Applications accepted only online at: https://www.tarleton.edu/jobs/
Working for Assistant Vice President of Marketing & Communications, the Director of Web Services is responsible for the strategic planning, development, execution and implementation of the universityâ™s website. The director will oversee the appearance, content and interactivity of the universityâ™s website. Ensure that the website meets the highest standards of branding, editorial and graphic quality, consistency and adheres to best practices involving site architecture, navigation, process flows, page-level interactions, functionalities, usability and accessibility; Work Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday or as work requirements dictate.
35% Directs overall university web strategy related to site layout, content priorities and site usability/accessibility consistent with Tarleton branding and marketing guidelines. Researches and implements strategic marketing initiatives through the use of the website.
25% Supervises the Manager of Web Technology and the Web Communications Specialist, and student content interns for Tarletonâ™s seven colleges. Compiles site analytics and assists in the evaluation of the effectiveness of the universityâ™s web presence, researches potential improvements and alternatives, recommends and implements changes.
20% Manages training, monitoring and mentoring of university content authors and editors to ensure conformity of content and design across the university website. Ensures that the website is in compliance with The Texas A&M University System, state of Texas and federal laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and procedures.
15% Promotes the university website as a marketing and information tool. Maintains currency with industry trends in web communications and marketing technologies and implements when appropriate.
5% Performs other duties as assigned. Provides support to the Assistant Vice President of Marketing & Communications as needed.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 10 years of professional work experience that includes at least 7 years of web development/design and writing effective targeted content for online communications and 7 years of leadership/management experience. Must have experience with content management systems, HTML and information architecture.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must demonstrate a broad-based understanding of the role played by web and electronic communications, particularly for academic institutions. Must demonstrate proficiency with current technology for performance of duties, including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite. Strong understanding of server and network technologies, user interfaces and web applications. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated service-minded, project management approach focused on building and maintaining positive relationships with internal clients and external vendors.
Internal Number: R-021585
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *