OPS (Advertised) WordPress Developer

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Work type: OPS (Temporary)
Location: Main Off Campus
Categories: Information Systems/Technology

Classification Title:

OPS (Advertised) WordPress Developer

Job Description:

This position is responsible for

  • Website and application development support
  • WordPress theme and plugin development
  • Working with Project Coordinator



Hours of work:

Up to 20 hours per week.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm, occasional overtime, weekends and off-hours.

Type of Appointment:

OPS (Temporary)

Hourly Rate:

$20-25 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires an undergraduate’s degree, in computer programming, computer science, or a related field with strong WordPress experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of the WordPress platform
  • Development experience building plugins, themes, templates, custom fields, multisite, integrations, and caching implementations
  • 1+ years of professional experience working with and staying current in the latest advances in web technologies, highly preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in Digital Media, Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Analyze problems and help create innovative solutions involving technology, methodology, tool, and solution components
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Strong understanding of back-end development (PHP, MySQL)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, or Mercurial
  • Experience building/optimizing RESTful APIs, APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Extensive experience with code versioning tools like GitHub
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Analyze problems and help create innovative solutions involving technology, methodology, tool, and solution components
  • Ability to meet deadlines with excellent time management skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills

Additional Application Materials Requirement:

In the cover letter, in a small paragraph, please describe your experience with WordPress and statistics (results of data analysis) projects.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Position pays $20-25 per hour, for up to 20 hours per week, through January, February 2022. Position may be extended, based on the needs of the center.

Benefit Eligibility:

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.  OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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