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Created: April 3, 2014


Hiring department        Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin

Posting number            14-03-20-01-9351

Required Application Materials
  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Additional Information:

Responsible for the development, maintenance, compliance, and continuity of a comprehensive website and directly related websites for the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History under the direction of the digital project manager.

Essential Functions
Provide programming and technical support in both the evaluation and re-purposing of existing web applications and development of new applications for the public and staff websites. Develop user-friendly, standards-compliant application interfaces. Ensure compliance with applicable policies on website usage, security, accessibility, and standards. Develop new Web pages and sub-sites, create/modify/style site content within existing departmental site structures. Compile reports of usage statistics and evaluate site quality/efficiency within established UT Web standards and security policies. Attend meetings and/or participate in consultations with departmental clients concerning site/application maintenance, modification, and design. Adapt conventional information resources to internet purposes, using web applicable language skills. Keep current with Web development trends, standards, and technologies.

Marginal/Incidental functions
Other related functions as assigned.
Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Graphic Art, or related field. Two to three years of professional webmaster or web maintenance experience. One year experience with MySQL/PHP, Javascript, and Drupal developments. Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, RSS, and XML. One year of systems design, analysis and programming or developing web based applications. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Skills scores
  • Spelling (score on file)
  • Typing (score on file)

Preferred Qualifications
Experience providing programming support in an academic environment. Experience building web databases. Experience with SASS and Compass. Experience with XSLT. Knowledge of web application security considerations. Website management experience. Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and collaborative manner as well as to meet challenging situations with flexibility (meet deadlines). Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in writing and in oral presentation. Demonstrated professional demeanor and appearance.

Working conditions
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 Rules)

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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