Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Washington, D.C.


Web Developer Georgetown University's Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Web Developer Georgetown University's Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship

The Web Developer participates in the design and development of websites and web application projects for the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS). S/he manages development tasks include coding, testing, and supporting applications and their underlying databases. The incumbent also collaborates with other CNDLS staff on designing user interfaces and application structure.

Web Development

- Participates in iterative design and development discussions of web projects.
- Implements development tasks toward the completion of web projects.
- Collaborates with members of the development team and other staff on designing and developing user interfaces.
- Maintains and updates existing codebase and web projects.

Faculty Support

- Participates in consultations with faculty around the use of technology in the classroom.
- Assists in documentation of and training in the use of CNDLS web applications.
- Provides courteous general faculty support service as a point of contact by telephone, email, or in the office.

Server Administration & Maintenance

- Provides administrative support for routine maintenance of server level applications.
- Installs and administers testing server environments and other server level development tools for development team.
- Deploys applications on servers (Georgetown and external servers).

Research and New Applications

- Researches new technologies that have the potential to improve teaching and learning in the classroom.
- Researches, experiments, and recommends new development frameworks methods that further the team's experience and expertise.


- Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science or other related field
- One-four years of experience in web development
- Working with WordPress (designing and developing plugins and themes)
- Create dynamic prototypes, interactions and animations using CSS and JavaScript (Working Knowledge of Query is required)
- Experience with Git and with Django (or similar frameworks)
- Practical knowledge of responsive web development
- Have general experience with server-side technology, including PHP and Python
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Value mentorship, learning and sharing knowledge
- Insight of user-center design and knowledge of web design principles

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with Bootstrap (or other similar frameworks)
- Experience with Apache web server
- Experience with RHEL
- Experience with Heroku and AWS

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Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:
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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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  • .net
  • css
  • git
  • php
  • teaching