Web Design Support Specialist
University of Arkansas, United States
Updated: about 1 hour ago
Location: Fayetteville, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 23 Jul 2019
Posting Number C1608P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/35007
Working Title Web Design Support Specialist
Position Number 17021
Department Continuing Education
About the University
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nations top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nations strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
The Global Campus supports U of A colleges and schools in the development and delivery of online, distance and workforce education programs and courses. It provides instructional design services, technology services and assistance with marketing, recruiting and strategic academic development.
Department Home Page globalcampus.uark.edu
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The Web Design Support Specialist provides website tools that communicate with prospective students and clients. This position provides recommendations for site improvements and executes those approved by the Web Manager; develops pages according to website management system requirements; serves as a backup for manager when absent; and ensures all website information is accurate and up to date, all links are active, and all pages reflect website guidelines established by the University of Arkansas. The Web Design Support Specialist works with the communications team on major marketing and promotional campaigns; provides graphic design assistance and website support for campaigns; develops tools on related website pages to provide tracking and accountability for marketing efforts.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
* The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field
* At least two years of experience in computer programming and analysis or a related area
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
* Advanced HTML and coding experience
* At least one year of web design, development, CMS (Content Management Systems) maintenance experience
* Training in OU Campus (the Universitys Web content management system)WordPress or another web content management system (WCMS)
* At least one year of experience in higher education recruitment or communications
* Familiarity with marketing trends and graphic design for promotional purposes
* Familiarity with University policies and guidelines as they relate to web content, logos, design, and branding
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
* Basic understanding/knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and User Experience
* Intermediate experience/skills with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator
* Proficient skills with Microsoft Office 365
* Excellent visual design and layout skills
* Excellent writing, editing and communication skills
* Highly motivated/self-starter with a sense of ownership, strong collaboration, willingness to learn, and desire to succeed
* Must perform well in a fast-paced environment, balance competing priorities and demonstrate the ability to work without direct supervision
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
Physical Conditions None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on department needs)
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Global Campus Downtown Fayetteville
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Salary $33,861 - $37,211 (commensurate with education and/or experience)
Pay Grade Level C118
Type of Background Checks Required National criminal background and registered sex offender check
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 07/23/2019
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of As employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Finalists will be required to submit a project.
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
Work Location Fayetteville, AR