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Website Designer and Developer - Webmaster

at Meharry Medical College

Posted: 10/23/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 987
Keywords: design

Job Description

Tracking Code
997631
Job Description

The Office of Communications and Marketing at Meharry Medical College is responsible for both outward­ and inward-facing communications for the college as a whole and its individual components: the School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry and the School of Graduate Studies and Research. The communications office is responsible for news media relations and publications production including advertising, brochures and other printed material. It is also responsible for maintenance of the college's presence on the internet.
The Website Designer and Developer will be responsible for managing and maintaining Meharry's website presence, ensuring that it is functioning properly, user-friendly, available and up-to-date at all times. This position will also work with the technology team and website service providers to expand our presence through the design and implementation of new web-based applications that will positively impact our customers' experience. The successful candidate should be highly knowledgeable in server management and online security, content management and have solid coding skills.

• Develops and maintains the college websites. Learn CMS or website platform and work closely with the website service providers, hosting company, or others who provide the platforms upon which we manage our website. 40%
• Manage the day-to-day operation of the college's website, ensuring the functionality, navigation, and overall performance meet our needs. This includes ongoing maintenance, updates including content, adding functionality, optimizing images, and includes links, database and other website add-ons. Assure that the college website design is attractive, professional, informative, error-free and intuitive. 30%
• Develop and implement annual training of website content managers and staff members on use and best practices for the various systems and platforms, including CMS platform for the school and teacher websites and pages. 10%
• Implementation of ADA website compliance WCAG 2.0 standards and maintenance of the school websites at that level. Create and implement training for other staff members regarding ADA compliance (establishment of this training is part of this responsibility). 10%
• Regulate and manage the access rights of the different users, URLs (domain names) and DNS requirements. Serve as the liaison between the IT department and the various administrators in each school and division and the communications team. 10%
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strategic thinking and problem solving skills
• Ability to analyze/synthesize complex or diverse information; collects and researches data
• Ability to manage multiple job-related tasks; balance team and individual responsibilities
• Demonstrates accuracy an thoroughness
• Improve and promote quality
• Monitors own work to ensure quality
• Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views
• Gives and welcomes feedback
• Contributes to building a positive team spirit
• Ability to put success of team above own interests
• Ability to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
• Supports colleagues' efforts to succeed
• Strong working knowledge of all relevant coding languages (HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript)
• Capable of utilizing web content management systems, e.g., WordPress, Sitefinity
• Excellent communicator, especially regarding abstract concepts

Required Skills

• Strategic thinking and problem solving skills
• Ability to analyze/synthesize complex or diverse information; collects and researches data
• Ability to manage multiple job-related tasks; balance team and individual responsibilities
• Demonstrates accuracy an thoroughness
• Improve and promote quality
• Monitors own work to ensure quality
• Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views
• Gives and welcomes feedback
• Contributes to building a positive team spirit
• Ability to put success of team above own interests
• Ability to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
• Supports colleagues' efforts to succeed
• Strong working knowledge of all relevant coding languages (HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript)
• Capable of utilizing web content management systems, e.g., WordPress, Sitefinity
• Excellent communicator, especially regarding abstract concepts

Required Experience

• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; master's degree preferred.
• Evidence of continuing education, such as certifications, is a plus.
• 5+ plus years of experience in the technology field leadership and/or management experience

Job Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular