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Web Communications Manager

Job description


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-16
Req: R-791


1358-NN - Web Coordinator

Business Title:

Web Communications Manager



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Works as the primary administrator of the website, configuring modules and plugins, authoring or modifying themes, creating dynamic webpages and configuring user permissions. Works on the front end of the website ensuring consistency of brand by working within WSU brand guidelines and overseeing the development of web content (photos, graphics and written content). Regularly analyzes and reports website metrics, identifies trends and responds accordingly. Ensures that the website meets the needs of the institution and its constituents with attention to usability and in compliance with federal and state accessibility guidelines. Stays current on web technologies, web standards and industry best practices. Works to maintain web security and coordinates with IT security officers. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Reports to the Campus Director of Marketing and Communications.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in information science or related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in website design, development and maintenance. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

Advanced professional knowledge of modern website development and design. Proficiency coding HTML, CSS and SCSS, modifying PHP-driven web templates, and intermediate scripting using JavaScript and relevant code libraries to create dynamic webpages.

Preferred Qualifications:

An additional three (3) years of related experience for a total of six (6) years.

Proficiency of web usability, search engine optimization and web analytics.

Proficiency of other web scripting languages and databases used to create dynamic webpages.

Proficiency in installation, configuration and customization of Drupal, including configuring modules or plugins, and creating a custom theme or template that matches WSU’s graphic identity guidelines.

Proficiency of web security best practices and experience with user permissions.

Proficiency in developing and maintaining sites that meet web-accessibility standards.

Proficiency in developing sites running on a Linux server using Apache, MySQL and PHP.

Excellent web content creation and writing skills.

Demonstrated time-management and problem-solving skills, and great attention to detail.

Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a team environment, working with diverse internal constituents.

Additional Information:

Area/College: WSU Vancouver
Department Name: Marketing and Communications
City, State, Zip: Vancouver, WA, 98686
Department Link: https://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/marketing-communications

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with experience
FTE: 1.0
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent

Screening Begin Date: Applicants must submit their required documents by April 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time