Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position will be posted Open until Filled, however, to ensure consideration, please apply by June 7.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Enrollment Information Services has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time temporary* (1 year) Web Developer.
The Web Developer for Enrollment Information Services (EIS) will work with Enrollment Management staff and managers to develop and maintain web solutions for business needs and functions. Reporting to the Associate Director of EIS, this position is responsible for supporting and assisting web-content needs such as design, development, systems integration, documentation, and content management. It is also responsible for the operation of hundreds of web pages and numerous enterprise-class/web-based applications. The Web Developer provides technical expertise in web program development and in systems integration; it must also demonstrate professional competence in computer systems and web programming. The position requires ongoing collaboration with academic and administrative units across campus in areas of research, development, testing and maintenance, in order to support the languages and strategies and industry best practices. The Web Developer will serve as a peer member of our Enrollment Information Services team, and a member of a three-person web team. The position will work with both technical and non-technical personnel.
Enrollment Information Services, a unit within Enrollment Management, supports units in Enrollment Management including Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid and Veterans Center, the Office of the University Registrar, International Student Services, and the central Enrollment Management Administrative office. This position is responsible for several websites and web applications spread across multiple department/units throughout the University and within Enrollment Management. The position collaboratively works with other internal web developers, as well as university web groups, such as Academic and Collaborative Applications, University Marketing and Communications, Undergraduate Academic Advising, and Student Information Services (UWIT). The position is also responsible for analysis of business needs in order to develop website and web application solutions for business processes. The position must communicate with organizational leadership and support initiatives and directives from unit and divisional leadership.
Develop creative design, online communications and technical information web applications
Plan, document and test all web-based and data-driven applications.
Develop technical expertise and business subject matter knowledge related to the Admissions Recruitment Initiative.
Assist with technology projects as assigned.
*This is a full-time temporary position, funded for 1 year.
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field OR at least two years' experience in production management, web page design, XHTML/CSS, scripting, and web graphics types and standards.
Two years' experience in web page design in production environment.
Experience coding to common web standards and protocols (e.g.: HTTP, OAuth, SSL, etc.)
Experience with best practices for program design (eg: testing, patterns, separation of concerns, code style standards and linting, etc.)
Experience producing and/or consuming RESTful web services
Experience deploying and maintaining Content Management Systems (eg: WordPress, Drupal)
Experience managing a large-scale complex web site.
Familiarity with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and 508 accessibility guidelines.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, user liaison skills, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimum supervision.
Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and be able to manipulate details accurately.
Desire and ability to learn new technologies and procedures, and to share knowledge with colleagues.
Condition of Employment:
Work hours are within standard hours Monday Friday. Weekend and after-hours work is sometimes needed to support critical web operations and systems.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website,
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.