Advertised Summary Job Description: This position is located on the Lamont Campus in Rockland County, NY.
Work as a Webmaster on a range of on-premise and/or cloud-based digital communication projects. Responsible for updating and maintaining LDEO's web content, including news releases, video posts, and other content types, on a Drupal CMS platform. Responsible for updating and maintaining Lamont's social media presents on Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo, LinkedIn, and other strategically relevant online channels. Play a key role in the migration and build-out of the Lamont's next generation of web infrastructure, encompassing strategy, design, implementation, and maintenance. Use analytics to measure and monitor LDEO's online digital and social presences, and propose changes for effective high conversion rates on these types of content. Provide documentation for all ongoing projects, and provide regular feedback for any lack of resources and/or knowledge gaps that prevent completion of assigned tasks. The incumbent will work with the Directorate, scientific staff, research groups, External Relations and IT staff to develop the long- and short-term visions for improving LDEO's digital communication strategies.
Responsible for updating, and maintaining LDEO's web content, including news releases, video posts, and other content types. Managing Content Types, Blocks, Panels, Nodes, Views in a Drupal CMS.
Coordination with LDEO Communication team, EI's External Relations team, Columbia's web team, external contractors, and LDEO IT team for production and improvement of all digital communication assets including the website, online newsletters, online quarterly reports, and others.
Migration and build-out of the Lamont's next generation of web infrastructure, encompassing strategy, design, implementation, and maintenance.
Review and technical moderation of submitted web content by various LDEO stakeholders; user support and training of research groups to improve their web presence.
Documentations and feedback loop for all ongoing projects; instrumental in the transfer of knowledge to LDEO from external consultants.
Works within the Office of the Strategic Initiatives, Development and External Relations for the Director, and coordinates with LDEO Information Technology team and the EI External relations team doing web work.
Identifies budgetary needs in conjunction with the supervisor.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus a minimum of three years of experience as a Webmaster or in a related field are required.
Candidates should be fluent in written and verbal English.
Must be a proven team player, and able to work cooperatively in small groups, as well as independently in a fast-paced environment.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of information architecture, web system taxonomy and presentation of scientific data preferred.
Additional languages and experience in scientific writing are a plus.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_167598
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.