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Digital Content Specialist


– Accepting applications


Division of Governmental Relations & University Communications

The University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for a Digital Content Specialist. The responsibilities of this position will include the following: Create content for distribution across multiple channels, including websites, marketing collateral and social media. Review, copyedit, approve, and publish digital content. Coordinate university’s digital editorial calendar. Enforce the university’s web style guide and advocate for the CMS. Serve as a resource for standards, best practices and guidelines around brand, visual identity, information architecture, content, and accessibility. Work closely with university’s technical support team to ensure accessibility, functionality and performance of university’s digital platforms, specifically ensuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Lead accessibility education programs and best practices for university’s content management authors. Offer frontline Adobe AEM CMS support and training to web content editors. Perform related duties and special projects based on departmental need.

Job Description: Under general supervision from a designated administrator, coordinate, manage and update content on key areas of the university’s website. This position has day-to-day, operational responsibility for planning and developing web content, managing the university’s selected content management system – Adobe Experience Manager - and acts as the link between the Digital Communications team and individuals who have decentralized responsibility for editing web pages. The Content Strategist works with web content editors to support consistency with the vision and style guide, support university priorities around electronic inclusion and accessibility, and direct strategies for keeping content fresh and dynamic.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with one year experience - OR – Associate’s Degree with three years’ experience – OR – seven years’ experience. Experience must be related to content creation, web content management, social media management, marketing communications or related field. Knowledge of World Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for web accessibility.

Ideal Qualifications: Proficient in copywriting and web content writing; Proficient in use of web content management software; Knowledge of best practices for web content management, information architecture, search engine optimization; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Excellent editorial and proofreading skills; Excellent project management skills; Knowledge of HTML, CSS; Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; experience in creating web content that is compliant with WCAG 2.0 guidelines.

Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter and References (Please upload these documents in the Additional Document Section of Requisition # 19122.)

To apply for this position (Requisition ID #19122), please see

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Vet / Disabled.

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