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Web Content Specialist  

Colgate University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 7, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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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. Accountabilities
Colgate University is seeking qualified candidates for an entry-level web content specialist position within the Office of University Communications.

  • This role will focus on the digital organization, quality of content, accessibility and navigation on
  • Responsible for maintaining, reviewing, approving and enhancing content on the web and mobile applications; training campus stakeholders on best practices; and leveraging data and analytics to ensure content is optimized for university audiences, search engines, and accessibility.
Professional Experience/ Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to write and edit content for the web.
  • Understanding of graphic design principles and information architecture.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and write basic HTML and CSS .
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines.
  • Experience working in web content management systems.
  • Must be willing and able to learn new web tools and adapt to new technologies.
  • Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students on a daily basis.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Higher education experience.
  • Knowledge of accessibility best practices for the web.
  • Experience in the management of large-scale websites.
  • Drupal and WordPress experience is a plus.
A Bachelor’s degree in digital media, communications, marketing and related fields or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills have been obtained. Job Open Date 04/07/2022 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary
Colgate has a diverse student, faculty, staff, and alumni population representing a variety of races, gender identities, social economic status, sexual orientations, languages, national origins, etc. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan presents a framework for continuing the creation of an inclusive campus and engaging the Colgate community in this effort in the years ahead.

Please describe how you would connect and work with a diverse community. You can upload the statement under the Diversity Statement document heading. The statement can be any length (e.g. a paragraph or page). For information on how to write a diversity statement, see our Guidance on Crafting Diversity Statements . 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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