Utah State University

Webmaster III

City Brigham City Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/19/2021 5:14 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-4400
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Brigham City
Category (Portal Searching)
Information Technology
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Applied Economics
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Department of Applied Economics at Utah State University seeks applicants for a full-time Webmaster III to develop and maintain websites for SBDC (Small Business Development Center) program in Brigham City, Utah. The Webmaster will create and curate web pages, ensure that content is up to date and accurate, monitor website use and trends, and ensure that the visual identity and strategic priorities of the department, college, or program are reflected. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage existing website, including updates to academic information, news, research, special events, etc.
  • Implements improved design, layout, and functionality of website.
  • Coordinates the publishing of web site content, user interface, look/feel and level of specificity to suit a wide range of needs.
  • Reviews, monitors, and updates the navigation architecture to improve load times.
  • Develops code and styling to improve appearance and functionality.
  • Develops new web pages and temporary special event sites and pages.
  • Monitors usage analytics and implements strategies to improve search engine results.
  • Codes websites using HTML or other web-based programming languages.
  • Works closely with department and/or program personnel to gather content material for pages.
  • Provides training for users as requested.
  • Coordinates with others to develop and implement standards and policies that ensure websites are logically organized, easily navigable, aesthetically pleasing, based on sound instructional design principles, and that published information is current, accurate, and easy to find.
  • Approves and manages user accounts for personnel on the webserver. 
  • Develops code, and possibly new apps to interface current website with CRM software. 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or similar, OR six years’ experience designing & building websites and apps, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • A working knowledge of designing responsive frameworks as well as managing and designing content within a CMS.

  • Experience with code refactoring, design patterns, RESTful APIs, continuous deployment and building highly scalable responsive applications.

  • Experience With modern front-end website development including HTML5, CSS3, Javascript & Javascript frameworks and browser compatibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with photography, videography, visual aids, etc.

  • Experience developing Kiosk applications, specifically using PWA written in javascript frameworks. 

  • Experince with NodeJS, React, React Hooks and Wbpack. 

  • Strong aptitude with Adobe Create Suite software.

     

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of application.

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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