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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
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Aug 25, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Marketing & Sales, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
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Job no: 239989-LI
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory, Information Systems/Technology, Web Design/Development, Marketing, Public Relations

Position Summary:

University Marketing, the central marketing and brand office at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is looking to add an enthusiastic, talented full-time web director to our web group. We play a critical role in all of the university's major communication and marketing efforts. The web group is responsible for many of the university's most prominent online products, including the UW-Madison home page, campus map, #UWSocial, and events calendar, to name a few. We need a leader, with a vision for how technology can drive communications in University Marketing's efforts to advance the teaching, research and public outreach missions of this Big Ten university.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; preferably in information science, communications, computer science or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- 8+ years in web development, web design, digital media or digital communications.
- Proven track record in developing, setting and driving online strategy.
- Significant experience leading and working in collaborative teams and work environments.
- Ability to fluently converse about technology in a development environment and about branding in a creative environment and then translate both technology and creative design for clients.
- Knowledge of current best practices, issues and trends in website design and development. Ability to stay current with web technology and design is essential.
- Demonstrated passion for creating exceptional user experiences across a diverse range of user devices (phone, tablet, computer). Experience with Responsive Web Design and an understanding of how RWD impacts the web design process is critical.
- Experience working with common front-end web technologies is desired, particularly HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. Familiarity with one or more back-end development CMSs or frameworks is desirable, particularly WordPress and Ruby on Rails.
- Understanding of content strategy and how presentation of content relates to exceptional web design and development.
- Proven record of providing client-friendly support and development services, with a record as an excellent collaborator and communicator.
- Ability to deliver high-quality, creative work on tight deadlines with attention to detail.
- Understanding of the complexities of working on common goals and initiatives in a highly decentralized environment.
- Knowledge of and passion for UW-Madison and/or higher education.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $92,443 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, click the "" button (, search 239989). Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter and current resume.


Karen Aune
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Aug 25 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 22 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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