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Web Design Coordinator

Missouri Western State University

Missouri Western State University

Design
St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024
Position Information
Position Title Web Design Coordinator
Job Description
The University Web Design Coordinator is responsible for the creation and maintenance of content for the University website and its sub-sites, including visual design, usability, and collaborating with stakeholders on content creation. This position promotes improvements to the site by examining web analytics, industry trends, and features to improve the SEO ranking of the university. This position is University marketing focused, providing guidance to stakeholders on ways to present information to prospective students, parents, and community members, that promote the vision and mission of the University. The Web Design Coordinator is required to work closely with the Technology Services department for updates to the CMS, web server maintenance, and campus communications tools.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Create and maintain content for the University site and sub-sites.
  • Develop innovative visual design concepts.
  • Track and monitor web analytics, industry trends and project timelines.
  • Work alongside colleagues in Technology Services to manage the CMS and integrate third-party applications.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff across campus to promote the mission and vision of the University through dynamic web design.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Web page design and development
  • Content management systems, especially WordPress
  • Graphic design applications, including InDesign and other Adobe Creative Suite applications
  • Strong visual storyteller using multiple mediums
  • Google Analytics and SEO
  • Project management, time management and task prioritization
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience in responding to and managing stakeholders’ design requests
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in web design, graphic design, or related field.
  • Two years of web design or web programming experience.
  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Skilled in UX/UI (user experience/user interface) design
Preferred Qualifications
  • Extensive experience with SEO and Google Analytics
  • Skilled in creating and maintaining accessible web content
Physical Demands
  • General office conditions. Exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • Required to use close vision and be able to focus.
  • Regularly required to talk and hear; frequently required to sit, stand, and bend at the knee and waist, and walk.
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.
  • Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to work on computer, telephone, and related office equipment.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
FLSA Exempt
Additional Demands
Hours of Work
M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm
Position will be open to remote or hybrid work schedules.