Web Developer

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description
Job Description Summary

This position performs a variety of duties in support of the college’s web-based applications. This position will work closely with the Information Technology Services Division and the Office of Advancement to develop effective web content in support of the educational mission of the college.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
• Two years of relevant front- and back-end website development experience including the following concepts, programming languages, and software packages: Linux server operating systems, Apache, MySQL, MariaDB, SQL, HTML, HTML5, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Python, Perl, AJAX, XML, and Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Relevant front- and back-end experience with an open source content management system.
• Strong background in website design and development.
• Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized.
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Key Responsibilities

• Design, create, and implement web-based applications that deliver consistent and appropriate content in support of the marketing strategies of the college.
• Develops and supports relational database systems, custom web applications, and various scripts.
• Adds, updates, and removes content on college websites.
• Assists faculty and staff with web development and posting of web content.
• Assists in designing web graphics.
• This role is designed by the institution as a Position of Trust.
• Performs related duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of web and database systems.
• Knowledge of Linux server operating systems.
• Experience with graphic design software.
• Experience with developing for mobile platforms.
• Knowledge and demonstrated experience with cross-browser and cross-platform web development issues.
• Knowledge of information security best practices.
• Skill in the management of websites.
• Skill in oral and written communication.
• Skill in customer service.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach unofficial transcripts.

Application Deadline

Position open until filled and applications will be screened as received.

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