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Web Designer

Apply now Job no: 498335
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Web Designer
Official Title: Media Specialist
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $39,590 - $49,488
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, annual, fixed-term renewable
Position Summary: Reporting to the director of digital marketing, the Web Designer will support UW Oshkosh digital marketing and communications by designing, building and improving University websites. They will work with departments across the University to ensure that web content effectively contributes to marketing and communications goals.
Responsibilities
45% Web content creation
  • Design and build websites and pages that contribute to UW Oshkosh marketing and communications goals
  • Meet with University faculty and staff to manage web projects and identify opportunities for improving web content
  • Update web content to comply with accessibility requirements, brand standards and best practices in web design 
25% Web content management
  • Use available tools to evaluate web content for accessibility, web performance, search engine optimization and brand compliance
  • Implement changes to web content and structure based on measurements, best practices and market research
  • Train University faculty and staff in web content editing and best practices in web design
25% Digital strategy management
  • Manage Google Analytics properties to accurately report on web traffic and the success of digital marketing campaigns
  • Perform internal and external research to identify opportunities for improving digital marketing and communications strategy
5% Other duties as assigned
Qualifications  
Required: Demonstrated proficiency using WordPress or another web content management system.

Strong skills in web design including content layout, site organization, visual design, institutional branding, and/or user experience.

Strong communication skills that are clear, effective and sensitive, whether in person or in writing.

Familiarity with web analytics measurement and reporting using Google Analytics or a comparable tool.

Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Preferred: Associate's or bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field.

Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and other front-end web programming languages.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Working knowledge of image editing software.

Experience working in higher education.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and portfolio of website work

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System 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 in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by May 21, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or afaction@uwosh.edu.