Senior Digital Specialist, (Media Specialist 5), UCP 8 (Internal Only)

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Job Title: Senior Digital Specialist, (Media Specialist 5), UCP 8
Job ID: 2018500
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

NOTE: This job opening is limited to current University of Connecticut employees only.

Job Posting

The University of Connecticut's Office of University Communications seeks a Senior Digital Specialist to work in a collaborative small-team environment applying expertise and knowledge of web and digital marketing to plan and produce high-profile websites and digital marketing campaigns.


This person will serve as an expert on web and digital strategy, web information architecture, SEO, and analytics for the University and UConn Health.

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Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, marketing, information technology or closely related field; at least five years of experience in web and digital marketing production, two years of which include management or supervision of staff and projects; evidence of masterful writing, project managing, and web production; ability to meet deadlines, take initiative and willingness to work flexible hours when activities fall outside normal working hours; tact and superior interpersonal/communications skills and techniques; knowledge of web and digital marketing operations and the needs of constituents; ability to be a self-starter and work without guidance; ability to make instant judgments based on sound public relations and marketing communications practice and experience


Master's degree in journalism, communications, marketing, information technology or closely related field; experience in web and digital marketing in higher education; experience in web and digital marketing for a healthcare system; experience in client and/or consumer-based web and digital marketing


This is a full-time (35 hrs/week) position at the Storrs Campus.


Please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references via UConn Jobs,, Staff Positions, Search #2018500. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018500)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 19, 2018.

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Posted: 4/6/2018
Application Due: 4/20/2018
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