Specialist, Multimedia I/II/III



Position Details

Requisition Number

S431P

Home Org Name

Human Sciences Administration

Division Name

College of Human Sciences

Position Title

Specialist, Multimedia I/II/III

Job Class Code

OC01 A/B/C

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The College of Human Sciences seeks a Multimedia Specialist to support communications and marketing efforts within the College. The successful candidate will work both independently and in a team environment, under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Communications and Marketing, to further enhance the vision and mission of the College of Human Sciences through both print and electronic communications. The chosen candidate’s main responsibility will be in the creation and maintenance of websites within the College and work closely with other forms of communication (print materials, newsletters, promotional materials, etc.) as necessary.

Essential Functions

- Assists in the creation and maintenance of electronic communication including graphic design and web design of sites via HTML / PHP code, Bootstrap CSS, as well as web-based content management system WordPress
- Assists in developing marketing plans to promote academic departments, programs, institutes, and/or centers within the College of Human Sciences to all relevant audiences (current and potential students, donors, alumni, industry professionals, etc.)
- Consults with campus communicators on web and marketing strategies, web maintenance issues, and/or web template usage

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Degree in Journalism, Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field

Years of Experience

None required

Area of Experience

Experience in multimedia technologies

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level I – Bachelor’s degree with no experience
Level II – Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years experience
Level III – Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years experience

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

None required

Desired Qualifications

- Extensive web design and graphic design experience
- Vast knowledge of PHP and HTML web code
- Substantial use of web design and graphic design software (specifically the Adobe Creative Suite and web-based content management systems
- Ability to function efficiently and effectively in both independent and team work environments
- Ability to effectively problem-solve and remain on task in a busy environment
- Excellent creative, design, and editing skills
- Possess the ability to multitask and transition easily among projects with little or no notice

Salary Grade

30

Salary Range

$28,000 - $58,400

Job Category

Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

09/21/2020

Closing Date

10/31/2020

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Media examples can be included with your application if desired, but are not required.

Quick Link for Internal Postings

http://www.auemployment.com/postings/19523
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Journalism, Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+


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