Website Developer

Howard University

Washington, DC

Job posting number: #7236021

Posted: April 10, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The website developer works with various internal clients including staff, administrators and faculty for the purpose of gathering information to support DAR website development projects. This position also may work with students in gathering information for projects.


Create, design and maintain web pages, following University brand guidelines, to support DAR communication and fundraising campaigns.

Collaborate with various stakeholders in the management of projects for the DAR website.

Coordinate CMS training and establish cadre of website content editors.

Work closely with OUC and its website vendor to address issues that impact effective operation of the DAR site.

Stay abreast on latest news, trends and technology in website development and content management.

Track website analytics and monitor SEO, use findings to strengthen positioning and efficiency and make recommendations for improvements.

Monitor DAR website content regularly to maintain timely information, accuracy and consistency.

Use project management system to organize, execute and evaluation project requests related to the DAR website.

Establish and use best practices in the development and monitoring of the DAR website.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Strong understanding of web development and design, content creation and project management

Experience using content management systems, preferably Drupal, and project management platforms to update content and ensure an effective process for project completion

Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, HTML and JavaScript to create and execute digital communications for the website

Experience working both collaboratively and effectively on teams as well as individually to successfully execute projects

Experience with graphic design from concept to completion

Experience writing, editing and proofreading creative content for the website

Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with various audiences

Ability to be a problem solver using creativity, resourcefulness and flexibility

Ability to observe and understand user behavior and apply these insights to improve the user experience

Ability to clearly communicate reasoning to support creative choices

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with varying deadlines while working in a fast-paced, high performance environment

Knowledge of and familiarity with camera and other devices to photograph and videotape DAR and related University events, as well as image manipulation for website posting


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field

Three years of experience that includes website development, content management systems and graphic design

Experience in academic setting preferred

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Job posting number:#7236021
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Online Job Advertising
United States
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