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Junior Web Developer

Company: Louisiana State University (LSU)
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Location: Louisiana Emerging Technologies Center

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Job Posting Title:
Junior Web Developer
Position Type:
Professional / Unclassified
LSUAM Online - Strategic & Educational Technology (Kappie Mumphrey (00068483))
Work Location:
Louisiana Emerging Technologies Center
Pay Grade:
Job Description:

The Junior Web Developer is responsible for creating & updating websites for LSU Online & Continuing Education with direction from LSU Online Management and more senior web developer staff. The Developer works with the Marketing Department and the UX Specialist to design & develop web pages and website features relating to fully online programs, training, and community programming while contributing to the creation of a cohesive online presence. This position supports testing and documentation of existing and new website features, accessibility testing, content entry into the CMS, and contributes to the SEO capabilities.

Job Responsibilities:

Creates and updates websites and web features related to online and community programming. Collaborates with Marketing, IT, and other internal stakeholders to craft a compelling web presence using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Django, Python, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services, and other emerging web development and cloud technologies. Maintains web app servers and infrastructure. 40%

Assists in the creation of website documentation and a website user guide to inform each organizational department on how to use the CMS admin tools to add & update content. 20%

Supports internal training and maintenance of distributed access to the program websites as programs expand to support scale. Assists organizational departments adding & updating new content and creating new web pages. 20%

Runs accessibility checks and ensure that sites are WCAG 2.0 AA compliant. Provides feedback and makes suggestions on how to correct any poor performance issues.10%

Runs regular functionality testing, performance testing, and security testing on existing website and new website features. Provides feedback and makes suggestions on how to correct any poor performance issues.10%

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a technically-related field with 1+ years of experience.

Specific Experience - Experience designing, developing and/or maintaining websites. Proficient knowledge and experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in technology and design-related field with 2+ years of experience.

Specific Experience -Experience designing, developing and maintaining websites. Proficient knowledge and experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Django, Python, PostgreSQL.

Special or Physical Qualifications:

Analytical skills and attention to accuracy. Ability to work independently and collaborate professionally with diverse teams. Ability to self-prioritize tasks in a fast changing environment. Ability to interpret and apply university policies, State and Federal Regulations. Experience in Excel and other Word Office products.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:
Please provide cover letter, resume and (3) professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application. However, official transcripts are required prior to hire.

Attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.
Posting Date:
May 7, 2021
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

Additional Position Information:

Background Check -An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU's Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management ((see application details)).

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at (see application details) or emailed (see application details)

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