Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
The College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) is expanding its marketing team to include a Digital Content Specialist who will be responsible for coordinating, managing and updating content across multiple channels. Content will be designed for a variety of audiences including prospective students, current students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members.
This position will report within the marketing unit which is housed in the Office of Student Affairs in CAHS. The position will have some work from home flexibility – up to two days per week is typical. Fall 2022 graduates will be considered for this role.
Create content for distribution across multiple channels, including websites, marketing collateral and social media.
Review, copyedit, approve, and publish digital content.
Enforce the university's web style guide, and advocate for the CMS.
Serve as a resource for standards, best practices and guidelines around brand, visual identity, information architecture, content, and accessibility. Assist with strategies for keeping content fresh and dynamic.
Lead accessibility education programs and best practices for university's content management authors.
Work closely with university's technical support team to ensure accessibility, functionality and performance of university's digital platforms, specifically ensuring compliance with sections 504 and 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Offer frontline Adobe AEM CMS support and training to web content editors.
Centralized positions may act as the liaison between the central Digital Communications team and positions with decentralized responsibility for editing web pages. May coordinate the university's digital editorial calendar.
Manage the university's selected content management system.
Participate in shared management of Bearcats Landing, the college's intranet system.
Storytelling through written, photography and video content.
Utilize data, website analytics and SEO to improve outcomes.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
One (1) year of experience related to content creation, web content management, social media management, or marketing communications.
Knowledge of HTML, CSS and Adobe Creative Suite.
Understanding of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
A Resume and cover letter are required and must be submitted as part of the online application process.
All requirements must be completed prior to the start date.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $45,000 to $46,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.