• Web Master & SEO Officer at ​The Admiralty University of Nigeria

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    Date Posted: 2018-02-12

    The Admiralty University of Nigeria is hiring a Web Master & SEO Officer in Delta

    Overall Purpose

    • The post holder will be responsible for the leadership, vision and strategic direction of the University’s Information Technology department.
    Essential Functions
    • Manage the development of, and develop web pages and page templates
    • Achieve team deliverables and constant updating to websites, SEO, CRM and email response
    • Work with systems developer(s) for the integration of forms, site support and other page functionalities
    • Design some front-end solutions that integrate with other systems, technology and functionality
    • Be the primary point of contact in all aspects of website development and management including analysis, planning, testing, and maintenance
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ascertain functionality, content, and long-term strategy
    • Work with Content Manager, Technology Manager to ascertain SEO implementation and provide directions and guidelines
    • Offer new site features and functions as site capabilities grow
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Maintain all websites delegated
    • Ensure that the sites along with the pages attached to them are in working order
    • Review each site and mark out the changes required in it
    • Check the level of security in each site and update it
    • Make sure that the sites are secured and the user data they may incorporate is also safeguarded
    • Ensure that the sites are user friendly and easy to navigate, as these factors affect the performance
    • Possess knowledge about the client requirements and analyze the websites accordingly to bring suitable changes in them
    • Execute a regular follow up and assessment of the performance of the sites
    • Analyze the site layouts and structures, HTML coding, navigation systems, etc., for optimizing the content with a view to receive top search engine rankings and enhance the visibility of the websites
    • Plan out future modifications for the sites and keep abreast with new technologies and software to develop the online presence and success of the sites
    • To collaborate and coordinate with Senior Management to design, manage, update, and test the web sites and relevant applications of the University.
    • Assist in the design of the web site, including its "look and feel", in support of strategic initiatives.
    • Provide excellent customer service to all levels of users and encourage accuracy, timeliness, consistency of style and navigation across the web site.
    • Responsible for day-to-day maintenance, compliance, and continuity of a comprehensive web site and directly related sites.
    • Ensure compliance with established guidelines for usage of logos and University identity icons and applicable legal requirements on web site usage, security and standards.
    • Coordinate the implementation and administration of web sites throughout the University, staying current on standards for web usability, design, HTML, CSS, SQL scripting languages, browser compatibility, and accessibility.
    • Critically review and act as gatekeeper for web site changes.
    • Responsible for assessing new standards, technologies and trends and formulating plans for future enhancements of web site.
    • Ensure that web sites are accessible from a variety of different environments and especially small devises.
    Further Information
    • Accountability In undertaking these responsibilities the postholder will clearly be able to delegate specific functions, but not accountability for them, to other individuals.
    • Hours: This is a full time post. The nature of the post is such that the postholder will be expected to work flexibly and for such reasonable hours (minimum 40) as are necessary in order to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the post.
    • Leave: 25 days per annum.
    Person Specification (Experience & Knowledge)
    The successful candidate will need to provide evidence of outstanding professional knowledge and progressive leadership including:

    Qualifications and Skills:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Graphic Art, or related field.
    • Two years of professional webmaster or web maintenance experience.
    • In depth knowledge of, and experience designing with Drupal and or WordPress.
    • A solid understanding of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, HTTP, SQL and XML, including internet related software and other contemporary browser API's.
    • In depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
    • Experience working with stakeholders to convert their business needs into solutions.
    • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt to the changing technologies in web development.
    • A good eye for graphic design principles.
    • Excellent skills in understanding and defining information design and the presentation of content to the viewer.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent communication skills and a professional demeanor.
    • Ability to follow directions, organise, prioritise, multitask and meet deadlines, with attention to detail.
    • Preferred Qualifications Strong understanding and appreciation of web standards Section 508 or WCAG 2.0, usability-accessibility standards, and related experience using tools for testing web sites for accessibility standards compliance.
    • Knowledge of front-end website performance optimisation.
    • Webmasters must have knowledge of programming languages, operating systems and Internet applications. They must be familiar with and be able to execute Web design, programming and development, and understand the requirements of standards bodies such as the World Wide Web Association.
    • Ability to manage different projects in a fast-paced environment.
    • Related work experience at a university setting.

    How to Apply

    If interested and qualified, send your application to the "Human Resource Office" via: jobs@adun.edu.ng

    To apply, it is ESSENTIAL that your Application consists of:

    • A Cover Letter (maximum one single-sided A4 page) noting your personal and contact details and specifying the position(s) you are applying for;
    • Your curriculum vitae (maximum 2 single-sided A4 pages) outlining your academic and professional qualifications as well as your work experience in reverse chronological order with your current, or most recent job, first; and
    • A narrative (maximum 4 single-sided A4 pages) as to how you match the requirements noted below:
      • Applicants must address the following in their application submission:
        • How their previous engagements are in line to all the requirements set out above under this job description section;
        • How their future work would add-value towards the criteria set out in this job description section; and
        • How they best fit in improving the academic work and student services to be delivered by the university.
    The selection process will consist of three phases:
    • Initially, the selection panel will consider all candidates that match the Job Role and Person specification criteria;
    • As an interim stage, a short-listing of best fit applicants will be compiled and an interview panel will be formed. Candidates that make this short-list will be invited to attend a preliminary interview; and
    • In the final stage of the process, selected few candidates will be asked to attend a final interview. A job offer will be made to the best applicants following this stage.
    Detailed Guidance
    Personal Details:
    • Full Name (Surname first, in capital letters);
    • Declaration of Change of Name;
    • Place and Date of Birth;
    • State of Origin & Local Government Area;
    • Nationality;
    • Permanent Home Address;
    • Present Postal Address;
    • Mobile telephone numbers; and
    • E-mail address.
    Work Experience:
    • Work Experience, including full details of former and present post(s);
    • Full details of teaching and research experience and service; and current total annual salary details.
    • Educational Institutions Attended, with Dates;
    • Academic Qualifications Obtained, with Dates;
    • Professional Qualifications Obtained, with Dates;
    • List of Publications, (where applicable); and
    • Honours and Distinctions.
    • General other:
    • Marital Status;
    • Number and Ages of Children (if any); and
    • Extra-Curricular activities.
    Two (2) Referees
    • Names of Referees;
    • Telephone number; and
    • E-mail address.
    Note: Most resulting appointments will commence in September, 2018 (fall semester) to mid- June, 2019. While the appointments will be based at the Ibuso Campus, there may also be the need to cover assignments at the Sapele Campus.

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