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Web Developer
Date Posted 10/30/2019
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities
The Web Developer serves Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, a university that spans multiple locations and offers numerous programs, both online and on campus. This role combines technical skills (including programming and security), project management skills, and digital design. This position is responsible for managing the backend of our web presence and third-party sites, and ensuring that our sites are user-friendly, current, secure, and available. This role works to expand our online presence through the design and implementation of new web-based optimizations that will positively impact our audiences' experience. 
 
This position reports to the Director of IT and User Services but works daily with the marketing and communications department.  Responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate and implement website improvements, maintenance of websites, coordinating content with SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
  • Conduct quality assurance testing to ensure optimal web performance and user experience.
  • Drive data-based decisions with web analytics and reporting.
  • Collaborate with others to develop web architectures and system functionality that meets university objectives and to ensure the successful deployment of applications on the website.  This includes navigation methods, templates, website policies and more.
  • Develop template designs that specify display standards for departmental web pages in consultation with departments and web content managers.
  • Assist departmental users in developing and displaying content by facilitating group training, through one-on-one assistance and by managing consultant support as required.
  • Develop methods to assess the compliance of web pages with established templates and policies.
  • Perform research and analysis on emerging web technologies.
  • Serve on a variety of committees as requested.
Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Expertise using Google Analytics, with demonstrated ability in implementing web analytics and analyzing website metrics and tracking data for decision-making.
  • Experience with SEO and Search Engine Marketing (SEM).
  • Experience creating and editing web pages (HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, and Javascript) and working with a CMS (Content Management System).
  • Proficiency with web design software such as Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Familiarity with security protocols and accessibility compliance with commitment to W3C standards and Section 508.
  • Proven record of providing customer-friendly support and web services, with a record as an excellent collaborator and communicator with the ability to deliver high quality work on tight deadlines, and particular attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in website architecture and design. Ability to stay current with web technology and design.
  • Understanding of digital marketing, including paid search, retargeting, and inbound campaigns. 
  • Strong project management and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce preferred.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field required.  MFA or similar advanced degree preferred. 
 
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Cover letter, resume, references
Application Review Date 11/11/2019
Starting Date 12/02/2019
Contact Jodie Heim
Contact Email jheim@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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