Web Services Specialist – Swainsboro, GA

East Georgia State College wishes to announce we are receiving applications for the position of Web Services Specialist. Position will be responsible for the management of the college’s web site to ensure timely, relevant and current content of the web site in order to advance the academic / marketing strategies and goals of the college.  Work with and train department representatives for departmental web page development and management. Utilize Expression Engine web content management software for managing college web site.  Assist Marketing and External Affairs staff members with relevant tasks.


Education requirements:
Minimum:  Bachelor’s degree in information technology, graphic design, computer science, communications, marketing / journalism or related degree.

Experience / knowledge:
Minimum requirements:  One year of experience in creating quality design and content for the web.  Applicant must provide a portfolio and/or site references demonstrating web development work.  Strong working knowledge of the following: Expression Engine web content management software; Adobe applications – Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, ActionScript; Google Analytics / Apps.  Experience editing / developing HTML, JavaScript, ASP.NET;   Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari browser applications.  Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Apple and Windows Operating Systems. Preferred requirements: In addition to items listed in minimum requirements; two years experience in web page design / web development; experience with web content management systems.  Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques.  Work experience in the higher education sector.

Skills and abilities:
Strong oral and written communication skills are required as well as strong grammatical and editing skills. Excellent ability to write, speak and use images to clearly and persuasively communicate in technical and non-technical subjects with both technical and non-technical audiences. Strong attention to detail skills. Applicant must possess strong initiative and self-starting approach, and ability to operate effectively in an environment of rapid change and be able to work well under deadlines. Due to the nature of this position, the candidate will need to be able to multi-task and prioritize tasks accordingly.

Travel, weekend, evening work may be periodically required.

This position offers a competitive benefits package.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a complete package which includes a letter of interest; an EGSC Application for Employment ( click here to download application ), current resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to:

Tracy M. Woods
Director of Human Resources
East Georgia State College
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401

An offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with East Georgia State College, as determined by East Georgia State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials, and if applicable, a satisfactory credit check, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), drug screen, and physical.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Department of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution; Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees.

East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.

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