Division of Governmental Relations & University Communications
The University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for a Digital Communications Specialist. The responsibilities of this position will include the following: Write applications, develop components, create templates and style sheets to be used in conjunction with the university’s content management system and web environment. Translate the university’s web-related needs into technical solutions and develop detailed user experience design and work plans. Work closely with the university’s marketing and communications team to build and maintain websites and optimize content and user experience for performance. Manage university’s analytics and search platforms, including providing support and training for university-wide users. Work closely with university’s technical support team to ensure accessibility, functionality and performance of university’s digital platforms, specifically ensuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Perform related duties and special projects based on departmental need.
Job Description: Under general supervision from a designated administrator, develop and implement websites and components in the university’s selected content management system. Provide support for digital marketing and communications initiatives, including content and measurement.
Ideal Qualifications: Knowledge of user experience design, information architecture principles; Strong communication skills, including web writing; Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter and References (Please upload these documents in the Document Section of the on-line application.)
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.