Website Operations Specialist


Posting Details

Title Website Operations Specialist Posting Number S00800JP Department Communications Public Affairs Job Summary

The website operations specialist will support the Office of Communications and Public Affairs in the management and administration of the main Bowdoin website, bowdoin.edu.

The focus will be on supporting the website editor community, made up of faculty, staff, and students from more than 100 departments across the College. The work will include software training and website editing/production, with an eye toward accessibility, usability, and overall quality.

Education/Skills Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS ; you understand how to troubleshoot common website issues.

Excellent communicator, with exceptional writing and proofreading skills. You can follow an editorial style guide.

Self-starter, comfortable with and capable of working independently, managing your work queue, and proactively identifying areas that need improvement.

Interpersonal skills and multicultural competence; you are patient and capable of working with a variety of skill levels.

Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

Problem-solving mindset; you demonstrate analytical and creative thinking.

Detail-oriented, precise, and organized.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

2+ years of experience working in a collaborative, cross-functional environment.

Experience working in a content management system. We use Cascade CMS, but familiarity with this software is not required—we mostly want to know you’re adept at learning software and teaching others how to use it.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Typically Monday thru Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. This is an exempt level position and requirements the time commitment necessary to fulfill all of the job responsibilities.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 06/02/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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