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Web Design Specialist

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 13, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
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Full Time
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Web Design Specialist

Job no: 527882
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Information Technology

Department: Energy Studies in Buildings Lab
Classification: Public Info Representative 1
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $18.66-$28.35 per hour
FTE: .5

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes August 11, 2021

Special Instructions to Applicants
With your online application, please provide a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Department Summary
The Institute for Health in the Built Environment's (IHBE) interdisciplinary team of architects, engineers, and microbiologists has expertise in building performance, energy efficiency, and indoor environmental quality. Together with the Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) and the Biology of the Built Environment Center (bioBE), we are a collaboration with multiple academic institutions, centers, and labs in collaboration with private industry, philanthropic organizations, and government agencies to reduce energy consumption of buildings and improve the health and well-being of building inhabitants.

Learn more about our research programs here:

Institute for Health in the Built Environment

Biology and the Built Environment:

Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory:

Position Summary
We're seeking a web design professional who is proficient at design, WordPress, Javascript, custom coding, and has enough journalism experience to create content. The web design specialist will have a solid understanding of website flow, image modification, graphic design, the basics of website function.

Minimum Requirements
Three years experience in gathering information, writing/producing materials, presenting information to the public and public relations. One year of this experience must have included responsibility for press releases and interaction with the news media.

A Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or closely related field may substitute for up to two years of the general experience.

Professional Competencies
  • Basic understanding of journalism.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of effective social media strategies and ability to post on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.
  • Ability to modify images.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Six months of Website Design Experience OR examples of websites built/web portfolio
  • One year working with Wordpress
  • Fluent in HTML and CSS
  • Experience in Javascript
  • Examples of custom coding
  • Demonstrated understanding of module-based website editing
  • Graphic design background, with either a related degree, or a portfolio demonstrating excellent design skills
  • Skill with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, & other image/graphics programs
  • Experience with video editing
  • Academic or experiential background in science, biology, healthcare, and/or architecture

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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