Director of Web Strategy

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Required Qualifications:
•  Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent years of directly related work experience
•  Expert-level knowledge of modern web strategy practices, development process, and technologies
•  Experience managing the overall strategy and content for a complex website
•  Two or more years of experience working with CMSes such as Drupal, WordPress, etc.
•  Successful and effective supervision of staff or projects, preferably in the web services function 
•  Proficiency in website analytics and audit tools such as Google Analytics, Search Console, SEMRush, Moz, Siteimprove, etc.
•  Experience working on a complex, large site redesign or migration
•  Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and build collaborative relationships
•  Working knowledge of technical and content-driven SEO
•  Familiarity with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
•  Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications skills
•  Demonstrated ability to interact positively with a diverse population and have a global perspective and experience working in a culturally diverse environment

Desired Qualifications:
•  Experience with web strategy in the higher education vertical
•  Experience with various digital marketing technologies and techniques (landing page design, email, CRM, semantic enrichment, voice-enabled experiences, paid campaigns, etc.)
•  First-hand experience with Drupal web development, including use of components and content types, structure, views, etc.
•  Extensive knowledge of the regulatory environment for the web, including privacy, GDPR, and accessibility
•  Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies for managing complex work and projects

Application Process: 
Please attach (submission-relevant) a resume and cover letter that clearly indicates how you meet the qualifications listed. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information please contact Nancy Kroeze at

There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check.

Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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