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Laravel Developer

Want to work with a great team, have a variety of work, and provide service to wonderful people? Do all of that while working on a college campus with amazing benefits! EIU Marketing & Communications is searching for a Laravel Developer to join our team and help us continue to provide top-notch solutions to faculty, staff, and students at Eastern Illinois University. We do great work, and we want you to be a part of it!

Our Ideal Candidate is a Laravel Developer with in-depth knowledge of MVC architecture and REST APIs. Understanding of Docker design and yaml files to produce efficient development and production environments. Experience with Github and CI/CD. In addition to these technical skills, our ideal candidate has the ability to scope out projects based on client requirements, great communication skills, a problem-solving mindset, and the desire to keep learning.


  • Liaise with fellow backend and front-end developers.
  • Design and implement web applications that use the Laravel framework.
  • Implement server-side logic to process front inputs.
  • Identify and Xx bugs that are found within code.
  • Interact with SQL databases.
  • Ensure all inputs going to a database have been parameterized.
  • Ensure the appropriate security standards have been implemented.
  • Ensure you've written unit test cases to verify code is performing as expected and to prevent possible security breaches.
  • Create written documentation for the different components.


  • Two years Laravel development experience.
  • Additional requirements include two years of experience developing dynamic sites with PHP; two years of experience writing html/css; and two years of experience working with database systems (mysql or oracle or MS SQL server) in relation to web development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience promoting inclusive excellence.

About the EIU Web Team:

The EIU Web Team is part of EIU Marketing & Communications, which serves all areas on campus by developing marketing materials, websites, web applications, social media, videos, and advertising to help market Eastern Illinois University. We value our people and provide a good work/life balance.

About the University & Community

Eastern Illinois University takes pride in creating a warm, welcome environment for all faculty, staff and students. Established in 1895, EIU boasts a rich, 125-year tradition of preparing students for their personal and professional goals. A traditional regional residential institution, EIU offers a superior education at a relatively low cost while consistently earning high rankings and distinctions for its affordability, academic program quality, career placement rates, campus safety, online degree options, student support, and sustainability initiatives. EIU focuses on individualized attention and superior student relationships and has earned recognition as the highest-ranking independent public regional university in Illinois and a place among the Midwest’s top public regional universities according to U.S. News and World Report. EIU hosts more than 175 student organizations on campus and offers a variety of cultural events, NCAA Division I athletics, and active research opportunities for its students to enjoy and to thrive. EIU has become recognized for providing the resources of a large institution while creating the kinds of individual relationships that support student and alumni success.

Eastern Illinois University is located in Charleston, Illinois – a comfortable and safe east central town within a two-to-three-hour drive of three major metropolitan areas -- Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.

Application Instructions:

Applicant Portfolio: We’d like to get to know you a bit better before your interview! We ask that you provide us with a link to an online portfolio. This could be a website you’ve built that showcases some of your past projects or shows some of your abilities through the website itself. The portfolio could include screenshots, code samples, screencasts, or even write-ups of project details and accomplishments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until Friday, June 17, 2022. Applicants should submit the following via Interfolio: a letter of application indicating how the candidate's background and credentials meet the position's responsibilities and qualifications; a current resume; a list of names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references; and a link to your portfolio. For questions regarding this search, please contact Nathan Atkinson, Search Committee Chair, at


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1536 4th St.
Charleston, IL 61920

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