Job Summary: The IT Technical Specialist II performs a broad scope of professional IT activities requiring experienced, professional knowledge and application of IT principles, practices and procedures. Usually requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity.
Additional Department Summary: This position is responsible for building and maintaining website for the University, specifically for the Undergraduate Admissions web presence, including Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships and Orientation. This position is responsible for requirements definition, design, front-end coding, content and some development activities within UA's institutional web framework and content management system (CMS). This position advises Undergraduate Admissions leadership on best practices and University standards in web content strategy, accessibility, information architecture, user experience/user interface (UX/UI) issues, and web performance measurement(Google Analytics). Additionally, this position is responsible for day-to-day maintenance of websites, user support, user training, and other duties for Undergraduate Admissions. This position will also have a role in ongoing maintenance of The University of Alabama web site.
Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree; OR Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of IT experience; OR Associate’s degree and three (3) years of IT experience; OR High School Diploma or GED and five (5) years of IT experience. Must have at least one (1) year of experience designing and/or building websites (student experience will be considered).
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, communications, marketing, public relations, graphic design/art, or a related field and at least 2 years of experience in web communications, marketing, public relations or related experience. Experience building and managing websites in a content management system. Experience creating webpages that meet technology accessibility standards established by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
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