Web Communications Manager (HIRED)

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The Web Communications Manager leads a team that supports the content management system for the Gardner-Webb University website. He/She also oversees social media campus wide, including all of the top level social tools and the strategies and processes associated with these.

He/She reports to the Vice President of Marketing and works collaboratively with IT staff as well as graphic designers, digital content creators for imagery and video and written content contributors and clients campus-wide.

This position requires leadership abilities related to the development and management of a campus–wide CMS. Essential responsibilities/duties will include leading the overall organizational information architecture development, coordinating security and compliance issues, working with IT on network and hosting issues as appropriate, facilitating the creation and maintenance of web pages within the CMS, and coordinating training for local area site managers working with University faculty and staff to maintain their program/department pages.

Familiarity with a variety of CMS environments, some proficiency in HTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery/PHP/MySQL, experience with design/coding principles, and knowledge of responsive design techniques are required. Candidates should be able to effectively communicate on campus at all levels and be the spokesperson for web based content deployment, training, security, compliance and management.

Other duties will be assigned as necessary. Some weekend/evening work required.

Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and possess three to five years related experience including management of a CMS as well as social media management. Previous work in a nonprofit or education environment is required.

To apply:
Applicants should submit a resume, portfolio/work samples, and cover letter to Richard McDevitt, Vice President for Marketing at rmcdevitt@gardner-webb.edu.