Assistant Director of Web Development, UX and Content
Job no: 497161
Work type: Staff
Location: San Jose
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Marketing/Communications
About the Position
The Assistant Director of Web Development, UX and Content will play a critical role in the Strategic Communications and Marketing (StratComm/Marketing) department. Under limited supervision of the Interim Director of Special Projects and Project Management for Communications, the incumbent will ensure that the SJSU website and its top-level subdomains offer website visitors a modern and engaging experience. This will be achieved by collaborating closely with StratComm/Marketing staff and other communications staff/stakeholders throughout SJSU. The incumbent will create web content strategy, develop/write web content, and build webpages as well as analyze website analytics and educate website content authors about our standards, guidelines, and best practices for the web. This role will also be instrumental in conducting user interface and user design assessment, recommendations and implementation; identifying and resolving website bugs, executing the website content strategy, working with stakeholders and vendors to plan and develop new website features, and developing the long-term vision for the institute's web presence – in collaboration with StratComm/Marketing team members, SJSU IT and other campus stakeholders. The Assistant Director will oversee the planning, maintenance, and accessibility of SJSU-owned and generated website content and content-related services. The incumbent will own process improvement across the department in collaboration with SJSU IT and other campus communications staff/stakeholders. The incumbent will also ensure the layout, positioning, navigation, and look and feel of content is consistent across the university. The incumbent will oversee one staff who serves as the Web and User Experience Designer.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Internal Number: 497161
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