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Digital Content Specialist

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Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Office Support, Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Student Life/Services

Department: Educational and Community Supports (COE)
Classification: Administrative Program Spec
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $18.92 - $28.59 an hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

October 11, 2022 (updated)

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this position applicants must submit an online application, including names and contact information for at least three professional references, and must include:
1) A current resume
2) A cover letter that clearly articulates how your skills and experience make you an ideal candidate for this role

Department Summary

PBISApps, a multidisciplinary team within the Educational and Community Supports (ECS) research unit in the University of Oregon’s College of Education, is a leader in providing practical solutions for common education problems. We enable educators to use student behavioral data in schools all over the United States and in over 10 countries worldwide. Our work at PBISApps translates cutting-edge research into real-world solutions through an equity-focused educational service mission, sophisticated software and database architectures, and development tools used by an active and enthusiastic base of over 20,000 schools. Our solutions save educators time and keep them focused on supporting students. PBISApps has a continued commitment to using data-based decision making to improve student outcomes and make systems more effective, efficient, and equitable. We offer a flexible, supportive family-friendly work environment focused on a work-life balance in a stimulating academic setting.

At ECS, our teams value the contribution that diversity brings to our work and culture. Understanding and learning from our differences gives us unique opportunities to improve our products and services.

Position Summary

As a member of the Marketing and Communication Team, the Digital Content Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day management of Educational and Community Supports’ website and social media content to meet department goals and user needs. This position manages website pages and social media channels by formatting web content, writing social media posts, and creating graphics to enhance and supplement written content provided by the communication specialist.

The Digital Content Specialist manages the content of ECS' websites and social media channels (ECS, PBISApps and the Center on PBIS). This includes:
• Assessing site content needs and collaborating with stakeholders to plan and organize new content
• Formatting content for the web using a Content Management System (CMS)
• Planning/implementing social media campaigns
• Writing social media posts
• Designing graphics for the web
• Analyzing/reporting metrics

This position ensures that digital content is compliant with copyright and Section 508.

The position will collaborate with other teams and stakeholders, including researchers, regarding digital content for the web through cross-team projects and committee work.

The Digital Content Specialist uses complex content systems to track large amounts of information, which requires both design and technical skills.

The Digital Content Specialist reports to the Marketing and Design Manager.

Eligible for Hybrid Work, Local to Primary Work Location: This position has been identified as hybrid-eligible; some work may be accomplished remotely.

Minimum Requirements

• Two years of experience as an administrative specialist or executive support specialist which included administrative support for a project, program, or operation. Administrative support includes those duties beyond clerical/secretarial such as interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; and evaluation of projects, processes, and operations; OR
• An equivalent combination of training and experience.

One year of postsecondary education may be substituted for up to one year of experience.

Professional Competencies

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Strong problem-solving skills and ability to learn/adapt to new technologies.
• Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of stakeholders in various roles throughout the organization.
• A commitment to and experience with promoting and enhancing diversity and equity.
• Knowledge of digital design and production practices.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience or interest in digital video editing.
• Experience creating social media campaigns.
• Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and keyword research.

FLSA Exempt: No


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: https://hr.uoregon.edu/uo-covid-19-vaccination-requirement-employee-process.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.

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