Web and Communications Specialist (1 year fixed term)
May 17, 2018
Web and Communications Specialist (1 year fixed term)
Job Number: 78672
Job Code: 4871Grade: G The Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University continues on a growth trajectory and is seeking a Web and Communications Specialist to build, optimize, and maintain the department website based on existing platforms such as Adobe Experience Manager. In conjunction with website administration, the position will also grow the department's digital community presence. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and oral communication skills are a must, since the position will also be responsible for content writing for the website and department level communications (i.e. newsletters, announcements). DUTIES INCLUDE:
Monitor and report on website traffic and performance. Perform periodic website audits.
Perform maintenance duties, such as scripting, adding new content to collections, rebuilding indexes, and maintaining templates and supporting pages.
Update web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency; perform light web design.
Produce online content, animated gifs, static buttons, and email and landing pages under the direction of senior web developer and content manager.
Perform development and maintenance programming for web pages and web applications. Build small applications.
Evaluate and support user needs, and recommend solutions within existing platforms; maintain and develop documentation and how-to guides for customers.
Perform selected website administration duties for existing clients. Ensure web server and site technical performance. Perform light troubleshooting and first line support.
Build digital community thorough social media channels, blogs, and the web. Manage social listening efforts and report back to management. Compile data, analyze and Report on social media use.
Design, write and edit various department communication materials, such as department internal communications and feature stories for the department's website.
Compile supplemental materials (i.e., images, video links, spreadsheets, biographies, executive talking points and other written materials) that support written communication.
* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines.
Excellent time management skills.
Highly organized and creative.
Knowledge of content management systems, such as Drupal, including the ability to perform standard installations and configurations.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Good customer service skills and ability to explain technical features to non-technical customers/clients.
Clear understanding of web standards and usability methods.
Demonstrated proficiency building applications in a web development framework.
Understanding of systems integration and various web devices and environments.
Ability to design and implement web services.
Knowledge of website delivery best practices.
Firm understanding of web technologies and applications, including social networking, social media tools, and current communication trends.
Knowledge of the web, technology, social platforms, current and future trends.
Excellent writing, interpersonal, and oral communication skills with proven ability to present, write, edit, and organize thoughts in a clear, concise, and well-organized manner.
Thorough command of the English language and grammar.
Ability to build lasting relationships and strong communities; customer focus.
Professional demeanor and ability to deal with a variety of personalities.
Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Strong visual acuity.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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