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.
Colgate University is seeking qualified candidates for an
entry-level web content specialist position within the Office of
- This role will focus on the digital organization, quality of
content, accessibility and navigation on colgate.edu.
- 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
- Understanding of graphic design principles and information
- Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and write basic HTML and
- Ability to manage multiple projects with varying
- Experience working in web content management systems.
- Must be willing and able to learn new web tools and adapt to
- Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of
faculty, staff and students on a daily basis.
- 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
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
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
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.
For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.