The UConn DX Group seeks to hire a Digital Project Specialist to join our team at the rank of Research Assistant 1. This position will make sure we're helping our partners solve problems to the best of our ability.
This position is for someone with a wide range of skills and a strong desire to learn. You will work closely with our faculty directors, designers, web developers, and student staff, as well as with our clients and partners at the University of Connecticut, to ensure that our mission of "supporting research at UConn through digital innovation" is fulfilled. From day to day, your tasks will include facilitating stand-up meetings with student staff and directors, interfacing with clients and partners to translate feedback into actionable items for our production teams, and performing content reviews, audits, and updates to our digital products.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work closely with our directors, other staff, and clients/partners to capture requirements for our various digital products;
Monitor workflow and status of project tasks and client requests and provide regular updates to managers and team via stand-up meetings and other frequent communications;
Assign tasks to student staff as appropriate;
Administer web pages and help implement new functionality for products hosted in Wordpress or other content management systems;
Provide Section 508 and other accessibility-related review on web pages and other digital content;
Provide training to non-technical staff and clients;
Help with strategic planning around ways to better support our clients;
Bachelor's Degree in design, liberal arts, business, or related field;
Prior coursework or professional experience in web design, digital marketing, or related field;
Prior coursework or professional experience in managing design and development projects;
Experience with WordPress or similar content management systems.
Experience with HTML and CSS;
Experience with Agile software development and related processes.
This is a full-time, 12-month, annually renewable position. Telecommuting arrangements are possible. The typical workday will be normal EST business hours. We offer an industry-competitive salary including a robust benefits package.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494187 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately.
For more information regarding the Digital Experience Group please visit the group website at https://dxgroup.core.uconn.edu/.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 14, 2021.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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Internal Number: 495187-2276_1621129545
About University of Connecticut
The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.