Website Designer #JR1279

Fort Lewis College   Durango, CO   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on September 5, 2023
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Website Designer (Remote work from Colorado considered) Full-time JR1279

Position Summary: The Web Designer provides basic website design and development for official Fort Lewis College websites, emails, and other digital initiatives. The designer will also provide help desk support for offices and departments that require updates to their websites. And, they will be able to audit existing websites and provide and implement solutions. The employee will be a team player who is detail-oriented and can manage multiple daily tasks. Working remotely from the state of Colorado may be considered for this position.

Job Description:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Provide help desk support for offices and departments that need to update website content and graphics. Design and create new templates, websites, and webpages within the current content management system. Create and optimize website graphics. Ensure content is ADA compliant. Ensure that graphics and designs meet usability and user experience best practices and meet the FLC style guides. Provide support and training to content management team members. Meet project deadlines set by management. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Specialized Skills, and Experience: Website design or development certification such as Microsoft Certified Professional or an associate degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Art, Business, Marketing, Communication, or a related field. Ability to design and code websites with HTML and CSS. Graphic design experience and familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud. 3 years of professional website design experience.

Preferred Education, Specialized Skills, and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Art, Business, Marketing, Communication, or a related field. Ability to write clear and concise web copy for a prospective student audience. Experience with Javascript,, and/or Razor. Understanding of search engine optimization best practices. Understanding of ADA compliance issues and how to resolve them. ​ Experience using and developing for content management systems. Experience working in higher education. Familiarity with the Fort Lewis College culture.

Reports To/Supervisory Responsibility: The Website Designer reports to the Director of Web Development and may supervise student interns as needed.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here represent those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Moderate noise (e.g., a business office with computers, phones, printers, and light traffic). Ability to work in a shared workspace. Ability to sit or stand at a computer workstation for an extended period.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Travel: Less than 5% travel time is expected for this position.

FLSA status/ Position Type/Expected hours of work Exempt Full Time, 1.0 FTE Permanent Full-Year Position. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. office environment. Working remotely from the state of Colorado may be considered for this position.

Compensation The salary range for this position is $50,000 to $55,000, per year, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Application Process

A complete application packet includes:

  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for the position
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references


Application materials received by September 17, 2023, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Notice to Prospective Employees: The Fort Lewis College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report. The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about: Fort Lewis College's alcohol and other drug policy Sexual assault policy Campus security policies Campus/community resources The Colorado Riot Offense Statute restriction on enrollment Where to find registered sex offender information Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years Reporting crimes

The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways: By going to the internet website at: Fort Lewis College Student Affairs Office will also provide a paper copy of the annual security report upon request. You can reach them at (970) 247-7331. Equal Opportunity Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See

Discrimination Questions?

Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator

David Pirrone

192 Education Business Hall

1000 Rim Drive

Durango, Colorado 81301

(970) 247-7182

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?

Office of the Title 9 Coordinator

Kate Suazo

230 Skyhawk Station

1000 Rim Drive

Durango, Colorado 81301

(970) 247-6729

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request. * Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

ADAA Accommodations Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date. About us Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.