Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 42,140.80 Midpoint - $ 61,110.40
Department/Organization: 208111 - CCHS External Relations
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Job Summary: The IT Technical Specialist III performs advanced professional IT activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of IT principles, practices, and procedures. Requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May supervise and/or direct the work of project teams or other lower level staff.
Additional Department Summary: The Web Developer and Strategy Specialist performs a broad scope of website activities requiring expert knowledge and application of web principles, practices and techniques in accordance with industry standards and University policy. The position provides strategic direction for the College’s web footprint and is adept at developing overall strategies for websites, and at building and growing website communities and curating content that is compelling and engaging. The position is responsible for developing, building and maintaining the web presence of the College and its various departments, clinics and programs with a focus on development, construction/design, user experience, management and effective use of analytics. The position works collaboratively with the University’s Division of Strategic Communications to develop, manage, maintain and update the web communications activities related to the College.
Under minimal supervision, the position develops short- and long-term plans for maintaining a strong online brand presence framed by data-driven decisions, and designs interfaces and evaluates changes to meet the needs of external and internal customers. The position requires creative thinking in design and implementation of new systems, enhancing functionality of current systems and evaluating future technology options. The position requires the ability to translate highly technical and complex concepts into understandable language and to guide collaborative and successful discussions. The position requires the ability to develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with the College and University personnel as well as others outside the University. The position keeps abreast of the latest technology and demonstrates an ability to make changes to improve systems and processes while adhering to UA standards.
Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree; OR Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of IT experience; OR Associate’s degree and four (4) years of IT experience; OR High School Diploma or GED and six (6) years of IT experience. Must include two (2) years of experience designing and/or building websites (student experience will be considered).
Preferred Qualifications: Experience conceptualizing, building, managing, launching and optimizing websites and conducting post-launch website management. Working knowledge of website analytics and experience using analytics to make data-driven decisions. Knowledge of how to leverage and measure websites. Experience building websites to meet technology accessibility guidelines outlined by World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0 AA). Experience with University web-based applications. Proven success working closely with strategic communicators, marketing staff and administrative colleagues to develop effective and innovative user-centric, data-driven website solutions. Photography, videography, recording and editing skills, and experience with and working knowledge of imaging editing software, for photos, videos, and other multi-media projects that highlight the College and its various departments, clinics, programs, and achievements.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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