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Web Technologies Specialist

Academic Information Services Los Angeles, California

Web Technologies Specialist

USC Marshall School of Business
Academic Information Services

The Marshall Academic Information Services Department is seeking a Web Technologies Specialist to join their team. This individual will be assisting the Senior Web Developer with the production and maintenance of Marshall School of Business websites, both internal and external.

The Marshall Academic Information Services group is a collaborative team of individuals who strive to provide the absolute best service possible. This group is dedicated to open-mindedness, is there to lend a hand to others, and always willing to go the extra mile when needed. The internal team spirit is an extension of the USC spirit, we’re family and together we do great things.

Responsibilities and Duties

This person will apply general knowledge of web development techniques as follows:

  • Assist with general maintenance of Marshall’s internal and external websites, and other digital delivery channels.
  • General maintenance includes but is not limited to add, update, archive, and provide quality control of information, images, and video.
  • Work closely with all departments, centers, programs, faculty and staff by servicing work order requests, assisting with publishing content, and providing training.
  • Perform routine website house-keeping by archiving or removing pages and files no longer needed on the website. This includes updating menu systems as needed, and using site scanning tools to remove or repair broken links, fix typos, and perform other general maintenance.
  • Support quality assurance (QA) by testing new features and existing functionality, monitoring site performance, and reporting errors.
  • Assist with in-house development of new features, and integrate existing contributed modules on the public site, which runs on Drupal.
  • Assist with maintenance and development on the internal SharePoint Cloud intranet site, which includes but is not limited to installing and configuring web-parts, creating templates, managing user roles and responsibilities, train users, and create and maintain user documentation.
  • Generate reports providing analytics of site engagement and end user behavior.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years on the job experience, or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS markup.
  • Working knowledge of Drupal
  • Familiarity with SharePoint Cloud’s technical functionality and capabilities.
  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Patience and willingness to provide nontechnical explanations and answers to questions, and train users.
    • Motivation, self-learner who consistently pursues personal and professional growth.
    • Is able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
    • Strong customer service, organizational and time management skills.


  • Moderate knowledge of Photoshop:
    • Resize, scale and crop.
    • Adjust color balance and contrast.
    • Use layers
    • Remove backgrounds (magic wand, stamp tool), etc.
  • Experience with working in a code editor or IDE
  • Specific Experience with Drupal
  • Specific Experience with SharePoint Cloud (Flows, PowerApps, JSON)
  • Programming experience in JavaScript (jQuery), PHP, XML
  • Familiarity with Git, Drush, SSH, and the Command line

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field or combined work experience and education as equivalent
  • Minimum Experience: 0 - 6 months
  • Minimum Field of Expertise: Familiarity with of object oriented design; Web servers; Web applications and programming languages; Web content management systems, search engine optimization, and usability engineering. Must be able to develop simple Web sites.

Required Documents and Additional Information

  • Resume and cover letter required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of five calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
  • USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.
  • The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.

Why join the USC Marshall School of Business?

The USC Marshall School of Business is ideally positioned to address the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and is ranked as one of the country’s top schools for accounting, finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship and international business studies.

USC Marshall builds on the unique opportunities that stem from its Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, its interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of the Trojan Alumni Family. With ready access to industries defining the new business frontier, including bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare, this vast network offers USC Marshall graduates exceptionally strong support for success in the global marketplace. USC Marshall is interested in receiving applications from individuals who enhance the diversity of its workforce.

For more information on the USC Marshall School of Business, visit:

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalent Minimum Experience: 0 - 6 months Minimum Field of Expertise: General knowledge of object oriented design; Web servers; Web applications and programming languages; Web content management systems, search engine optimization, and usability engineering. Must be able to develop simple Web sites.

REQ20080126 Posted Date: 09/11/2019 - Thru date - 2019-09-26
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