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[JOB] NYU Sustainability needs a Web Designer / Developer

Title:                    Sustainability – Developer,
IT, Web, and Graphic Design


If interested, send an email to with your information.


Position Summary

The Developer will assist NYU Sustainability staff and the Sustainability Task Force to:

  1. Develop, design & implement interactive technology projects such as new web pages, forms, tools, videos, & maps for the Sustainability Advocates, Green Grants, Bike Share & other programs
  2. Maintain the NYU Sustainability website,
  3. Support related information technology projects, such as the php/MYSQL database of website functions, contacts, and environmental assessment data ; and the web-based energy feedback / behavior change tool for the NYUnplugged residence hall conservation competition
  4. Develop, design, implement and maintain new and existing graphics and visual materials, such as NYU Sustainability posters, flyers, reports, PDFs, stickers, logo files, and more


Principal Duties

–        Program Coordination: Draft original web content and synthesize other materials to update and maintain the NYU Sustainability site; create a calendar of web projects and priorities; perform regular maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure that the website functions optimally.

–        Project Management: Track progress and set goals for web projects; scope user needs; respond to client requests in a timely fashion; manage both aesthetic and technical site design elements

–        Strategic Planning: Assist with conceptual site development; evaluate usability, traffic and other metrics; support plans for new Sustainability Website 2.0 as part of redesign

–        Logistical Support: Collaborate on graphic and website design; address user issues, etc.

–        Communications: Code HTML emails direct, print, press materials and web content; address queries about website functions and content; support New Media and new social networking content and strategy for NYU Sustainability.


Necessary Skills and Qualifications

–        Advanced computer skills, incl. web research, productivity and presentation software, etc.

–        Advanced web development and data management skills, incl. but not limited to HTML, CSS, php/MYSQL, Google API, content/media management systems, etc.

–        Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; strong clerical and organizational skills

–        Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously; attention to detail

–        Demonstrated experience, interest, or other commitment to environmental issues

–        Creativity, self-directedness, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities


Desired Skills and Qualifications

–        Additional technological proficiencies, including other software platforms (SPSS? ArcGIS? Flash? etc.), programming languages, etc.

–        Experience supervising part-time staff or volunteers


Pay: Time commitment:

$20/ hour   10-20 hours/week school year,

25-35 available in summer


Location:    10 Astor Pl, 7th Floor, in the Office of Sustainability

some work hours may be possible off-site once established