About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Web Producer is responsible for the accuracy, consistency and functionality of the College of Professional Studies' (CPS) website(s) and related digital properties. In addition, the Web Producer will plan, manage and maintain processes for the regular review, approval and updating of website content, and will be the resident expert in and trainer for the CPS's content management system. In collaboration with the CPS Communications team, the Web Producer will drive the digital asset collection, optimization, and in some cases creation.
Responsibilities: The Web Producer will also troubleshoot issues related to website data integrity or functionality; utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices in development of new website pages and content; utilize analytics tools to produce regular reports of business related metrics and overall website health; maintain strict brand standards across all Northeastern CPS digital properties; and maintain editorial, grammatical and quality standards on CPS websites under the Web Producer's control.
The Web Producer will also keep current with emerging web technologies and web content issues; process and pay for ongoing website maintenance projects with outside firms, as needed; work closely with key stakeholders, including Academic and Faculty Affairs, curriculum decision-makers, CPS IT team, Northeastern University Information Technology Services (ITS), Enrollment Management, Registrar's Office, Academic Advising, Northeastern University External Affairs marketing team and others.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 4-6 years' experience, preferably in higher education.
This position requires high-level knowledge of front-end website development concepts, current and emerging technologies and programming.
The individual in this position must be creative and possess critical thinking, analytical, and organizational and project management skills in a fast-paced, customer and deadline-driven environment.
Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
Excellent written and verbal communication, including strong editing, grammar, and proofreading skills, and ability to effectively present reports and solutions to colleagues.
Experience with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and website analytics. Google Analytics knowledge preferred
Content and communications experience a plus. Graphic design, photography, and videography skills, as well as proficiency in design software applications preferred.
Working knowledge of Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite programs required.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: 11
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.