Web Content Specialist

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleWeb Content SpecialistRequisition NumberRE20674Working TitleDepartment Name14450:Marketing and Brand StrategyWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level45Salary Range$44,762-73,861/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday – Friday; and 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky is seeking a creative and analytical individual with digital marketing experience to join its web communications team. This position will execute content strategy and management for the university’s high profile web properties, as well as provide training and consultation to college and departmental web communications staff. They will collaborate with other teams in University Relations to produce impactful digital experiences for a variety of audiences.

The Web Content Specialist will play an important role in the success and adoption of the university’s web platform through training and content strategy consultation. They will be a brand advocate for site development throughout uky.edu, and represent the needs of users during web product development and web governance processes.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in developing and implementing clear web content strategy, proven written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to develop, improve, and implement best practices and procedures. They will be eager to develop experience as an internal advocate for the university brand. They should feel comfortable developing their skill as a Drupal CMS power user. The successful candidate will enjoy collaborating with a variety of university constituents and stakeholders, from non-technical departmental content creators to c-tier campus leadership. Although this position is part of a collaborative team, they will also be capable of managing daily tasks and large projects on schedule.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Drupal Content Management System;
Web Content Strategy Development;
Web Application Training; and
Accessible Web Content Creation (WCAG2, Section 508).

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply10/23/2019University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your years of experience editing, writing content, and designing materials for the Web.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in developing and producing branded marketing content?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in developing and presenting training classes and/or workshops?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please summarize your experience with website creation and strategy, specifically with Drupal (if relevant).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/10/2019
    Application Due: 10/26/2019
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