Open position - Web Developer, Site Administrator

Russell, Kate krussell at UWLAX.EDU
Thu Dec 13 10:30:59 EST 2012

This position is not in a library, but will work closely with the library
on their website.

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse - Web Developer, Site Administrator

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. The university's communications
office is looking for a full-time individual to complete UW-L'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. Initial responsibilities will focus on working with the team
to develop UW-L's new website. Overall responsibilities will include
ongoing site administration, web development, and making recommendations
for new functionality.

UW-La Crosse's Web developer 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 UW-La
Crosse's mission and public image, and increase awareness to internal and
external audiences. The work of the Web developer 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

The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism,
diversity and inclusive excellence 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 to five professional references. Electronic submission of
application materials is required.

Minimum qualifications:
- Degree in related field
- 1 year of professional experience
- Experience developing with Microsoft .NET Visual Studio or Visual Web
Developer Express
- Knowledge of C# or Java
- Demonstrated ability to work independently on complex programming

Preferred qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in related field
- 2 - 5 years experience
- Superior organization skills, attention to detail, and time management
- Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
- Ability to navigate complex organizations and work on cross-functional
teams/various committees in a higher education environment
- Able to work independently as well as in a collaborative team atmosphere
- Demonstrated experience communicating effectively in person and through
writing with diverse constituents, including a range of highly technical
and non-technical personnel
- Customer-service focus, with an ability to provide support to faculty,
staff, students, alumni and the general public
- Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs and project
- Experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects and adhering to
specific deadlines or goals
- Demonstrated experience working with a content management system
- Demonstrated experience with building applications using existing
database management systems to effectively generate dynamic web content
- Knowledge of best practices for online content management, online user
behavior and Section 508 accessibility standards
- Knowledge of XML, XSLT, and CSS, HTML, HTML5, xhtml, PHP, Javascript, Web
- Familiarity with SQL Server 2008/2012
- Ability to integrate third party APIs into web projects
- Enthusiasm for learning new technologies and staying up on new media

For more information and to apply:

Kate Russell
Systems & Emerging Technologies Librarian
Murphy Library
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
1631 Pine Street
La Crosse, WI 54601-3748


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