Reporting to the Manager of Systems & Programming, the Web Application Specialist is responsible for providing support and tools to the groups using the content management system. This group will consist of web developers within the University as well as outside, University Relations, News Office, and others. This position is responsible for the health, performance and security of these systems via monitoring and applying updates as needed. Other duties include providing support for many of the underlying technologies that support these systems. There will be frequent interactions with representatives of other teams, with collaboration skills playing a key role.
This is a temporary, two-year position.
UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. Amherst, situated in the lovely Pioneer Valley, was rated the #1 college town in America by US News and World Report. UMass Amherst IT is a dynamic and exciting organization with a mandate for continuous improvement. If you are an enthusiastic and innovative individual, we invite you to apply.
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Include letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references. Apply by March 3, 2017, for priority consideration; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.