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Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Director, Web Communications. This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing

The individual will oversee the college’s websites as the official web communications tool to promote the mission of
the College to internal and external constituencies. Design, Develop, integrate and manage the operations of the College’s externally
facing and internal web content delivery and web presentation technologies. Develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the
security, integrity, and accessibility of all information in the College’s websites, web services, and resources. Function as website
Editor-in-Chief and Site Administrator for the web content management system and web content accessibility standards and guidelines. Create
an engaging user experience by monitoring audience behaviors through analytics integrating new technologies, and keeping web content
current. Ensure published web content and documents are compliant with current World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines (WCAG) for digital content. Provide advice to senior College administrators on these issues.

Rhode Island College is the
place to be BOLD. We are a regional comprehensive public college that serves approximately 6,400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral
students through our five schools: The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of
Business, the Zvart Onanian School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. Established in 1854, we are Rhode Island’s first public
institution of higher education. Our college is located on a beautiful 180-acre suburban campus in the vibrant city of Providence, and has
satellite locations at the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence’s Innovation District and the Rhode Island College
Workforce Development Hub in Central Falls, RI. We are known throughout the Northeast for our high-quality academic programs, small class
size, personalized, hands-on learning experiences, world class faculty, and high value compared to other four-year institutions.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field.
  • A minimum
    of ten years of web experience including eight years in the administration of a comprehensive and dynamic web site and three to five years
    of experience in networking, web technologies, and user-focused support in a web environment.
  • At least five years of experience in
    a supervisory role.
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal, supervisory, and verbal/written communication skills and the ability to
    work in teams.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in a senior advisory capacity
    to higher education administration.
  • Experience in the administration, support and delivery of a higher education web site.

Application deadline: 4/30/2022

Proposed starting salary: $100,000

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

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