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Social Media/Web Design Specialist

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27053058 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $68,500 - $96,200

Position Information

Reporting to the Strategic Communications Manager, the Social Media/Web Design Specialist will be responsible for implementing social media strategies and content, developing AAPI Data brand and audience, creating and updating web content and graphic design, and strengthening AAPI Data’s strategic mission through social media and online engagement. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and storytelling abilities to produce visual content while staying updated on new tools, applications, and social channels to circulate relevant content to drive interest. Duties include designing and implementing effective social media activities, consistent brand messaging, and evaluating the success of different promotion and publicity methods. If chosen for interview, candidates will be asked to provide samples of prior work. This is a 2-year contract position, renewable depending on funding availability.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **

Education

Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required

Experience

Experience Requirement
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Thorough technical skills in computer applications for web production, image handling, publishing and design, illustration, presentation preparation, animation, web interaction, and/or other state-of-the-art web communication capabilities.
Thorough knowledge of content management systems and/or relevant web applications used for web production and organization-specific computer application programs.
Thorough skills to develop and implement original ideas and correctly identify and effectively solve problems.
Thorough skills to create clear, easy-to-navigate, informative, accurate, well-designed, and functional web sites that provide web content consistent with the organization's message and in keeping with management directives and client objectives.
Thorough understanding of organization's processes, procedures, and applicable rules and regulations for web communications.
Thorough interpersonal communication skills.
Thorough understanding of technical language and requirements of the assigned work.
Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of design and user experience, including skill to design in an appealing, lively and relevant way.
Thorough knowledge in social media management systems such as Hootsuite, Buffer, Canva, and relevant web applications used for web production.
Proficient in Canva and Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent software packages, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and InDesign
Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of design and user experience, including the skill to design in an appealing, lively, and relevant way.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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