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Digital Content Coordinator

Governors State University
University Park, IL

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Technology, Multimedia & Audiovisual
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Position Type:

Civil Service

Classification Title:

Web Specialist II

Position's Functional Title:

Digital Content Coordinator

Position Summary:

Governors State University is seeking to hire a Digital Content Coordinator to be responsible for ensuring a seamless user journey through UI/UX best practices, producing and publishing written and visual content for the web, promoting accessibility as defined by the ADA, editing and proofreading, and coordinating across the Marketing team, working with writers, editors, designers, and project managers, among other tasks.

The Digital Content Coordinator should be skilled at building, improving, and sustaining a digital presence and journey, as well as using analytics in the execution of a content strategy. This individual will develop and update website and portal content, ensuring effectiveness in digital advertising campaigns and CRM communications.

The Digital Content Coordinator should have a foundational knowledge of CMS systems, UI/UX design, measuring and reporting analytics, and digital advertising platforms.

This position requires working proficiency of coding knowledge (HTML, HTML5, Javascript, CSS).

Essential Responsibilities
30 % Communicate proactively with university departments; write, edit and proofread new and updated web and portal content that is both ADA compliant and Search Engine Optimized.25 % Update and optimize web and portal pages, including information architecture and calls to action.15 % Track web, portal, and CRM analytics to ascertain content engagement levels.10 % Add, remove, and update events across web and portal pages.5 % Continuously audit web and portal content to ensure relevance and timeliness5 % Update faculty bio pages5 % Support social media manager with relevant cross-platform content, including program updates, testimonials, and upcoming events.5 % Provide editorial, creative, and technical support to team members.

Starting Salary: $42,607.50.
(This is a non-unionized position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on Education and Experience exceeding the minimum qualifications).

Minimum Qualifications:


  1. High school graduation or equivalent.
  2. Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation:
    1. college/vocational/technical training with a concentration in computer science, graphic design, journalism, English, technical communication or related fields
    2. work experience in web page preparation, design, and maintenance (i.e., HTML text editors and HTML graphical editors, graphics programs and digital media equipment)
      that totals 1.0 unit according to the following conversion rates:
      • 30 semester hours of “A” = 1.0 unit
      • 12 months of “B” = 1.0 unit
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Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor/Master’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field.
• 1 year of experience in web content updating and management, including utilizing a Content Management System.
• 2 years’ experience in web, UI/UX, or digital marketing
• Online Portfolio

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENT:For consideration, applicants are required to attach the following:
1: Documentation confirming High School completion or equivalent (COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE SUBSTITUTED).
2: Online Application – Must be fully completed, include all dates of employment, employment status (full-time or if part-time, include percentages), job duties and responsibilities (full details)3: Cover Letter.4: Resume5: A list of three Professional References

Illinois residency required within 180 days of the hire date.

This vacancy involves a paper exam. Please see the State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS) website for additional details at

Veterans may be eligible to receive additional points on a passing final examination score. To determine eligibility, submit one of the following documents to the Department of Human Resources:1: Department of Defense – DD214/DD2152: National Guard – NGB22 Form
3: Discharge Orders
4: Reserves – DD256 Discharge Certificate

Note: Must be received by the closing date of this posting.


Working at Governors State University

Success by Degrees

GSU is an “island of excellence,” according to Dr. Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary of the United States Department of Education. With bold, new initiatives, 23 bachelor’s, 27 master’s, and five doctoral degree programs, GSU excels at providing the quality education that is essential for success in today’s world.

Success by Opportunity

GSU’s exemplary efforts bring unequalled education opportunities to the region’s diverse population. The university is remarkably inclusive and serves students from a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. The student body, like the faculty and staff, reflect a rich blend of ideas, perspectives, talents, and life experiences.

Success by Innovation

GSU, expanding on its commitment to excellence and reflecting the best research on student success, will become a full-service university with the admission of its inaugural freshman class in 2014. The groundbreaking Dual Degree Program encourages community college students to complete both an associate and bachelor’s degree at an affordable tuition rate and with comprehensive academic advising.

Success by Commitment

GSU is committed to serving as the region’s public square and making the community stronger through programs and partnerships in education, healthcare, government, and business. The Center for Performing Arts and Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park integrate arts and education. The university is also fully committed to sustainability through its alternative energy and conservation efforts.

Success by Excellence

GSU, the only public university in the Chicago Southland region, is a national model in providing education pathways that lead its graduates to lives rich in purpose, commitment, and contribution.

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