Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is looking to bring a full-time digital product director to our Strategic Communications and Marketing team. The Digital Product Director will be responsible for guiding the production and management of the department's web projects and will collaborate across multiple teams to ensure projects are completed on time, on budget, and at the highest level of quality.
This role involves is both tactical and strategic, requiring elements of product strategy, content strategy, and project management. We're looking for someone who's highly organized, self-motivated, and passionate about creating intuitive, human digital experiences for people dealing with illness and looking for help.
Duties and responsibilities:
1. Work with Chief Creative Officer and Marketing Director to define vision for digital products and experiences. 2. Create and enforce project plans, schedules, deliverable lists, and timelines across multiple teams. 3. Communicate project updates within the team and with other stakeholders. 4. Assess content needs from both an audience and stakeholder POV. 5. Develop content strategy, taxonomy and hierarchy. 6. Control project management tools. 7. Manage collection of assets and information from multiple internal divisions. 8. Create technical specifications based on individual project needs as needed. 9. Seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new projects/ideas.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience. plus (4) years of related experience.
Preferred: B.A. in Communications, Journalism or similar skill set.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The successful incumbent will have experience working with
7+ years' experience in content strategy, preferably in a healthcare setting. 5+ years' experience in Drupal or other content management systems. Significant experience in large, site wide revisions for a major organization. Noted ability to launch digital projects meant to be scaled-up in time. Experience with project management tools like Slack and Trello. Experience working with developers, creative teams, and executives. Strong writing and editing skills. Highly organized and able to keep tight deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in healthcare organizations (preferably surgery). Experience with Drupal websites. Experience conducting/coordinating user research and testing. projects at once.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174966
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