Senior Web Specialist
Justice Institute of BC
Senior Web Specialist
Date: October 9, 2018
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME REGULAR POSITION (a.s.a.p. to August 31, 2019)
Position: Senior Web Specialist
Division: Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation, Office of Applied Research & Graduate Studies
Reporting To: Director, Teaching, Learning and Innovation
Justice Institute of British Columbia:
The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator – a public post-secondary educational institution that has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence and innovation. JIBC educational programs and services are delivered to government agencies, community organizations, private corporations and the general public in communities throughout the province and around the world. Each year, the JIBC’s distinctive educational learning model attracts an average of 27,000 students, many of whom return as students throughout their careers.
Under the general direction of the Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation (CTLI), the Senior Web Specialist is responsible for designing, developing, and directing the design, creation, and publishing of online courses and learning materials across the JIBC by working with all academies/divisions and external stakeholders, enhancing and maintaining online course website security principles at the JIBC, administering JIBC online courses (websites e.g., WordPress and learning management systems (LMS), e.g., Blackboard), and other related duties.
Participate in the design, development, creation, and publishing of online courses and learning materials across the JIBC by working with all academies/divisions, and external stakeholders
- Design, develop and maintain online courses and open learning materials in collaboration with instructional designers and subject matter experts for internal academies and divisions, and external stakeholders.
- Provide technical expertise, advice, and consultation to peers and others, regarding online course systems design and flow.
- Test for website functionality, user experience, and search engine optimization.
- Provide recommendations for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of the JIBC online courses to support the educational needs of the organization.
- Create, compress and manipulate audio, video, images, web graphics to change the look and feel of online courses and learning materials.
- Keep abreast of educational, web-related, and LMS technologies.
- Develop, implement and maintain processes, procedures, standards and methodologies necessary to support open education and emerging technology activities.
- Work collaboratively with Technology Services team members on recommendations for web and LMS-related processes and procedures.
- Participate as a member of the CTLI on projects and day to day activities, as required.
- Provide technical support, general troubleshooting, and problem resolution to all the academies/divisions at the JIBC, on course web and LMS-related matters.
- Provide technical expertise and guidance to other functional groups by evaluating requirements, analyzing options and benefits and making recommendations.
- Other related duties, as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements:
- Graduation from a post-secondary institution with a degree or diploma in Computing Science or Information Technology or related discipline, with a specialization in web technology, plus a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role; or an acceptable equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Knowledge of web programming and graphic design, including in-depth knowledge of Wordpress, HTML, Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, advanced Cascading Style Sheets and XML.
- Knowledge of asset and data security methodologies.
- In-depth understanding of how to create, compress and manipulate audio, video, images, web graphics, and browser compatibility issues for Windows and Mac.
Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to analyze and interpret web-related problems and communicate effectively with internal and external clients.
- Strong planning and organizational skills, including the ability to perform multiple tasks and respond to changing priorities in meeting deadlines.
- Excellent project and time management skills.
- Ability to effectively problem-solve in a collaborative manner.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.
Ability to respond efficiently and effectively to incidents requiring corrective, functional or technical enhancements to web portfolio.
$52,923 to $60,299 annually (BCGEU Salary Grid 20)
October 9, 2018
October 22, 2018
ASAP to August 31, 2019
Please submit a resume and covering letter, quoting Competition #18-75A to:
For more information about this position, please feel free to contact:
Justice Institute of British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in broadening the diversity of its staff. We encourage applications from visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.