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Come join our team! We are looking for someone with website design experience who will help us to create new pages and update the current pages of the Utah Education Policy Center's ( UEPC ) website. As our web designer, you will update and maintain our media-rich website using WordPress.

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and manage UEPC's website using the University of Utah's WordPress Theme
  • Update our website to make it a user-friendly and attractive multipage website that will host text, interactive media, and graphics.
  • Maintain the website, including posting new events, reports, and employees as needed, and troubleshooting any errors.
  • Ensure new content on the website adheres to Section 508 compliance standards. Make recommendations to increase compliance.
  • Timely completion of tasks
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of work

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

  • Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
  • Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
  • Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
  • Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
  • Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
  • Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalency with 2-4 years of experience.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

  • An understanding of how to embed media (including videos and interactive modules) into a WordPress website
  • Familiar with industry best practices including writing for the web, usability testing and methodologies, search engine optimization, accessibility, website migration processes, etc.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and is consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, the Department of Education, the Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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