Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
FT/PT: Full Time
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Web Manager is responsible for the management, maintenance, and improvement of the functionality, presentation, and content of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities' website. They will ensure the high performance of all CSSH web properties, which provide information, drive enrollment, and enhance the reputation of the College.
The Web Manager will serve as the primary point of contact for technical website issues throughout the College's units and as administrator for the content management system. The role will encompass regularly updating the home page, adding/consolidating pages as needed, as well as assisting units with content updates including, but not limited to, news and events, calendar listings, showcase and gallery features, faculty and staff additions and program updates.
The Manager will consistently document changes, fixes, and issues. They will build and/or edit content and graphics as needed, monitor and report on web analytics, and proactively recommend improvements. Optimizing individual pages and sites for search is another priority.
As the College seeks to redesign their website, the Web Manager will provide advice and guidance for selecting a vendor and work closely with that vendor's development team to ensure a smooth transition to a new design and architecture.
The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in website development, computer science, information systems, communications or a related field and at least 4 years related work experience. Previous experience in higher education preferred. The ideal candidate will have professional experience with web content management and analytics, as well as the following attributes:
Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, customer service, and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and project management skills
Strong ability to manage multiple assignments while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Fluency in WordPress themes and plugins
Experience with SEO, SEM and website analytics
The ability to work well independently, within a team environment and with external vendors as well as a variety of internal audiences
Self-motivated and reliable Content and communications experience a plus. Graphic design, photography, and videography skills, as well as proficiency in design software applications, are also pluses
Please include a resume and cover letter. You may also attach a web design/development portfolio or a document with a link to an online portfolio
Requisition Number: STFR005311
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