full-time position with Development and Alumni Affairs – Communications; 37.5 hours per week; Monday – Friday
The Office of External Affairs includes Development, Communications and Marketing, and Finance and Administration. The award-winning Communications and Marketing team provides strategic communications, external and internal communications, and marketing services for the school across a variety of digital and print platforms. This includes brand and identity management, digital strategies and web services, editorial and content strategies, visual communication, media and public relations, social media and integrated marketing campaigns. The school has just completed its centennial year and will successfully achieve its goals within the University’s Rising to the Challenge Campaign in 2018. As the #1 School of Public Health in the country and the oldest independent degree-granting school of public health in the world, this is an exciting place to work with unparalleled opportunities for creative work at the highest levels.
Report to the Director of Digital Strategy. Work with Communications and Marketing Team within the Office of External Affairs. Oversee teams of 1-3 developers on any given project and provide direction and mentoring other team members when needed. Work in an integrated manner with other communication and marketing positions and development/fundraising and constituent relations team. Work on projects for Office of External Affairs and for internal clients across the school. Focus on several key audiences including faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors, prospective students, affiliated and unaffiliated friends of the School.
Responsible for leading and working with a team of both front-end and back-end developers through the development and deployment of various web-based projects. Design and develop solid front-end solutions that integrate with other systems, technology, and back-end functionality with a heavy focus on creating the ideal user experience. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to determine a website’s purpose, functionality, requirements, and long-term strategy. Act as primary point of contact and participate in all aspects of website development including analysis, planning, testing, development, and maintenance. Identify and apply the latest technology, best practices, strategies and tactics to position the school as a digital leader. Perform code-reviews and suggest best practices. Communicate solutions both orally and in writing to team members and clients. Work with outside vendors and consultants to help produce additional projects.
Perform other duties as required.
Strong familiarity and knowledge of cross-browser, cross-device and cross-platform compatibility issues and solutions. Able to hand code using HTML and CSS and demonstrate strong semantic mark-up, accessibility standards and cross-browser design skills, as well as, an advanced understanding of web standards and best practices including SEO and accessibility.
**JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.**
Experience with UX/UI design. Familiarity with and use of Google Analytics. Knowledge of SiteExecutive, our School’s content management system. Working knowledge of ColdFusion, PHP, JSP, and SQL. Interest and/or experience with public health and a science based environment.
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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