Web Manager

Department Statement

The Office of Communications tells the Colgate story. We strengthen the University’s presence and reputation among external and internal audiences through our strategic direction of the Colgate identity and its core messaging platforms. Our office oversees all official University integrated marketing programs and communications and is responsible for curating and creating content for Colgate Magazine; for digital outlets including the University’s website, mobile apps, and social media; for admission and advancement publications; and media relations campaigns.


Role focused on the management of all aspects of the Colgate University websites, including development of new functionality, quality of design and user experience, SEO strategy, online creative development, testing, and training staff on processes.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications

- 3 years of web/digital product management or related field experience required

- Experience with Drupal and WordPress

- Understanding of graphic design principles, information architecture, web accessibility standards, and experience in management of large-scale websites

- Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines

- Demonstrated ability to write and edit content for the web

- Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and platforms

- Understanding of SEO and UX best practices

- Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a highly collaborative nature

Preferred Qualifications Education

Bachelor’s degree in digital media, web development, communications, marketing, or related field required

Job Open Date 04/21/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary

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EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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