The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is currently recruiting for a Web Developer who will be responsible for general design, development, documentation and implementation of Internet-based applications to meet the needs of the University, school, or department. Uses a variety of techniques and tools to achieve desired look and functionality. Maintains and modifies pages as needed.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Executes all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off. Conceptualizes original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks.
Creates wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas.
Establishes and promotes design guidelines, best practices, and standards.
Identifies user requirements by researching and analyzing user needs, preferences, objectives, and working methods.
Plans information architecture by studying the site concept, strategy, and target audience.
Uses a Content Management System (CMS) to update website content.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field. (Master's degree and additional certification can be used to substitute for relevant experience). Computer Science or Information Systems curriculum preferred
Equivalent of four (4) years combination of formal information systems & web education/training and/or web experience and knowledge of at least one (1) structured programming languages and Content Management Systems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to apply consultative skills to assess and evaluate user needs and communicate technology alternatives and solutions.
Ability to develop application implementation plans, install software, and apply fixes.
Ability to identify hardware/software interface problems.
Knowledge of how to integrate all systems including operating systems, applications, networks, and databases, as well as knowledge of distributed processing technology.
Ability to perform systems and applications needs analysis.
Ability to support users and assist them in the use of web tool and technologies.
Familiarity with existing campus-defined systems, applications, and standards.
Knowledge of database design concepts.
Knowledge of web technologies and database engine characteristics, structures, and programming
Knowledge of system/equipment capability, programming & design restrictions, encryption, and security requirements.
Must be able to continuously monitor industry trends, technologies, and standards and be able to research, recommend, and apply new technologies as they emerge.
Provide mentoring to those with less knowledge of web design and development.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.