We invite all technical, dynamic, self-starting professionals with experience and skills in Web development and site administration to apply at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL). The university’s communications office is looking for a full-time (annual, 12 month) Web Developer Site Administrator to complete UWL’s Web and Interactive Communications team (iComm).
As a critical member of iComm, this position will provide Web development resources and services to various university offices, departments and organizations. Overall responsibilities will include ongoing site administration, Web development, and making recommendations for new functionality.
UWL’s Web Developer Site Administrator will support the planning and implementation of Web and new media initiatives for the university’s marketing and communications strategies. This individual’s work will strengthen UWL’s mission and public image, and increase awareness to internal and external audiences. The work of this position will require a strong attention to detail, ability to work under tight deadlines, enthusiasm for all things Web, and a passion for supporting excellence in higher education.
The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and an ability to work with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. We encourage applicants who will enhance our commitment to these goals.
Complete applications will include a cover letter, resume and reference contact information, including the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. Review of applications to begin December 6, 2017.
A minimum of Associate’s degree in related field.
Experience developing with Microsoft .NET Visual Studio or Visual Web Developer Express.
Knowledge of SQL and .NET (#C) or Java.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team atmosphere on complex programming activities.
Bachelor’s degree in related field.
2 – 5 years’ experience.
Demonstrated experience with building applications using existing database management systems to effectively generate dynamic Web content.
Ability to integrate third party APIs into Web projects.
Strong problem solving and analytical abilities.
Ability to navigate complex organizations and work on cross-functional teams/various committees in a higher education environment.
Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs and project requirements.
Demonstrated experience communicating effectively in person and through writing with diverse constituents, including a range of highly technical and non-technical personnel.
Experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects and adhering to specific deadlines, goals and processes.
Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and time management skills.
Knowledge of best practices for online content management, online user behavior and current accessibility standards.
Enthusiasm for learning new technologies and staying up on new media trends.
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu/
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse is a 2014 recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. UW-La Crosse is proud to be one of only 83 recipients of this national honor recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
UW-La Crosse has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade and is ranked consistently as one of the top institutions in the Midwest. With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs in at least 30 disciplines and 25 graduate programs in three colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education. There are 502 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 76 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 86 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 52,000) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” in 2009, La Crosse is one of the most scenic places in mid-America. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation.
UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.
As a prospective UW-La Crosse employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of campus safety and security information (Clery Act) for this institution. You may review this information at http://www.uwlax.edu/Police/Clery-report/.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the con...tributions of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.