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-029724
About Tarleton State University
Tarleton State University, offering its own brand of personal attention, a unique history, and an exciting future, is founding member of The Texas A&M University System.
Founded as John Tarleton College in 1899, today's university offers cutting-edge academic facilities and world-class faculty with extensive real-world experience.
With its main campus in Stephenville, Tarleton offers centers in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS-Bryan and a global campus for state-of-the-art online programs. Extending the reach of educational value, Tarleton has boosted its selection of online graduate and undergraduate programs through classes in these centers.
Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.
More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.
Tarleton's research cent...ers are daily searching for solutions to global problems. For instance, the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research conducts analyses to address environmental issues facing the state and nation, while the Southwest Regional Dairy Center, using an almost $1 million grant, is working on ways to turn animal waste into a viable energy source.
Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.