CUNY Webmaster/CMS Administrator (IT Associate, Level 1) - Provisional in Bronx, New York
Webmaster/CMS Administrator (IT Associate, Level 1) - Provisional
Hostos Community College
I.T. Associates perform moderately complex professional work in technology-related disciplines. While areas of specialization vary, typically I.T. Associates work in areas such as development/programming, communications, technical support, or similar functions depending on the needs of the Information Technology area to which they report. Work tasks include resolving complex technology problems and serving as a technical resource. They have considerable latitude for independent initiative and judgment and may have supervisory responsibilities.
I.T. Associates should demonstrate mastery of one or more technology-related disciplines.
This job is in CUNY's Classified Civil Service. The full specification is available on our web site at
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Information Technology Department at Hostos Community College is committed to providing a secure, cost-effective and reliable state-of-the-art technology infrastructure and computing environment to enable and enhance the productivity, accessibility and user experience for all of its constituents while focusing on a dedication towards customer service to support the College's mission.
The Information Technology Department seeks applications for a Webmaster/CMS Administrator (IT Associate, Level 1). Reporting directly to the IT Sr. Associate, the successful candidate will serves as the primary individual responsible for the campus’ website and content management system implementation, management and support. Currently the campus uses the Kentico .NET CMS, but is exploring other platforms. The role is responsible for designing, developing, securing, testing, publishing, and maintaining web pages and websites/web servers, including layout to functionality, according to stakeholder specifications and organizational standards. Additional responsibilities include the following:
Create visually appealing sites that feature modern mobile-responsive user-friendly design, clear navigation, exciting content and follow the latest accessibility guidelines.
Communicate with internal stakeholders to determine their needs and design preferences, coding the solution, and running tests to ensure functionality meets their approval.
Provide consulting, training and guidance pertaining to best practices for webpage design and development and on the effective use of the CMS.
Posses strong experience in HTML/CSS, basic scripting, SEO, web architecture documentation, and social media integration.
This is an essential position and is expected to be responsive during emergencies which require immediate updating of web content as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential duties require on-campus presence.
High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent
An equivalent of seven years of experience post-high school that can be met by one of the following: seven years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology related position; an Associate's degree plus five years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position; a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution plus three years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position
Demonstrated English Language proficiency
A Motor Vehicle Driver's license, valid in New York State, may be required for some, but not all positions.
This job has three levels. To qualify for Levels 2 and 3, additional qualifications, such as education, experience, or certification relevant to the area of specialization are required.
The following qualifications are preferred:
5+ years of website development and management experience in higher education setting
BS in computer science or a related field
4+ years of experience managing Microsoft IIS Web Servers, application pools, virtual directories, and security
4+ years of experience with .NET CMS (Kentico) and/or open-source content management platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, etc. in a multi-server, high availability environment with distributed user rights for content editing and approval workflow in a Windows Active Directory domain environment
4+ years of experience integrating Google Analytics into web sites/servers and for social media ad tracking
4+ years of experience with modern graphic/web/UI design platforms and tools, including designing for ADA compliance
3+ years of experience optimizing web sites for search engine optimization (SEO)
3+ years of experience creating web forms for email or database routing
Experience with Sharepoint administration andREST/SOAP
Familiarity with OWASP
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
Ability to troubleshoot and optimize web pages for security and mobile responsiveness
Understanding of network diagnostics and analytical tools
Other duties as assigned in support of the role, department or college
Ability to prioritize, problem-solve, multitask, and work independently in a dynamic, rapidly changing workplace with high accountability
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigating to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"
Please attach resume, cover letter, and three professional references.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants who meet the qualification requirements and are a permanent IT Associate, permanent IT Assistant, permanent IT Support Assistant or have applied for IT Support Assistant, Exam #2064, will be considered.
Open until filled with review of applications to begin July 15, 2022
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Information Technology/Technical
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.