The College of Business Education is looking for a qualified applicant who will be engaged as Computer Analyst/Webmaster for a period of 6 months. The primary purpose of this position is to increase and build capacity for management of the website and other communication technologies which fulfil the needs of the College.
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR COMPUTER ANALYST/WEBMASTER
The primary purpose of this position is to clearly define, manage and maintain the website. The Computer Analyst/Webmaster will closely work with the staff of Computer Unit to develop and maintain a website that fulfills the needs of the College. The ultimate goal of Computer Analyst/Webmaster is to build capacity of the office of the Public Relation Officer in marketing the college through the website and social media. The Computer Analyst/Webmaster is expected to lead the functional and technical design, development, testing, integration and training of content producers and editors for ongoing support of College website.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
i) Training, organizing and supporting College staff as they create and edit web content;
ii) Selecting and implementing a CMS software solution including, but not limited to template creation, security and approval levels, WYSIWYG content editor, versioning, content scheduling etc;
iii) Providing technical and user training and manuals to Computer Centre staff;
iv) Creating mechanisms to enable members of staff to create and maintain online profiles;
v) Providing technical leadership to team and department members, leading through example, mentoring/
vi) influencing others and effectively working with peers, team members, and other departments;
vii) Collecting and preparing content for the website;
viii) Performing and reviewing systems analysis, design, programming, testing,debugging, and documentation for all projects;
ix) Ensuring that all design elements, templates and finished solutions work within a variety of browser types and screen settings;
x) Ensuring content on the College website communicates clearly, effectively, and consistently;
xi) Providing technical and user training manuals to the College staff;
xii) Leading process improvement;
xiii) Providing design elements, comps, templates, and finished solutions;
xiv) Testing new contents before moving to production;
xv) Creating and maintaining metadata and other inputs in the system to optimize search engine results;
xvi) Performing image manipulation tasks such as creating thumbnails, image resize, file format conversion and simple image edits;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
a) Demonstrates competency in Online communications;
b) Creative, dynamic and forward thinking individual;
c) Innovative-able to identify new opportunities and make them happen;
d) Managing websites, including management of design and developer staff;
e) Extensive Web User Interface Design (UI), Debugging and Cross-Browser Compatible Development Experience;
f) Knowledge of online Security Principles;
g) Knowledge of automatic back up and mirroring;
h) Excellent computer skills and proficiency with image editing, desktop publishing, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software;
i) Knowledge of web multimedia/creative e.g. interactive web content, digital graphics/optimization;
j) Conversant in website design, programming, development and maintenance;
k) Team player who can work independently.
Required Qualifications and Experience
i) Bachelor of Science in Communications, or Computer Science or Information Technology, Web Development or related fields;
ii) Experience in managing the development of a complex website;
iii) Minimum of three years’ experience as a Web Content/Social Media Manager, preferably in a University/College or similar environment, with content development and maintenance responsibilities;
iv) Experience in editing various types of web content ranging from general textcontent to specialized digital content;
v) Graphics experience with image editing and desktop publishing software required;
vi) Working knowledge of software such as operating systems, desktop publishing, word processing, and presentation software, as well as experience with social networking websites;
vii) Experience with content management systems, web analytics, HTML, PhP, and CSS
ix) Excellent verbal and written communication;
x) English language fluency required,
Duration of Engagement
The successful applicant will be hired for a period of 6 months. The start date is immediately. The position is located in Dar es Salaam.
A competitive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate.
How to Apply
Qualified applicants should send their covering letter, CV, three samples/links of your previous web development work, and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org and copied to email@example.com
Applications submitted without samples will not be considered.
The closing date for receiving application will be 9th February 2018 at 16.00 hours East African Time.
Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.