Under very general supervision of the Associate Director of Communication, serve as Web Manager for the Vice Provost for International Affairs (OVPIA) portfolio of websites and custom applications. Websites include the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, its associated programs, Global Cornell, Global Learning, the China Center, and others. Via effective web and digital communication, advance OVPIA's strategic goal to position Cornell as a leading institution for global thinking and action.
Support the communication team by informing the website vision, shaping the future direction of web properties and custom applications, and identifying innovative web opportunities and solutions. Using project management tools, manage daily and cyclical project schedules and deliverables for the growth and maintenance of OVPIA/Einaudi intranet. Research, plan, and implement moderately complex web development projects in Drupal 8, in partnership with CIT's Custom Development team. Support administrative databases and reporting tools for web applications. Plan and lead web content management training for technical and non-technical staff and faculty. Liaise with CIT Custom Development on services they provide for the OVPIA portfolio of websites and custom applications.
Cross-train with other OVPIA IT staff, including the Einaudi Center Network Administrator, to provide IT support and backup as necessary for backup support for Einaudi Center data management and security, AV and conference room management, and phone system needs.
Bachelor's degree and 3 to 4 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in computer or information science.
Experience developing and managing organization or business websites, including current versions of Drupal websites (Drupal 7 or 8).
Proven ability to help conceive and project-manage websites from the ground up, with a clear understanding of the phases of web development.
Experience with Pantheon web hosting. Knowledge of Php server environment.
Clear comprehension of security measures on a web server.
Excellent organizational, project management, and analytical and problem-solving skills.
Enthusiasm for learning emerging technologies and integrating them into projects. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build consensus, manage relationships, interact effectively, and respond constructively when viewpoints differ.
Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively with people at many different levels of the university with widely varying degrees of technical ability.
Proven ability to work independently, prioritize responsibilities, manage multiple priorities and deadlines, and adapt quickly to changing demands.
Ability to exercise mature judgment and demonstrate professionalism in interactions with faculty, staff and administration. at all levels of the university.
Interest in and curiosity about international cultures and affairs.
Professional experience in a higher education setting.
Understanding of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Some experience with Windows workstations and willingness to learn Cornell network management tools.
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