Responsible for a number of roles across the spectrum of website development and management including creating, designing, and maintaining websites, web applications and other online products necessary to achieve the marketing and communications goals of the university.
Develop, test, and deploy templates in the university Content Management System.
Perform problem analysis to resolve system or application issues.
Create and manage configurations specific to the UMSL domain.
Administrate CMS security, authentication, and permissions.
Implement and maintain Analytics tracking code.
Assist the database administrator in enhancing systems by creating database objects, maintaining security, and migrating and managing data.
Manage digital assets associated with the CMS.
Support the customer service and training efforts of CMS users across campus.
Follow brand and style guide standards, best practices for web accessibility and SEO, and remain current in digital technologies and trends.
Independently or as part of a team, perform programming and analyze work to automate/improve operating processes, capture and report needed information, automate modeling/forecasting routines, etc. using appropriate technology.
Apply judgment in devising program logic in selecting and adapting standard programming procedures; resolve problems and deviations according to established practices and obtain advice where precedents are unclear or unavailable.
Assess complexity of user requests and prepare cost and time estimates for project development. May conduct detailed feasibility studies in order to determine the need for requested systems or modifications to existing systems. Develop a project plan and production schedule for approved requests.
Maintain appropriate documentation on assigned systems or programs. Prepare detailed flowcharts, block diagrams machine instructions and documentation on data processing systems for use as a permanent record and future reference by users and supporting Information Technology personnel.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
A bachelor's degree in computer science, web design/development, or related field.
Three years or more of professional experience in a website development, website management, or related role.
Must know electronic computer programming; electronic data processing equipment and its capabilities; principles and techniques of studying work processes for new or revised electronic computer applications; principles of designing methods of processing data; technical report writing; and application of algorithms and mathematical modeling.
Must have the ability to write complex programs and develop detailed program specifications; analyze data and situations, reason logically and creatively, identify problems, draw valid conclusions, and develop effective solutions.
Working knowledge or experience with CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, or Cascade.
Ability to work with non-technical content providers to train and assist in updating web content for a variety of websites.
Excellent project management, documentation, collaboration and communication skills including ability to work with internal and external stakeholders.
Application Deadline January 27, 2021
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
For questions about the application process , please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .
UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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