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Web Content Specialist

Western Governors University
Job Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs

Job Type: Full time

Job Number: JR-010780

Location: Home Office

If you're passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country-and you're committed to working hard to play your part in building that future-consider WGU as the next step in your career.

Driven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs, WGU is also committed to being a great place to work for a diverse workforce of student-focused professionals. The university has pioneered a new way to learn in the 21st century, one that has received praise from academic, industry, government, and media leaders. Whatever your role, working for WGU gives you a part to play in helping students graduate, creating a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.

**Current WGU employees need to apply through our internal job board by 5/20/2022 to beconsidered**

About this role:

The Web Content Specialist is responsible for working with the Web Operations Team to make updates to the website as requested by stakeholders or other teams in the university. The individual in this role will contribute ideas as well as work quickly and efficiently to accomplish tasks regarding the website updates. The ideal candidate will be willing to learn multiple CMS platforms as the website continually grows and adapts.

What you'll do...

  • Updating/loading documents located in the DAM (Program guides, enrollment checklists, etc.)

  • Page Creation - working with other teams to be able to create pages or landing pages that are inline with team and organization goals

  • Update data/stats/numbers across site

  • Migration of CMS platforms and page transition

  • Typo/wording/minor error fixes or accuracy updates

  • Posting state news releases

  • Posting state, college, and general blogs

  • Creating/updating scholarship pages

  • Creating/updating partners pages

  • Updating job postings

  • Monitoring, identifying and fixing broken links (through SiteImprove)

  • Publishing all other pages for WGU

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Website design, content creation, and non-profit fundraising skills

  • Interpret complex content for general audiences

  • Ability to lay out web pages with the user/client audience in mind

  • Ability to maintain many simultaneous projects, set and deliver upon realistic timelines, work as a team and with autonomy

  • Ability to train and teach others basic content management system skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented

What you'll need...

Department Specific Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with CMS required (preferably AEM)

  • 3+ years of website content experience required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires broad theoretical job knowledge through advanced education.

  • No required professional experience.

Nice to have...

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Working knowledge of HTML or markdown a plus.

Disclaimer: This Job Description has been designed to indicate the general nature, essential duties, and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It does not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications that are required of the employee to do this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This Job Description does not constitute a contract of employment and the University may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

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