Web Design Specialist

Dahlonega, GA
Sep 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Web Design Specialist

Position Number: 53056858

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 09/18/2017

Salary Minimum: $19.72 / hour

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Web Design Specialist. The Web Design Specialist is instrumental in the design and production of effective collateral materials for the Advancement Office as well as the design and enhancement of the UNG Foundation website and online giving pages. Reporting to the Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship and in collaboration with the Development team, this position will design, implement and manage online giving pages for each of the University's Colleges as well as general donation pages and special event pages, all using Blackbaud's NetCommunity.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Web Design Specialist will:
  • Design, implement and maintain Advancement website, including general information pages, Foundation pages, event pages, and online giving pages. Collaborate with Development Officers to create dynamic, user-friendly, aesthetically appealing webpages that will attract and inform donors, generating increased online donations.
  • Collaborate with Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship and Assistant Director of Donor Relations in design and production of collateral materials that effectively communicate, inform and thank our donors. Publications will include but are not limited to annual endowment reports, Foundation Annual Report, new donor welcome packets, special purpose fundraising pieces, Thanksgiving cards and other collateral as needed.
  • Manage NetCommunity users, security and interface with Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge. Manage Online Express in Raiser's Edge.
  • Review, recommend and oversee software needs for website, online giving, crowdfunding and other digital communications.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic and time management skills.
  • HTML and Website design
  • Social Media knowledge
  • Publication design experience
  • Creative writing background helpful
  • Understanding of cross-generational marketing key
  • NetCommunity experience a plus

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing, journalism, English, graphic design, or web related field.
  • Three to five years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.