Sr. Director, Web Development & Operations at The Ohio State University

Sr. Director, Web Development & Operations at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
November 9, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.


Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Strategic Marketing Communications, the Sr. Director, Web Development and Operations is responsible for leadership of the technical strategy, roadmap and implementation of the website, its supporting sites and applications, as well as oversight and support of related marketing tools, technologies and integrations. This role will lead a team of front-end and full-stack web developers and web support staff. He/she will be directly responsible for the performance of the home page and will collaborate closely both across University Marketing and across campus to provide technological leadership and expertise. Additionally, this role will collaboratively help drive a cohesive and continually evolving enterprise web strategy in support of the University's mission and vision.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; 10+ years progressively advancing web development and website management experience; 7+ years professional experience leading enterprise web operations, with proven ability to lead issue escalation and resolution, performance monitoring and quality control; 7+ years hands-on web development experience, leveraging evolving coding and development standards in HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP and MySQL; 5+ years of experience supporting and developing for enterprise content management systems like Drupal, ModX, Sitecore, or similar (Drupal preferred).


Experience implementing and customizing web analytics scripts (Google Analytics, SiteCatalyst); Familiarity developing with MVW frameworks, such as Angular or Ember; Experience working in a higher education and/or marketing setting.

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.