full-time position with Development and Alumni Affairs - Communications; 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday
The Office of External Affairs includes Development, Communications and Marketing, and Finance and Administration. The award-winning Communications and Marketing team provides strategic communications, external and internal communications, and marketing services for the school across a variety of digital and print platforms. This includes brand and identity management, digital strategies and web services, editorial and content strategies, visual communication, media and public relations, social media and integrated marketing campaigns. The school has just completed its centennial year and will successfully achieve its goals within the University's Rising to the Challenge Campaign in 2018. As the #1 School of Public Health in the country and the oldest independent degree-granting school of public health in the world, this is an exciting place to work with unparalleled opportunities for creative work at the highest levels.
Report to the Director of Digital Strategy. Work with Communications and Marketing Team within the Office of External Affairs. Oversee teams of 1-3 developers on any given project and provide direction and mentoring other team members when needed. Work in an integrated manner with other communication and marketing positions and development/fundraising and constituent relations team. Work on projects for Office of External Affairs and for internal clients across the school. Focus on several key audiences including faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors, prospective students, affiliated and unaffiliated friends of the School.
Responsible for leading and working with a team of both front-end and back-end developers through the development and deployment of various web-based projects. Design and develop solid front-end solutions that integrate with other systems, technology, and back-end functionality with a heavy focus on creating the ideal user experience. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to determine a website's purpose, functionality, requirements, and long-term strategy. Act as primary point of contact and participate in all aspects of website development including analysis, planning, testing, development, and maintenance. Identify and apply the latest technology, best practices, strategies and tactics to position the school as a digital leader. Perform code-reviews and suggest best practices. Communicate solutions both orally and in writing to team members and clients. Work with outside vendors and consultants to help produce additional projects.
Perform other duties as required.
**Please provide coding samples and original website designs**
Strong familiarity and knowledge of cross-browser, cross-device and cross-platform compatibility issues and solutions. Able to hand code using HTML and CSS and demonstrate strong semantic mark-up, accessibility standards and cross-browser design skills, as well as, an advanced understanding of web standards and best practices including SEO and accessibility.
Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills. Experience with responsive / adaptive design. Strong command of web authoring tools, and the ability to work on both PC and Mac platforms
Detail oriented with strong follow-up skills. Knowledge of other modern content management systems such as Drupal is valuable as the school is considering a CMS change in the near future. Experience working as a member of a small responsive web development team, e.g. participating in planning, design, information architecture, user experience, and project requirement sessions.
Able to work on multiple projects with shifting priorities and manage own short- and long-term deadlines within the overall team project schedule.
Experience in creating documentation and how-to resources for internal and external audiences.
**JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.**
Experience with UX/UI design. Familiarity with and use of Google Analytics. Knowledge of SiteExecutive, our School's content management system. Working knowledge of ColdFusion, PHP, JSP, and SQL. Interest and/or experience with public health and a science based environment.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.