Washington State University is looking for a web coordinator to oversee the coordination of the publishing and maintenance of the university's centrally hosted WordPress websites This position collaborates with others across the University to provide technical guidance and strategic counsel, implement solutions, troubleshoot issues and offer training and outreach opportunities. The web coordinator manages web accessibility for all centrally hosted websites. The selected candidate is a problem solver, a team player and demonstrates a commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace environment. This position will supervise two student employees.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in information science or related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in web site design, development and maintenance. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Demonstrated technical expertise in web visual design, typography, navigation, and/or information architecture and usability.
Demonstrated experience working with clients to resolve technical issues.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and other graphic design technologies.
Demonstrated technical expertise in building WordPress based websites.
Experience developing training documentation and resources.
Experience developing and leading workshops and other group training formats.
Excellent communication skills.
This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. Salary commensurate with experience. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by Tuesday, May 25. Application materials must include a letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered, and successful completion of a criminal background check will be required of the successful candidate.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.
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