
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
At least two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or a related area
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in Art, New Media, Human Interface from an accredited institution of higher education
Experience with Content Management Systems
Experience managing code and projects
At least three years of experience designing websites
Deep knowledge of federal accessibility laws under Section 508
Deep knowledge ofWCAGand W3C web standards
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Knowledge of usability concepts is necessary
Knowledge with cross-browser and cross-platform issues
Proficient skills in HTML5, CSS3, jQuery,PHP,XML,XSLTand browser debugging techniques
Ability to work in a collaborative environment
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
Ability to be punctual and dependable
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
Physical Conditions None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on department needs to include occasional nights or weekend)
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 Fayetteville Campus - Davis Hall
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Pay Grade Level C118
Type of Background Checks Required National criminal background and registered sex offender check
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history 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 09/29/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
Eunice M. Alberson
ADMN410 – A
Fayetteville, AR 72701
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
When completing your application, please upload the following:
Cover letter/letter of application (addressed to the attention of Eunice M. Alberson, Director for Advancement Human Resources)
Letters of recommendation optional
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
Work Location Fayetteville, AR
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
*Please describe your highest level of education.
Attended high school but did not receive a diploma
High School diploma, GED, or equivalent
Attended college but did not receive a degree/certification
*How many years of experience do you have in computer programming and analysis or related area?
Less than one year
One year but less than two
Two years but less than three
Three years but less than four
Four years but less than five years
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Letter(s) of Recommendation (1)
Proof of Veterans Status
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.