Covenant College
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Lookout Mountain, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary

We are looking for a skilled web developer with a strong understanding of website analytics to manage and oversee our website, using their knowledge of computer software, HTML coding, and graphic design to maintain a website that tells a story and achieves business goals through UI/UX best practices. This role will involve tasks centered around content management and creation, website maintenance and updates to existing pages, development of new landing pages for digital campaigns, implementing contextualization and personalization through our CMS system (Modern Campus), and more.

In addition, we are looking for someone that has a strong understanding of web analytics and is able to create custom reporting within Google Analytics and implement tagging/tracking for digital campaigns across various platforms through Google Tag Manager. The ideal candidate has technical expertise, and can work alongside a team and independently in the creation, maintenance, and updates of our website. Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and other web services with experience in enabling data connections between advertising and analytics platforms is essential to succeeding in this role.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs and creates intuitive user experiences through information architecture, graphic design and user interface development focused on admissions and lead generation.
  • Conducts research through analysis of current behaviors and future needs, understanding our target audiences, and studying leading practices and emerging trends.
  • Engages with the marketing team to determine cost effective and high quality solutions for any new website initiatives.
  • Evaluates the usability of designs through cross-browser and device testing
  • Maintains our website and user interfaces, using standard HTML/CSS practices, while incorporating data from back-end databases and services
  • Implement new tags for tracking purposes, and troubleshoot pixel placements as needed.
  • Auditing existing analytics implementations and presenting optimizations to the marketing team
  • Developing measurement strategies around admissions goals and conversion tracking.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of new and emerging industry trends and technology
  • Make website updates as requests come through from across campus
  • Perform regular file backups to local directories for recovery.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree
  • 3-4 years of experience in the design and development of websites or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Graphic design, user interface design and/or information architecture experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in web development using HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript.
  • Experience creating web themes using XSL/XSLT
  • Experience with jQuery/JSON
  • Experience with PHP
  • Experience with SQL
  • Previous experience implementing APIs
  • Working knowledge of web accessibility principles
  • Working knowledge of web and networking security principles
  • Working knowledge of web server configuration and management
  • Proficiency with content management systems, including WordPress, Drupal and Webflow
  • Implementation of websites in Content Management Systems
  • Google Analytics deployment, administration, and reporting
  • Experience with Google Tag Manager implementation and administration
  • Technical writing skills for documentation
  • Awareness of the wider Digital Marketing space, including Paid Search, Paid Social, SEO & general Digital Marketing strategy.
  • Strong working knowledge of Google Suite
  • An understanding with connecting online & offline data sets within Google Analytics a bonus

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • An understanding of the mission and purpose of Covenant College.
  • Must be able to assent to Covenant College's Staff Commitments.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with Slate is a plus.
  • Working knowledge Modern Campus (Omni CMS) is a plus.
  • Some graphic design experience and capabilities with Adobe Suite preferred.
  • Prior work with a liberal arts college/university is a plus.
  • Experience visualizing data to communicate analysis with stakeholders in Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, or other visualization platform is a plus.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants should apply at https://www.covenant.edu/about/employment and provide a resume and a statement of faith or Christian experience. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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