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The SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Web Specialist is responsible for implementing the SEO strategy for Saint Joseph’s University, building and maintaining webpages and contributing to the University’s many digital projects. Reporting to the Director of Web, this position will support the web and marketing goals of the University.
Primary Responsibilities: - Implement the University’s SEO strategy and look for ways to continually optimize webpages to increase utilization and improve University communication efforts. - Manage and create new webpages in the University’s content management system (Drupal). - Maintain University web standards and employ best practices on website management. - Design and contribute to creating positive user experience on University webpages. - Use Google analytics data to inform and implement changes or enhancements on the website. - Collaborate with the Associate Director of Social Media and Marketing Specialist on opportunities to optimize on social media platforms to drive traffic to the University website. - Assist the web team with managing web projects.
Secondary Responsibilities: - Survey and maintain the University’s websites to ensure compliance with government regulations and mandates including web accessibility. - Assist with ensuring the University brand is properly represented in digital and web communications. - Other duties as assigned.
Required: - Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Web Design or Communications. - At least 3 years of experience in SEO and web writing. - Demonstrated experience in content management systems. - Experience with or comfort with multimedia and social media. - Proficiency with Google Analytics. - Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred: Familiarity with higher education industry and dynamics. Knowledge of WCAG website accessibility standards
- The position may require long periods spent in front of a computer. - Occasional weekend and after hours work may be required.
About Saint Joseph's University
For over 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has been engaging men and women in a rigorous Jesuit education that empowers them to become leaders in their industries and communities. An expansive liberal arts curriculum that serves as a foundation for all students, combined with programs tailored to meet the needs of complex and evolving fields prepare students for all of their post-graduate pursuits. As a Jesuit institution, guided by a faith that promotes justice, Saint Joseph’s University educates for a higher purpose; service is central to the Jesuit identity, and students are expected to improve the common good by utilizing their skills and knowledge to promote tolerance, compassion and social justice.