IT Technical Specialist III - Manager Web Communications - 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 III performs advanced professional IT activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of IT principles, practices, and procedures. Requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May supervise and/or direct the work of project teams or other lower level staff.

Additional Department Summary:

The Web Developer in the College of Engineering will serve as the primary developer for the college's "critical path" institutional web sites, which are integral to the college's communications with key internal and external stakeholders. This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of high-visibility marketing and communications-oriented web sites and web-based services. The Web Developer will hold primary responsibility for the development, production, testing and maintenance of all WordPress-based college websites and other dynamic web applications, and will be charged with continually improving the functionality and user experience for all of these sites and applications. The Web Developer is part of the central web team that establishes and manages workflows and protocols for how all top-level UA web sites are built and managed. The Web Developer is responsible for developing sites and creating applications to potentially capture, store and manipulate information within a database.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 2 years professional IT experience, OR Master's degree in related field, 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 technology skills or project management methods and applications. May require intermediate or advanced level training or certification.

Skills and Knowledge:

Proven project management abilities. Strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of HTML (5), CSS, PHP, JavaScript, CMS development, WordPress, database management and web security. Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or closely related technology degree and a minimum of two years of experience. Experience with WordPress preferred. 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 37065.60 Midpoint - $ 53747.16

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

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