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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Web Site Designer/Developer

Reports to: Website Strategist

UW Job Code: 3015

UW Job Family: 38

SOC Code: 15-1021

Pay Grade: 22

Date: July 01, 2008

Job Purpose:

Design, develop and maintain the University's main web site; gather and publish information on designated web pages using web-based software tools.  Assist others with their departmental websites.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree in a related field


3 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Established programming procedures and programming languages.
  • Internet/intranet network systems.
  • Principles, procedures, and standards of integrated web site structuring and design.
  • Electronic filing systems and document archives.
  • Computer applications for web site development.
  • Current alternatives in available web site software and hardware.
  • Current authoring languages, editing and authoring tools, and related website technologies.
  • Internet operations and functionality, and of a wide range of internet programming and design tools.
  • Computer graphics development and layout.
  • HTML, DHTML, CSS, ASP, JavaScript, PHP, Web page creation, and Web site maintenance.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Effectively manage time and schedules.
  • Work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Proof-read and edit.
  • Use computerized page layout and design software.
  • Evaluate new and evolving website technologies.
  • Plan effective and organized web site(s).
  • Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Troubleshoot, run tests, analyze, and resolve web site problems.
  • Design/maintain web links.
  • Evaluate/enhance web site performance.
  • Provide graphic support.
  • Develop policy recommendations related to web site development/usage.
  • Translate technical information into user-friendly program documentation.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Design, develop and maintain the University’s main and subordinate web pages using web-based software tools.

Assist departments with the design and/ or development of college/department level web sites. Help users troubleshoot college/department web sites.

Market the University’s web site for greater visibility and accessibility.

Check and correct links throughout the University system; troubleshoot problems with appropriate personnel.

Coordinate with other web users to develop policy recommendations for appropriate use of web resources.

Discusses and/ or refers technical issues to the appropriate personnel in the Division of Information Technology.

Supplemental Functions:

Follows trends in web development and software products and recommends integration within University system.
Provide graphic support for web sites and publications.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment; regular exposure to video terminal displays.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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