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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).


Along with specific items listed under each job posting’s “To apply” heading, you will need to complete and submit a Norwich University Employment Application.

Front End Developer


This position specializes in clean, standards-compliant, accessbile x/html, CSS and Javascript. Maintenance/enhancement of existing site and creation of subsites are the primary responsibility of this position. Ideal candidate will work well in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment, will be able to quickly familiarize themselves with Norwich’s primary web presence, and will be able to problem solve and work independently.


• Previous development experience and portfolio
• Ability to hand-code semantic, efficient, standards-compliant X/HTML markup and CSS
• Familiar with Javascript, DOM scripting
• Familiar with principles of separation of presentation, content, and interaction and progressive enhancement.
• Ability to achieve cross-browser compatibility
• Solid understanding of web design, accessibility, usability, search engine optimization and information architecture
• Solid foundation is use of Adobe Creative Suite and basic graphic design principles
• Comfortable with Mac environment
• Strong communications skills including detailed documentation writing/code commenting, confident face-to-face communication ability, and concise written (email) communication

In addition, knowledge of WordPress as a CMS, jQuery framework, usability testing, Google Analytics, php, and ajax is a plus.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Front End Developer Search, via email:

Dec. 2, 2011

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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