Web Content Coordinator

Posting Summary


Posting Number STA00231PO23

Job Family Creative Services

Job Function Content Creation

USC Market Title Digital Content Creator

Job Level P2 – Professional

Internal Title Web Content Coordinator

Campus Upstate

Work County Spartanburg

College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level

Department UPS University Communications

State Pay Band 5

Approved Starting Salary

Advertised Salary Range $42,633 – $49,982; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Location of Vacancy USC Upstate Spartanburg, SC

Part/Full Time Full Time

Hours per Week 37.5

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday; 8:30am – 5pm; Some evenings and weekends as needed are required.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis 12 months

Job Search Category Communication Services

About UofSC

About University of South Carolina

From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor’s degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service – helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.

Diversity Statement

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding. Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

South Carolina Retirement Yes

State Insurance Programs Yes

Annual Leave Yes

Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Web Content Coordinator

University of South Carolina Upstate


Spartanburg, SC

The Web Content Coordinator is a technical leader with experience in web technologies and web design who will oversee creation of content for university website pages and technical applications. Inherent in this position is the ability to enhance new and existing web pages and technical applications, as well as internal web projects. This position works with various partners to collaboratively design pages that apply the latest technologies to engage target audiences. Reporting to the communications content manager, this position will proactively pursue content that elevates the university’s brand messaging and storytelling via the website.

  • Design and develop content for web pages on the university’s website while ensuring their usability and accuracy. Enhance new and existing web pages and technical applications, as well as internal web projects. Work closely with Content Manager and Web Developer to develop a web content and user experience strategy to guide design, content development, organization, and ongoing maintenance and governance.
  • Proactively pursue content that elevates the university’s brand message and storytelling on our new CMS and redesigned website, ensuring all pages have a similar look and feel. Apply the latest technologies to engage target audiences.
  • Assist in creating content for newsletters, social media campaigns, online publications, and other applications. Explore options and make recommendations for ways to leverage new technologies and mobile-first design.
  • Ensure web design accessibility meets compliance standards.
  • Track and report on metrics measuring the impact and effectiveness of content-driven website analytics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience in communications and web content creation. Successful background check required. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent communication skills, a strategic vision, strong problem-solving abilities, and direct experience managing websites. Experience with IIS, Apache, PHP, WordPress, and CMS.


Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and a thorough understanding of content management systems. Knowledge of Web technologies. Comfortable with concepts of search engine optimization, interpreting web trends from analytics, and multimedia applications. Ability to work in a team and independently. Excellent interpersonal skills.

Position Attributes

Employees in Safety-Sensitive or Security-Sensitive positions will be subject to pre-employment and post-employment drug testing in accordance with University policy HR 1.95 Drug and Alcohol Testing. Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 03/24/2023

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date

Job Open Date 02/24/2023

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

The application must be completed including all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the application.

The USC Upstate offers a valuable package including but not limited to:

  • Health and Life Insurance
  • Retirement Programs
  • Paid Tuition Program
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • 13 Paid Holidays (including an extended December holiday)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional Development Opportunities

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EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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