Web Content Coordinator - Web and Social Media Content Specialist - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Manages all web content and projects related to the website.

Additional Department Summary:

The Web and Social Medial/Online Content Specialist performs a broad scope of professional website, social medial and other online communication activities requiring experience, professional knowledge, and application of online media and design skills, practices, and procedures. This position will work collaboratively with the University's Division of Strategic Communications in order to develop, manage, maintain, and update the communication related to the college. These activities include website and intranet development and maintenance, video recording and editing, This position will also partner with our Health Informatics and Medical Education teams to advance teaching and learning through the use of educational technologies. In addition, this position will assume responsibility for managing, developing, designing and actively and timely maintaining the online, web, social media and intranet presence as well as the photography and video recording and editing presence of the College of Community Health Sciences, with oversight from the Assistant Director of Communications. 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. The position will be provide strategic directions for the College's online and digital footprint and be adept at developing overall strategies for website and social media, building and growing online communities, and creating and curating content that is compelling and engaging in both written and visual formats.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of experience.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in web communications – building and maintaining websites, knowledge of Wordpress Content Management system, ensuring security at the application level, including working knowledge of valid HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and webpage editors, and content management systems including experience with theme development and plug in creation/modification skill set. An understanding of the technology that supports internet and intranet communication. Other qualifications include photography, videography, 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 these communications activities. Extensive working experience with Mac computers, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite and related software. Graphic design and writing skills. Ability to clearly convey messages through web communications, videos, and multi-media.

Skills and Knowledge:

Excellent graphic design skills. Strong interpersonal, problem solving and oral and written 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. Ability to think and plan strategically as part of a team. The ability to work with technical and non-technical staff. Must be comfortable with the ever changing mobile technology including but not limited to mobile devices and tablets.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two to three years of experience in a related field, including social media and web communication experience, building and maintaining websites. Demonstrated success with creative approaches to integrating technology in multi-media, other communications-related activities and web and social media. Knowledge of how to leverage and measure web and social media sites. Working knowledge of web and social media site analytics. 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

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Web Development
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
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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