Web Specialist - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1065.  The Web Specialist will participate in the production of specific web and online projects, with a focus on content and language. In addition to a strong attention to detail, the successful candidate will be adept at juggling multiple assignments and producing quality work under tight deadlines. The successful candidate will also have an eagerness to learn all aspects of web production, while utilizing and maintaining best practices and industry standards.


  • Developing information architecture
  • Using the content management system to build, organize, and update web pages
  • Contributing to the design, development, and implementation of web communications for Miami University
  • Assisting clients with content analysis and site organization
  • Providing ongoing support to departments/offices in their online marketing efforts
  • Assisting with CMS training
  • Writing and editing web pages for accuracy, clarity, and consistency
  • Optimizing images for web use
  • Assisting with the implementation of accessibility standards

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Interactive Media Studies, Technical Writing, or related field.
  • Strong writing background
  • Working knowledge of HTML
  • Organization skills that include a strong attention to detail and an ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in creating new web content
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate effectively with a broad range of campus constituencies and work as part of a cross-functional team

Preferred Qualifications

  • One to three years of experience in the maintenance of websites within higher education
  • Experience working with and providing guidance to graphic designers, editors, IT specialists, or related positions
  • Experience developing information architecture
  • Knowledge of 508 Accessibility standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge of content management systems, such as Cascade Server, Drupal, and WordPress
  • Demonstrated application of Google Analytics

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please include desired salary range in cover letter.

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.

Keyword Phrases

  • University Communications and Marketing
  • Web Specialist
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Web Development
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter