Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 1816951
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Web Developer

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Draft applications are saved automatically and can be accessed through your candidate home account. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or

For UNR Med professional job postings, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno seeks innovative candidates for a Web Developer position in Marketing & Communications. The Web Developer is responsible for translating approved website designs and prototypes into standards-based websites within the University of Nevada, Reno's (UNR) content management system (CMS). With a focus on ack-end development, the position proactively manages the CMS and related administration and quality assurance activities. The Web Developer also consults on the integration of other web-based technologies and manages student interns as needed.

Duties Include

-Collaborate with Marketing & Communications colleagues in planning and strategizing websites that achieve organizational objectives.

-Create necessary schemas, templates and style sheets that pass relevant validation tests and are accessible to disabled users.

-Design, develop, analyze, modify, support and debug web-based applications using the .Net Framework and a variety of programming languages

-Ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 508 compliance, WCAG 2.0 Level AA, and related regulations

-Manage users, groups and relevant security and permissions

-Offer regular CMS training to new and current users

-Develop and maintain a comprehensive CMS user manual

-Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and two (2) years or Master's degree and one (1) year of related professional work experience

Related Experience: website and/or web based application development; electronic accessibility standards

Preferred Qualifications

-Knowledge of backend programming languages such as C#

-Knowledge of frontend programming languages such as HTML and CSS

-Experience with website accessibility standards

-Experience with a content management system


Variable work hours

Compensation Grade


Salary Schedules

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Marketing & Communications

The mission of Marketing and Communications ("MarCom," for short) is to advance the University of Nevada, Reno's reputation and enrollment by creating smart, measurable marketing and communications that showcase this dynamic university, which is ranked in the top tier of national universities by U.S. News & World Report and is remarkable for its culture of student success, world-improving research and outreach that enhances communities and business. For more information, please visit:


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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