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Requisition ID:  2363

Web Graphic Designer

Job Summary

Purdue University's Department of Entomology is seeking a Web Designer and Developer to manage, maintain, and enhance the department's internal and external web-based resources, properties, and systems. This position will directly assist the department's faculty, staff, and administrative personnel in a variety of web-based activities. This position will report to and work directly with the department’s Academic IT Specialist as well as interact regularly with Purdue’s College of Agriculture IT and Web development groups. The person filling this role should be a professional, flexible, detail-oriented, helpful, and conscientious worker who values high quality work in an environment of collaboration and continual learning.



  • Designing and maintaining of web pages/sites
  • Content management using WordPress, SharePoint, ModX, DokuWiki, Cascade, etc.
  • Maintenance of existing and development of new interactive web sites using PHP, MySQL, and other related tools
  • Graphic design of logos, brochures, newsletters, and other visual communication products



  • Bachelor's degree in Web Design, Programming or a related field
  • 1 year of related work experience
  • In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience; Associate's degree + 3 years of experience and a HS diploma/GED + 5 years of experience
  • Strong technical expertise in HTML, PHP, CSS, MySQL 
  • Experience with SharePoint, ASP, ModX, wiki systems, graphics design tools, desktop publishing tool
  • Strong experience with WordPress, including multi-site configuratio
  • Knowledge of and experience designing web content adherent to ADA Section 50
  • Experience working with social media, e.g., OG meta tags, SEO, analytics



  • Experience with Unix/Linux, including a working knowledge or management of web server   environments (Apache, Nginx, etc) and database servers (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Technical expertise in jQuery, JavaScript, and AJAX
  • Experience with large-scale poster printing


Updated: 11/6/2019

Additional Information:
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette