Web Specialist

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Nov 08, 2022
Feb 28, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Web Specialist George Mason University's Office of the Provost is looking for a part-time non-student wage Web Specialist to support website development. The specialist will primarily focus on helping to design, develop, and maintain a new website; collect, create, add, and edit content; and provide support to the communications team in the Academic Administration Pier.The Provost's Academic Administration Pier provides academic communications leadership to advance the strategic priorities, goals and initiatives of the Provost's Office and George Mason University. The team builds awareness of university-wide initiatives and supports the communication efforts of units within the Office of the Provost. The team's areas of focus include:Serving as a liaison with other internal offices to integrate strategies and align activities with university-wide academic initiatives and strategic priorities; andProviding vision and direction for key digital communications from offices within the Provost's division, working across communications channels such as email, websites, social media, video, and more.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Web Specialist's primary duties are as follows:Design, develop, update, and maintain websites within a templated CMS managed by the Office of the Provost;Write and edit new material for website deployment with awareness of target audience, university voice, attention to detail, and commitment to quality;Assist in managing website requests by gathering requirements, analyzing requirements, architecting information, and building;Proof-read, restructure and edit website content;Select, crop, and edit photos with appropriate aspect ratios and focal points as necessary for responsive, visually appealing website design;Provide technical expertise and ongoing support/assistance to communications team;Assist in ad hoc projects as needed; andOther duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:Demonstrated communications experience (typically 1-3 years), with preference given for experience supporting websites;Experience organizing and publishing with Content Management Systems (Drupal and Wordpress preferred);Ability to write and edit content;Excellent attention to detail; organized and process-oriented; andAbility to work independently as well as in a team environment.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;Experience with Adobe Creative suite;Familiarity with HTML/CSS; andExperience in higher education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for WGG219 at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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