Web Development Spec - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1173.  The Web Development Specialist participates in the production of the Web and online projects, with main responsibilities involving designing, building, and troubleshooting web pages for constituents across campus, while adhering to standards and promoting institutional brand. In addition to a strong attention to detail, the candidate must be adept at juggling multiple assignments and producing quality work under tight deadlines.


- Contribute to the design, development, and implementation of web communications for Miami University

    -  Build, organize, and update pages within Miami's content management systems

    -  Test and ensure cross-browser and cross-platform quality

    -  Ensure page content meets minimum accessibility guidelines

    -  Take direction for and develop design elements

    -  Provide ongoing support for clients with general web development and maintenance needs

    -  Add users and create reports in Google Analytics

    -  Assist with CMS-client training

    -  Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Computer Science, Interactive Media, or related field

- Working knowledge of HTML 5, CSS 3, and related basic Web technologies

- Knowledge of 508 Accessibility Standards and practical compliance

- Demonstrated knowledge of SEO techniques and best practices

- Organization skills that include strong attention to detail

- Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with a broad range of campus constituencies

- Ability to work independently and take initiative in creating new functionality, while also maintaining a collaborative relationship with University Communications and Marketing staff

Preferred Qualifications

- A minimum of one year's experience in the design, development, and management of complex websites

- Demonstrated knowledge of development languages (preferably JavaScript, PHP, XSLT, and mySQL)

- Demonstrated knowledge of WAI-ARIA authoring

- Experience using JavaScript libraries such as jQuery

- Experience working with photographers, videographers, and IT specialties

- Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality web sites that communicate to key audiences/constituents

- Demonstrated knowledge of an experience using web content management systems (preferably Cascade Server, WordPress, and Drupal)

- Experience with large scale website redesign

- Knowledge of both Windows and Macintosh environment

- Demonstrated experience with Google Analytics

Special Instructions to Applicant

Include URL to your website, examples of your work and desired salary.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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