Web Developer and Digital Interface Designer

Florida Memorial University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time

A successful candidate will play an active role in FMU's existing academic success. The Web Developer and Digital Interface Designer shall have the primary responsibilities to provide digital support for all marketing communication tactics online. Florida Memorial University is seeking a Website Developer to provide the technology and design framework for the University's websites, consult with various academic and administrative units, analyze and recommend web-based solutions where appropriate, and support the University's strategic initiatives.

Essential Functions:
  • Work under the direction of the Network Operations Manager/Network Architect, and provide excellent customer support for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Assist all constituents and departments with their input for the purpose of enhancing, updating, or modifying information so the website properly reflects the needs of the University.
  • Ensure the highest web visibility for FMU programs, activities, and achievements.
  • Implement new technologies that further FMU’s web presence, and coordinate vision, direction, and development of long-term web plan.
  • Manage user and group read/write access to web servers, backup, recovery, and security processes for the purpose of maintaining the internet, intranet, and data security and/or operations.
  • Oversee the website/s and homepage/s (e.g., format, content, maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining current and accurate information.
  • Prepare the necessary documentation (e.g., procedures, usage reports, memos, letters, etc.) to properly convey what is needed to maintain the functionality of the site.
  • Create and maintain a redundant environment and make pertinent documentation available.
  • Document all passwords, links, vendors, and locations, and provide them to the IT department.
  • Troubleshoot all hardware and/or software problems for the purpose of providing technical advice and training, resolving problems, and/or compiling concise descriptions to forward to technicians.
  • The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that logically relate to the position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • High-level proficiency in the following: Microsoft Office, JavaScript, HTML/HTML 5 authoring, MySQL, Adobe Master Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, WordPress, Google Analytics, Coding, XML, jQuery, CSS 2/3, AJAX, PHP, ASP, JSP, Drupal CMS, Web programming scripting (ASP, Perl, PHP, JSP), Linux, Apple OS, Graphic design, Web design and layout, Server and virtual host management and new site creation.
  • Implement custom website(s).
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, and monitor web-based and other custom software applications.
  • Troubleshoot technical design issues, update content, and other technical support related to the web
  • Balance a creative eye with an analytical mind.
  • Understand web-related technologies, methodologies, best practices, and User Experience design (UX),
  • Ability to translate the design into the appropriate coding that fits the solution.
  • Ability to facilitate multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and operating systems.
  • Schedule activities, meetings, and events to have the end-user participate, keeping them involved with their own site pages.
  • Work with a wide diversity of individuals.
  • Identify issues and create action plans, for both equipment and data-related problems.
  • Communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Meet deadlines and schedules while setting priorities.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision following established guidelines and procedures.
  • Strong academic values and good judgment, patience, commitment, and humor to manage strategic change.
  • Understand the system and campus governance and accreditation issues.
  • Expertise in developing/implementing processes and plans for institutional effectiveness.
  • Strong record of fostering communication with students, parents, faculty, community, legislature, and the public.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other campus departments.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail, dependability, and adaptability to a changing environment.
  • High level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability.
  • Moderate physical activity (requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds and standing and/or walking for more than four hours per day).
  • Note: In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), those functions of the job which are identified as essential are required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Requests to facilitate the performance of essential functions will be given careful consideration.
  • AA degree in a computer science discipline, plus six years’ experience in web design and programming using JAVA, HTML, and ASP; or a BS degree in computer science and two years’ experience.
  • Prior higher education website creation and maintenance preferred.
  • Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office.
  • IT Support and ITSM (Information Technology Service Management) experience.
  • Must provide samples of existing work.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, LinkedIn Learning, as well as knowledge and understanding of the organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures. Familiar with Jenzabar technology suite for higher education.
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours.
  • Pre-Employment screening is required: criminal background check and drug testing.

Qualified applicants are asked to upload a cover letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and/or certifications, if applicable.

Supplemental Information

We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience. In addition to the completed application, candidates must submit a list of three professional references (at least one from a previous employer) that includes names and contact information. Review of application materials will begin ASAP and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Florida Memorial University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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