Web Developer, Research Services (20001118)

Position Information
Status receiving applications; interviewing in progress
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department Carolina Population Center-631100
Working Title Web Developer
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Research
Position Posting Category Information Technology
Salary Range $74,500 - $94,500
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0003664
Position ID 00058842; 20001118
Posting Open Date 03/28/2019
Application Deadline 06/14/2019
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Start Date 05/20/2019
Position Summary

The Carolina Population Center (CPC) is a community of scholars and professionals collaborating on interdisciplinary research and methods that advance understanding of population issues. The Center extends its resources to path-breaking work across the U.S. and in more than 50 other countries and makes its findings available to global audiences. Its nationally recognized training programs educate the next generation of population scholars. CPC’s Research Services units provide technical skills and experienced professional staff to CPC faculty fellows, their research projects, other center staff, center trainees, and visiting scholars.

This position is a part of CPC’s Research Services. Its primary responsibility is to develop and maintain web sites and web-based applications for the center and its research projects. The principal functions of this position are:

- Web development: Implement and maintain web sites and applications. This often includes gathering requirements and developing specifications and implementation plans.

- User support: Respond to and resolve issues with supported web sites and applications including general requests for assistance by end users.

- Systems configuration and maintenance: Assist in general web software administration.

Note: This recruitment is for two (2) Web Developer positions. By applying, you will be considered for both positions.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution; or Bachelor’s degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in business application consulting or development; or Associate’s degree in Computer Programming and two years of experience in application consulting or development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications and Experience

The following skills, knowledge, and abilities are required:
- PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery.
- Experience designing and querying complex MySQL or MariaDB database schemas.
- Strong attention to detail with ability to proceed with shifting requirements, adapt to changes in priorities, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and manage work flow processes under time sensitive project deadlines.
- Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with customers, including international audiences.
- Ability to work well as a member of a team and/or independently, with limited day-to-day supervision.

The following are preferred:
- WordPress, Laravel, Plone, Python, Git, Linux, Apache, Postgres, DataVerse, SharePoint, and Office 365.
- Experience with front-end UI and UX design including responsive designs with frameworks such as Bootstrap, data visualization with frameworks such as D3.js, and web accessibility.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to be able to perform detailed root cause analysis and resolution in a production support environment.
- Experience working on international research projects in an academic setting.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Department Contact Information
Department Contact Name and Title Connie Padgett, Dept Mgr
Department Contact Telephone or Email connie_padgett@unc.edu
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Business & Technology Applications Analyst-Contributing position.
    • Master’s or Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
    • Bachelor's degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in business application consulting or development.
    • Associate's degree in Computer Programming and one year of experience in application consulting or development.
    • A combination of post high school education and related experience to equal five years (e.g. 1 year toward degree and 4 years of related experience)
    • None of the above.

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