Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

All newly hired employees must provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccination or submit their request for an exemption on religious or medical grounds within seven (7) calendar days from their employment start date.


Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.




Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled web developer to join our team that can consistently raise the bar on quality code development, creativity, and user experiences. The ideal candidate is passionate about their work and has a strong desire to grow professionally. The web developer will have the opportunity to have an immediate impact on designing, coding, and modifying NU's websites.

Essential Duties

  • Build, design, and maintain Niagara University websites.
  • Support the various information systems that interface with the university websites.
  • Continuously evaluate the design and functionality of supported websites and applications, and makes thoughtful and significant recommendations for improvements.
  • Provide training, documentation, and support for departmental content managers.
  • Create email templates using HTML.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University. Any question regarding the confidentiality of material should be referred to the supervisor. Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluent in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other relevant web design coding languages.
  • Experience developing, managing, and optimizing websites using content management systems.
  • Demonstrate experience using PHP and SQL driven web development, using MySQL or similar, database structures
  • Understanding of software used to provide web-based services.
  • Experience using a variety of graphic design, multimedia production, and related packages.
  • Assist in creating and modifying content for SEO optimization.
  • Collaborate with team members; maintain a flexible approach and a willingness to accept feedback.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, manage time efficiently and handle multiple projects in a timely fashion.
  • Keep up-to-date on emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them to operations and activities.
  • Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries, and communicate with others by telephone or email with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity with proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine, and fax.
  • Ability to read and comprehend the English language sufficiently to be able to read and understand various forms, documentation, files, and information in the department.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
  • A minimum of two years of experience working with web-based development and maintenance is required.

Additional Notes

Position eligible to participate in the Remote Work Program offered by the University after the probation period.

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