The Web Developer is responsible, along with the Assistant Director of Web Development, to maintain, support and improve the functionality of our online (Internet) presence properties and channels, including JBU.edu and the CMS backend, AlumNet, ELI (e-mail list management), secondary JBU web sites, JBU Now, Mobile app, integrated social media and mobile sites. She/he also serves as a member of the UC team to help solve in a collaborative environment the university's macro and micro communication challenges.
- Ability to study and learn custom written Web deployments and to maintain and modify the related code.
- Ability to write code that creates effective online products
- Strong ability to create good will with staff, faculty, students, and community
- Ability to set priorities and accomplish goals with limited supervision
- Commitment to the Articles of Faith, mission, and objectives of the university
- Ability to plan out a development project from inception through deployment.
- Continuing familiarity with the ability to fix, modify and improve the existing code base for JBU’s online products.
- Training content editors on the CMS system.
- Support large code development projects by working on project components, debugging or other development tasks.
- General testing and QC for JBU’s online properties
- Manages small development projects independently
- Works to implement the overall Web vision
- Maintains and develops secondary JBU-owned sites
Essential Skills and Experience
- Proven ability to deploy HTML-based products
- Understanding of Web User Interface concepts
- Familiarity with current trends in Web design
Preferred Skills and Experience
- Knowledge of SQL, C# and .NET preferred
- Knowledge of Linux environments preferred
- Knowledge of Windows Web development (IIS preferred)
- Bachelors degree
Reporting to this position
- No direct reports
Physical demands and work environment
- Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Information describing the university is available on-line.
Please complete the application then email it along with your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only complete materials will be reviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the university.
Office of Human Resources
John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761