Web Application Developer

Job Type

Full Time




1 North College Street
United States


Carleton College is seeking an experienced Web Application Developer to help reimagine content management from the ground up as we adopt new tools and migrate to WordPress. As part of the migration, we are modernizing our toolkit, workflows, and approach to web development. The Web Application Developer will have opportunities to work with modern technologies such as PHP 7, server- and client-side JavaScript, MySQL, and other web technologies. This position will be a part of a talented team of experienced designers, developers, and a content specialist.

The Web Application Developer collaborates with campus clients and team members to provide solutions for Carleton’s web needs. As a member of the Web Services Group, they will work with a cross-functional team of IT and marketing professionals to respond to client needs and continuously improve the college’s web presence.

This is a full-time 12-month (1.0 FTE) position and is eligible for Carleton’s full benefits package. 

The successful candidate possesses a bachelor’s degree and has three years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience and has a demonstrated experience developing with WordPress (preferred) or other open source CMS. Preferred qualities include experience with open-source software development and responsive web design, project management methodologies, and course management systems such as Moodle. 

Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2,000 students. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers small town living with a sophisticated feel.

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a health savings account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.  

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete. We accept only online applications. For more specific information about the position and how to apply, visit: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3965.