Essential Functions: Serve as primary resource for units university-wide regarding the content and appearance of unit Web pages. Administer and provide training in content management tools, control access, review sites for adherence and conformity to editorial and design standards and resolve related problems.
Develop and edit central university web site and pages. Identify, select and condense news and events for inclusion on Web page, prepare communications designed to effectively position the University, and ensure the delivery of key University messages.
Serve as liaison with IT personnel campus-wide to identify and resolve Web page related problems. Work with clients, designers and vendors to ensure established standards and expectations are met.
Develop and implement mechanisms and processes designed to evaluate the effectiveness of university electronic communications. Provide analysis of collected data and submit reports and recommendations as requested.
Review and edit all university Web sites, remove Web pages that are offensive, inappropriate or deemed to be in poor taste.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with unit administrators hosting Web pages not included in the university program.
Supervise full time clerical support personnel. Interview, hire, assign work and evaluate performance .
Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Major concentration in journalism or communications preferred.
Knowledge of Web site technology and applications.
Project management experience.
Excellent writing, editing and communication skills.
Experience writing and editing marketing, advertising and promotional copy.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with units university wide.
Typically, incumbents assigned to this classification have held positions requiring a combination of communication and web site related knowledge.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is d...edicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.