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Web Developer

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Web Developer
Department Nat'l Ctr Computational Hydrosci & Engin
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

This position ensures that departmental web site is updated as needed and functioning efficiently. The incumbent creates web page content, designs web graphics and layout, updates calendars and events, and ensures security of on-line applications.

This is a full-time position with salary, employee benefits and opportunities to pursue an advanced degree, if so desired. Excellent working and living environment, state of the art equipment and facilities.

Job Responsibilities

This is a position in which the incumbent works closely with Principal Investigators and their designees to design, code, compile, test, document, and implement programs for web-based decision support systems. Examples of work performed: designs, develops, and implements web-based UI/UX that are effective, visually appealing, and intuitive. Creates design concepts, mock-ups, and wireframes for new requirements and converts them to working modules. Develops decision support modules that interact with various databases, geospatial servers, and various geospatial data layers. Takes ownership of tasks from inception to implementation. Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

• Build interactive, responsive websites and apps using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript within a
web framework using excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
• Incorporate 3rd-party software libraries in the development efforts, and perform unit testing and
end-to-end testing for quality assurance
• Implement client-server data communication into web applications
• Monitor web-site use, and run performance analysis on related products
• Stay up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies. Make recommendations
to management regarding updates and changes in technology

Essential Functions
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Coordinates the information flow and user interface of departmental web sites.

2. Coordinates the web-site content, graphics, and supporting software for the departmental web site.

3. Utilizes databases to ensure efficient use of departmental web sites.

4. Evaluates web and graphic software to ensure web site reaches its potential as a marketing tool.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

AND

Experience:
One (1) year of experience related to the above described duties.

Substitution Statement: Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Special instructions to applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Published Salary Actual salary will depend on experience, qualifications and departmental budget.
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://hr.olemiss.edu/benefits/).

Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Employee Category Professional / Administrative
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee
  2. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university in a related field and one (1) year of experience OR at least nine (9) years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * After reviewing the examples of work and the essential functions of this position, please describe the related experience (a minimum of one year) that you possess.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please provide a link to a website you developed or managed, and describe your role in the development/management.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter