Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Executive Director of Communications, the Manager, Web and Digital Design will be responsible for bringing to life The Data Science Institute's (DSI) brand with speed and conviction, while maintaining high standards for original concept and detailed execution. S/he will oversee the design and management of digital content to DSI's various web properties and social media. The Manager, Web and Digital Design will serve as the single point of contact that enables the digital communication of the work conducted at The Data Science Institute.
- Design and update innovative content presentations for DSI's main website including: - News stories; - Events; - Photo and image galleries; - Multimedia presentations; - Data visualizations, graphs, charts, and interactive graphics, and infographics; - Slide decks. - Work closely with University web technical team to assist in developing and implementing new websites and enhancements to DSI's existing site; - Help design visual stories for Institute website, including creating images and infographics; - Serve as a representative to University web personnel to determine web needs and work with CUIT and other vendors to meet those needs on a timely basis; - Compile and interpret reports on website data using digital analytics, including Google; - Maintain a repository of digital graphical images for all media use and provide appropriate news and video content to the Columbia University website and outside media as directed; - In conjunction with other members of the communications team use social media to advance the Institute's mission; - Recommend ways to integrate emerging technologies and best practices into our website and digital properties; - Help design and style content for electronic newsletters; Routine maintenance of websites; - Other assignments as assigned/required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Must be a service oriented professional who demonstrates creativity in performing assigned tasks, has flexibility and performs well under pressure. Must have great project-management skills and must be able to consistently meet tight deadlines. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of constituent groups, including Institute and University administrators, faculty, graduates, students, and professionals in corporate relations and government; the ability to coordinate and execute multiple projects simultaneously; written and interpersonal skills, including the ability to function well in a team environment.
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_172137
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