Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, information science, technical writing, or a similar discipline
Three years of experience with information architecture and managing content development for web projects to include the following responsibilities:
Audited and assessed 3+ websites of 300+ pages
Creation of site maps and wireframes for at least 2 website projects sized at 300+ pages
Creation of 25+ page tables (or similar documentation) in support of a new website or website redesign project
Working on 3+ content projects simultaneously
An equivalent combination of education and experience, such as a high school diploma and seven years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired, may be substituted.
This is a temporary, one year term assignment, benefits eligible position. The position is expected to last at least one year, depending on the business needs of the department.
Experience working with senior leaders and facilitating interviews with subject matter experts
Experience directing writers and content creators
Have participated in or led usability testing
Familiarity with basic standards of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Created content style guides
Defined content creation processes for a matrixed organization
Best practices in information architecture, content strategy, and content development
Effective content creation processes that include 2-5 experts in content, SEO, and user requirements
User-focused website practices
Ability to understand how detailed content should be organized to fit into the strategic goals for the website
Successfully handle multiple projects and unrelated tasks
Ability to both to define big picture strategy and manage detailed, tactical processes
Lead and facilitate meetings with 10+ colleagues, including senior leaders
Work collaboratively, listening to feedback, and incorporating ideas from colleagues
Excellent communication skills, both oral (such as: leading content kickoff meetings and presenting sitemaps to stakeholders) and written (clarify content requirements, explain the use of page tables), including the ability to provide constructive feedback to teams and individuals
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive)
Familiarity with web content management systems (web CMS), and ticketing systems (such as Jira)
Using problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, consistently predict, identify, and independently resolve content issues
Work collaboratively, managing through influence, and lead colleagues to get things done efficiently, correctly, and on time
Establish rapport, credibility and influence with a variety of stakeholders including managers and VPs, department heads, and faculty
Proactively manage your own workload and responsibilities
HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and answering two job specific questions (in lieu of a cover letter).
Please note that the University of St. Thomas will be closed for the holiday season from Dec. 23 to January 3. Application review will begin January 15.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 4974
About University of St. Thomas
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.
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