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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

F/T - Webmaster - Stevens Institute of Tech (NJ)

Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ

Requisition Number: SSE6898
Job Title: WebMaster
Department: SSE Research Centers
Position Type: Full Time
Webmaster Job Description
The SERC is looking for a talented Webmaster to help build, implement and execute the migration and design of SERC sites.   This is a hands-on creative development position in a fast-paced environment focused on quality.  The Webmaster will be responsible for project timelines, site maintenance, database building, content, and day-to-day management of all SERC websites and will be the lead for all web related projects.

About the SERC:
The Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), a University-Affiliated Research Center of the US Department of Defense, leverages the research and expertise of senior lead researchers from 20 collaborator universities and not-for-profit research organizations throughout the United States.  SERC is unprecedented in the depth and breadth of its reach, leadership, and citizenship in Systems Engineering. Led by Stevens Institute of Technology, and principal collaborator, the University of Southern California (USC), the SERC provides a critical mass of systems engineering researchers – a community of broad experience, deep knowledge, and diverse interests. SERC researchers have worked with a wide variety of domains and industries, and so are able to bring views and ideas from beyond the traditional defense industrial base. Establishing such a community of focused SE researchers, while difficult, promises results well beyond what any one university could accomplish.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement design concept and implementation,  for all SERC sites including but not limited to: websites (internal/external); online product interfaces; banner and rich media advertisements; Flash applications, presentations and interactive demos
  • Build project timelines and  migration plan for all SERC sites
  • Building of any databases (based on your needs this person would need to build a backend and a sitemap that meets all the needs of SERC)
  • Provide all support for the SERC sites and appropriate training for staff that will assist in updating various sites Manage project workflow and coordinate schedules, requirements, goals and assignments as needed
  • To develop web page infrastructure and application related to pages with more advanced graphics and features.
  • To monitor web server and site technical performance.
  • Implementing search engine optimization strategies.
  • Work closely with the SERC Director, faculty and partner schools to update and manage website components
  • Maintains and reports web usage and access statistics  (web analytics etc.,)
  • Advise Director on the improvement, results, competition and new direction in technology to assist with marketing of the brand.
  • Ensure regular communication and email contact with affiliates and act as main point of contact for site content and design changes and technical needs
Skills / Attributes Required
  • Strong web design skills which will include the ability to edit HTML.
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective design techniques and standards including user interface design, graphics creation, production, and optimization for the web
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PHP, HTML, XML, scripting languages, and cross-platform web accessibility standards.
  • AA or certification in Web Development, Design or related field / or 2 – 3 years professional experience in a Web-related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web development and site management applications, including Drupal, Joomla or Wordpress, Adobe Photoshop, and the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to build databases and work with intranet sites
  • Excellent organization, communication, and listening skills
  • A flexible attitude with proven experience of working in a small team; ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects
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