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Apply now Job no: 98563-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Web Design/Development

Position Summary:

The Drupal Developer is responsible for all facets of website development, including design, programming and technical interface. This person ensures that Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) sites related to programs, promotion, multimedia initiatives, development and outreach meet content, aesthetic and technical standards of Wisconsin Public Radio. The Drupal Developer reports to the Digital Product Manager and is required to work on site at the WPR office in Madison, WI.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Proficiency in development with Drupal 7, including theming, module building, drush and an understanding of the Drupal API.
- Strong experience with standards-compliant, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and Drupal theming
- Rudimentary Knowledge of version control (Git)
- Familiarity with the LAMP stack, and experience in developing with PHP.
- The ability to communicate and explain technical issues with non-technical staff
- Must have a customer service orientation.
- Experience and familiarity with responsive and mobile-first site development
- The ability to work without direct supervision using internal project management tools
- Experience working successfully both independently and with a variety of teams.
- Demonstrated ability to work productively and successfully with diverse people and groups.

- Two to four years of web development experience.
- One to two years of Drupal front-end development experience.
- Active in the Drupal community.
- Strong interest in media and journalism, specifically data journalism and storytelling.
- Familiarity with display ad/pre-roll management and audio/podcasting/livestreaming technologies.

Additional Information:

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the Apply Now button. You will be asked to include a detailed resume; a narrative detailing how your experience relates to the job duties and qualifications for this position; a document with three work samples (URLs preferred) with description of your contribution to that work and a list of at least three professional references (including at least one supervisory reference) with contact information including e-mail.


Betsy Nelson
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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