IT Technical Specialist IV - Associate Director of Web Communications - 498346 - 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 IV performs advanced IT activities for specialized, complex and/or functional areas requiring the expert knowledge and professional application of IT principles, practices and techniques in accordance with industry standards and university policy. Requires a great amount of evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May be responsible for training, assisting or supervising lower level IT personnel and other staff. May lead projects and cross-functional activities.

Additional Department Summary:

This position is responsible for building and managing top-level institutional web sites and content that support and positively impact the overall interactive communication strategies of the university. The associate director of web communications is responsible for the day-to-day operation and quality control of many top-level UA web sites, as well as participating in the development and implementation of technical and content strategies to support all web sites managed by the Office of Web Communications. This position supports the director of web communications in building and managing and effective, technologically-advanced, and brand-appropriate web presence for UA. This position also serves as a project manager for a variety of projects and initiatives, and is responsible for evaluating work product and mentoring other Web Communications staff.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional IT experience, OR Master's degree and 1 year of professional IT experience, OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Knowledge of advanced programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional or security technology skills or knowledge of project management methods and applications. May require advanced level training or certification.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Working knowledge of Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Creative Suite, Javascript, Microsoft Office products, and image editing software. Demonstrated expertise in building and maintaining websites, including thorough knowledge of valid HTML, CSS, Javascript and web page editors. Basic understanding of the technology that supports Internet communication. Strong graphic design skills. A minimum of two years experience with Macromedia Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office products, and image editing software. Some experience with dynamic content design and development. Some experience with multimedia design and deployment (Flash, Video, Audio). Skills and Knowledge:Ability to clearly convey messages through writing. Superior file management and organizational skills. Ability to self-start with little supervision. Strong project management skills. Good interpersonal skills to include strong oral and written communications skills. Ability to think and plan strategically as part of a team. The incumbent must have a strong knowledge of laws and policies governing Internet communications, including general copyright laws, standard HTML protocols, database development techniques, web standards, Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or a related technical field; experience in web communications, marketing, public relations or related experience. Knowledge of UA web policies and practices as outlined by the UA Web Guide and UA Web Site Guidelines. 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 42993.60 Midpoint - $ 62337.60

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

  • University RelationsOffice
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Web Development
  • I T Management/Director
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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