Web and Digital Manager

University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
Employment Type
Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/3

Salary Range: $84,955- $98,282

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

The Web and Digital Manager reports in the Marketing and Communications unit. The position creates, updates, maintains, manages and monitors the University’s website, social media platforms and implements a broad range of digital initiatives in support of the University’s marketing and communication efforts. Coordinates projects, priorities and resources across University units and external entities to ensure UDC’s web and digital media presence meets institutional goals.

The work requires the incumbent to create, update and manage websites, online forms, calendars, bulk email and social media channels. Responsible for consulting with UDC leadership to ensure alignment of communication and the digital landscape aligns with the strategic plan.

manage and update the UDC website and a broad range of digital initiatives in support of the University’s marketing efforts. The Web & Digital Manager will oversee the development of web-related projects through the complete life-cycle including scoping, planning, design, development, implementation, post-implementation analysis, and close. The selected candidate will increase visibility of the University among prospective and current students, faculty, staff, alumni, business community members and other audiences by leveraging multiple digital channels, including website, video, podcasts, and social media platforms. S/he will ensure end user satisfaction with the website and oversee all engagement with analytics tools in an effort to drive prospective students UDC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manages and coordinates the digital media content and presence for the University.
  • Designs, creates, updates, manages and monitors websites, online forms, forums, calendars, social media platforms, the graphics and graphic design standards and determines the appropriate placements and timings of such graphics.
  • Provides technical advice and training as needed
  • Coordinates with liaisons in other departments and schools to ensure all DM content and projects are consistent and representative of the branding guide and institutional priorities.
  • Meet with internal clients regarding DM needs of each division and devise a plan of action to assist with either in-house resources or outsource needs and coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the execution of these projects.
  • Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical/financial feasibility. Assess and recommend all potential resources and allocations
  • Assists with consultants and third-party vendors on DM projects; assists project reviews with review project work
  • Serves as contact for all third-party vendors/consultants. Assists with reviewing invoices, project completion and Manages invoices and ensures that work is completed and payed in a timely fashion.
  • Ensures the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles and practices in the delivery of DM content services.
  • Oversees the hosting and uploading of the UDC DM content utilizing either an in-house computer server or reliable outside service.
  • Reviews and implements appropriate security measures to preserve the integrity of the information and copyrighted materials of the UDC site and conducts fact verifications of materials.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five (5) years of experience developing/designing and maintaining DM content
  • Five (5) years managing projects, budgets, and third-party vendors
Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: https://www.udc.edu/human-resources/equal-opportunity/ .

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