Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Senior Associate Director, Digital Content is a leadership role within the Office of University Communications responsible for establishing and executing the digital content strategy for the university website. This role is directly responsible for the content strategy and implementation for the main Boston College website ( http://www.bc.edu ) and provides guidance and to nearly 200 unique website owners to ensure alignment with university standards and industry best practices. The Senior Associate Director, Digital Content reports to the Director of Web Services in the Office of University Communications.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $70,800 to $88,500; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Leadership and Management
BA/BS in relevant business or higher education-related field required.
5 years managing communications in a fast-paced, results-driven agency, communication office, public affairs office or similar outward-facing organization
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, team based, deadline oriented environment; the ability to effectively manage complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects and competing priorities.
Strong organizational and project management skills; strong problem-solving skills; high quality standards and attention to detail.
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
Communication and Strategy
Experience establishing and executing content strategy for large, complex websites.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Skilled at diplomacy; Ability to handle the conflicting needs of multiple constituents.
Strong writing and editorial skills
Strong verbal communication skills; practices active listening
Experience with developing user journeys and personas
Experience with user testing and requirements analysis as well as interaction and visual design and user testing
Experience using Google Analytics findings to inform IA and content strategy
Experience conducting interviews and focus groups and translating these into website goals
Technology and Implementation
Experience building web pages using a content management system
Experience creating a website information architecture
Familiarity with user experience best practices
Proficiency in basic HTML
Experience with Photoshop, image compression
Experience with web accessibility best practices
Understanding of social media best practices
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim
Internal Number: 3455
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.