IT Technical Specialist II - Communications IT Web Specialist - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

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:

The Communications IT Specialist performs a broad scope of professional IT-related communication activities requiring experience, professional knowledge, and application of IT and online media and design skills, practices, and procedures. These activities include website and intranet development and maintenance, video recording and editing, and some educational IT activities, including the use of technologies to advance teaching and learning. This position will assume responsibility for developing, designing, maintaining, and keeping current the online, web, social media, intranet, and video presence of the College of Community Health Sciences, with oversight from the Assistant Director of Communications, and will assist the College, on a limited basis, in its educational IT efforts. This position is responsible for managing, maintaining, designing, and supporting the College's websites, intranet, and social media presence. The position is responsible for conceptualizing, recording and editing videos and other multi-media projects that highlight the College and its various programs and achievements, as well as filming and editing the College's lectures and posting all videos to the College's websites.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher and 1 year of experience in a relevant IT field (Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered), OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Knowledge of intermediate programming, networking, system, multimedia or instructional technology skills. May require intermediate level training or certification.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in web communications – building and maintaining websites, ensuring security at the application level, including knowledge of valid HTML, CSS, webpage editors, and content management systems. An understanding of the technology that supports internet and intranet communication. Knowledge of and skills in programming and networking. Basic video recording and editing skills, and working knowledge of imaging editing software. An interest and ability in various aspects of current technology and computers as they relate to communications activities. Extensive working experience with Mac computers, Microsoft Office products, and related software. Graphic design and writing skills. Ability to clearly convey messages through web communications, videos, and multi-media.

Skills and Knowledge:

Strong problem solving and communications skills. Ability to clearly convey messages through writing and copy editing. Superior file management and organizational skills. Ability to self-start with little supervision. Strong project management skills. Good interpersonal skills that include strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to think and plan strategically as part of a team. The ability to self-start with little supervision, and to work and plan strategically as part of a team. The ability to work with technical and non-technical staff. Strong project management skills. Good interpersonal skills that include strong oral and written communication skills. Superior file management and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two to three years of experience in a relevant IT and/or communications field. Familiarity with Wordpress Content Management System. Working knowledge of PHP and Javascript. Experience with theme development and plugin creation/modification. Demonstrated use of creative approaches to integrating technology in multi-media and other communications-related activities.57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 32614.44 Midpoint - $ 47299.20

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. 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 will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Dean's Office Medical School
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Web Development
  • Multimedia
  • Other IT
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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