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Job ID: 190894

Web Developer
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 25, 2022
Title Web Developer
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Tufts University
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Information Technology


The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University brings together biomedical, nutritional, clinical, social, and behavioral scientists to conduct research, educational, and community service programs in the field of human nutrition.

What You'll Do

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Web Developer has primary responsibility for maintaining the Friedman School’s web presence, which can involve everything from updating content to creating new functionality as needed.


Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain, enhance and provide ongoing design of all currently existing websites, including implementing marketing functionality, the creation of special content, and custom designs for clients
  • Design and develop new web pages/sites incorporating user-friendly interfaces (UX / UI)
  • Utilize pre-established web and style guidelines, while including some of your own independent creativity and latitude to perform job functions
  • Partner directly with school faculty, students, and staff to design and deliver content platforms tailored to their needs
  • Collaborate with university level technical teams and external vendors, to deliver a secure and efficient environment for all our digital properties
  • Leverage creativity in approaching problem-solving while building requested services
  • Research, design, and implement user-focused digital structures, databases, and interfaces for ease-of-use while adhering to web standards and progressive accessibility standards
  • May lead or participate on discrete project teams for affiliated and grant project sites


What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of related experience
  • Must have experience working with each of the following: Drupal, WordPress, PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of LAMP stack and basic Apache setup in order to easily collaborate with system administrators as needed
  • Experience working with APIs and Drupal/WordPress
  • Experience with Git and Git workflows
  • Adobe Creative Suite/Other graphic software, for occasional altering/adjusting of assets as needed
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.


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