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Web Developer for Marketing & Communications

University/Agency Eastern Illinois University
Civil Service Classification Information Technology Technical Associate
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Posting Duration 10/12/2020 - 11/1/2020
Probationary Period 12 months

Job Description

Want to work on a great team, have a variety of work, and provide service to wonderful people? Do all of that while working on a college campus with amazing benefits! EIU Marketing & Communications is searching for a web developer to join our team and help us continue to provide top-notch solutions to faculty, staff, and students at Eastern Illinois University. We do great work and we want to be a part of it!

Our Ideal Candidate
Is self-driven, but enjoys collaborating and working together. Is comfortable building solutions from the ground-up as well as occasionally working on existing systems. Knows the foundation of a wonderful web application is great code which is maintainable, secure, clean, and well-designed. Is user-focused, ensuring that they build a great experience for an audience they take the time to understand.

• Write clean, fast PHP7 code
• Code-up html pages from Photoshop designs
• Meet with clients and develop solutions that can meet their needs
• Troubleshoot, test, and maintain a variety of systems that connect with all aspects of campus
• Connect with third-party APIs and other campus systems (Banner, Oracle, Mailgun, Twilio, etc.)

About the EIU Web Team
The EIU Web Team is part of EIU Marketing & Communications, which serves all areas on campus developing marketing materials, websites, web applications, social media, videos, and advertising to help market Eastern Illinois University. We value our people and provide a good work/life balance.


• Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript
• Front-end development experience
• Working with APIs
• Laravel knowledge is preferred, but not needed

Must be or become an Illinois resident within 6 months of taking the position. Two years of work experience in an IT-related profession or college coursework in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely-related discipline. 60 semester hours or Associate’s Degree equals one year; 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor’s Degree equals two years.

Additional requirements include two years’ experience developing dynamic sites with PHP, ASP, PERL, Ruby, or Python; two years’ experience writing html/css; and two years’ experience working with database systems (mysql or oracle or MS SQL server) in relation to web development. Candidates who qualify for an on-campus interview will be asked to provide an online portfolio.




Web Developer for Marketing & Communications

Contact Information

University/Agency Eastern Illinois University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Donna Noffke
Phone Number 217-581-3911
Address Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Comments The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants. Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – Web Developer for Marketing & Communications register.

To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references . Deadline for application is November 1, 2020.