Web Developer

University Communications


Illinois Wesleyan University is seeking a creative web developer to join our dynamic communications team. The ideal candidate will be a motivated individual who knows industry best practices. We offer a commitment to work-life balance, plus an energetic team-oriented environment that we enjoy every day.  This is a full time, benefits eligible position; remote work will be considered. Generous benefits include health, retirement, and tuition assistance.


Responsibilities will be to develop and maintain the infrastructure of the University website and related services, and will include responsibility for the architecture and function of the website. Specific duties will entail:

  • Maintain the website using HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Becoming proficient in the University’s Content Management System (Omni CMS), which utilizes XML/XSL
  • Work with Communications and Marketing creative teams, with primary emphasis on the iwu.edu website as a student recruitment and fundraising vehicle.
  • Ensure website responsiveness, up-to-date WCAG compliance, and best practices for website security and SEO performance. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education, experience and accomplishment.
  • Demonstrated experience and detailed working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript 
  • Experience in a LAMP Stack environment is beneficial
  • Experience in a modern JS Framework, such as React, Vue or Svelte, is a plus
  • Effective analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.


Application Information:

Please download the application at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/job-openings/.  Feel free to include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Because we’re committed to an environment of diversity and inclusion, we’d love to know about your experiences collaborating in a diverse, multicultural and inclusive setting. References to code samples (personal website, GitHub, etc.), are welcome.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  


Illinois Wesleyan University
Human Resources, Holmes 209
1312 N. Park Street
Bloomington, IL  61701
Email:  hr@iwu.edu
Fax:  309-556-1710 (please use cover sheet)


The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation. Per the Governor's August 26, 2021 Executive Order regarding COVID-19 vaccination, personnel in the higher education setting will need to either provide proof of vaccination, or apply for a medical/disability or religious exemption. All those not fully vaccinated will be required to participate in weekly COVID testing.


Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must reside and be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  Continued employment is conditioned upon maintaining work authorization throughout the employment term.

Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer.  Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconductPolicy.html.  Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.