Bachelor’s degree in a related subject and FOUR years of professional experience in web design and front-end development, or SIX years of professional experience in web design and front-end development with a non-related bachelor’s degree
Experience building websites using HTML, CSS, and in a content management system (CMS), at an intermediate level
Visual design skills, at least at an intermediate level
At least three years of experience working collaboratively and communicating effectively with others
Five years of experience as a web designer/front-end developer
Ability to take on new projects and learn new skills as technology changes and grows
Experience with Drupal web theming, content types, taxonomy
Experience building websites with Drupal
Experience and interest in responsive web design
Strong background in user interface design and development
Experience with Git or other revision control systems
Proficient with graphic design and multimedia software as applied to web design (Adobe Creative Suite)
Ability to solve problems and work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently with a strong commitment to customer service and cando attitude
Experience with websites where the content is managed within a content management system
Experience implementing and administering web content management systems
Ability to learn new technical skills and web programming languages and new features of current programming languages
Experience with information design and presenting complex content and concepts clearly
About the Job
The role of the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Website Manager is a key member of the Medical School’s Communication Team whose role is to use the web is to promote and enhance the reputation of the Medical School. This position will serve as the team’s expert and lead on website content strategy, CSS, responsive design, and Drupal theming. This position reports to the Director of Communications for the Medical School.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:
Website Design/Development (40%):
Develop concepts, wireframes and prototypes for interactive/screen-based experiences based on organizational goals and audience insights
Design, code, test and support websites, applications and web projects that follow University of Minnesota standards and guidelines
Maintain high-quality design (typography, imagery, color, layout, visual hierarchy)
Identify content and design opportunities to continuously drive website improvement
Directs and participates in ideation of campaign design, planning, production, measurement.
Content Management (40%):
Serves as the go-to expert in web content strategy, information architecture, planning, trends, analytics, and measurement, training, and troubleshooting
Leads, plans, and develops new web projects in line with the strategies to increase the reputation of the Medical School
Write, develop, and edit website content
Improve and evolve user experience
Troubleshoot and fix browser, coding, accessibility and other issues
Reporting, Training & Resource Development (20%):
Monitors Google analytics to measure and report effectiveness and inform strategic decision-making
Provide support and customer service and work with team members to troubleshoot issues
Offer training, tips, and consultation on web best practices and standards
Build relationships with Medical School web contacts and engage with the University web/Drupal community
Work with Director of Communications to develop and recommend website policies and processes
How To Apply
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Background Check Information
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.