University of Utah Web Content Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/10/2018

Requisition Number PRN17174B

Job Title Web Content Specialist

Working Title Web Content Specialist

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01442 - Web and Interactive Marketing

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $38,000 to $43,860

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Assists in the development and implementation of content for websites. Writes and edits content for both patients and students as well as faculty, staff, and community users. Also enters or migrates website content in a content management system as directed and assists with maintenance of content. Experience working with clients and/or collaborating with other people is a must.


• Edit and update website content as requested.

• Write/edit content for various health care topics or regarding academic programs as directed.

• Create or migrate webpages in a content management system as directed.

• May work with subject matter experts on written pieces.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalency with 2-4 years of experience. May be expected to have knowledge ofHTML,DHTML, and JavaScript programming language.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


• Experience working with style guides and the mechanics of punctuation and grammar.

• Experience with content management systems, such as WordPress or something similar.

• Experience working with subject matter experts.

• Knowledge of writing forSEObasics.

• Basic knowledge ofHTML.

• Experience with Adobe products, such as Photoshop (image editing).

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.