October 16, 2017

Web Developer

Lafayette College seeks a web developer who enjoys solving problems, learning new things, and working with a team to help the College achieve its goals. Our collaborative IT environment has a long history of embracing open source initiatives and working with — or even help building — communities inside and outside of the institution.

As a member of Information Technology Services, the candidate will work with the College community to design, develop, and maintain web-based applications. Programming skills are essential and ideal candidates will have experience with open source applications. Applications in use at Lafayette include WordPress and Moodle. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing themes and plugins for open source web applications
  • Supporting the maintenance and deployment of web applications at the College
  • Creating¬† websites that are easily accessible to all
  • Reporting, troubleshooting, and fixing bugs in web applications
  • Talking with people to understand their needs and then designing an appropriate solution
  • Crafting effective solutions to simple and complex workflow challenges


  • Working knowledge of a server-side programming language
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Willingness to learn new operating systems
  • Familiarity with version control tools such as Git

If interested in the position, please submit application materials using the following website:  http://apply.interfolio.com/46228