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Web Development and Operations Manager
Date Posted 06/19/2019
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities
The Web Development and Operations Manager 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, project management skills, creative direction and digital design. This position will be responsible for managing Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota web presence and third-party sites, ensuring that our sites are user-friendly and current. This role will also work to expand our presence through the design and implementation of new web-based optimizations that will positively impact our audiences' experience. 
 
Primary responsibilities of this role include managing the planning, development, and implementation of the website redesign; leading maintenance of the web site; coordinating content with SEO; conducting quality assurance testing to ensure optimal web performance and user experience; and driving data-based decisions with web analytics and reporting to meet university goals.
 
This position reports to the AVP of Strategic Communication and Marketing and works closely with colleagues in the marketing and communications department, advancement, admissions, the IT department, and faculty and staff within the university. This position also collaborates with IT on server management, online security, CMS updates, and other issues. Other responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate with web developer to achieve system functionality that meets objectives and to ensure the successful deployment of applications on the website.
  • Develop and evolve web architectures to meet objectives of the website. Architectural considerations include content, navigation methods / links, display templates, content display designs and website policies.
  • 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.
  • Communicate with constituencies, stakeholders and management regarding information on the website.
  • Develop methods to assess the compliance of web pages with established templates and policies.
  • Perform research and analysis on emerging web technologies.
  • May serve on a variety of committees as requested.
Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Expertise using Google Analytics is required, 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).
  • 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, demonstrated creativity, and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in website architecture and design. Ability to stay current with web technology and design is essential.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce CRM preferred.
  • Understanding of digital marketing, including paid search, retargeting, and inbound campaigns, is 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.
  • 5+ years with experience leading and working in collaborative web teams and work environments, such as web development, web design, website architecture, user experience, or web-based digital communications.
  • Experience creating and editing web pages (HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, and Javascript) and working with a CMS.
  • Experience with information architecture and UX essential. Understanding of and passion for an exceptional user experience, particularly related to responsive design and cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility.
  • Must have strong project management and interpersonal communications skills.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Cover Letter, Resume, Sample URLs
Application Review Date 07/12/2019
Starting Date 08/13/2019
Contact
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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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