The Web Manager is responsible for the overall management of CSHL web properties. This management position oversees a web team prioritizing, scheduling and planning for all related web projects. The goal is to keep all CSHL web properties at or above industry standards.
Manage a small Web Services team.
Set schedules, prioritize, and assign all web projects.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for effective team building, mentoring, and training of staff.
Support Web Oversight Board (WOB). Chair the Web User/Technology Group.
Provide oversight and ownership of web applications and site enhancements: from strategy through post-launch production, executing best practices, monitoring performance, tracking against goals, and making improvements as needed.
Triage and manage concurrent website support requests pertaining to website troubleshooting or enhancement projects for multiple websites.
Create and implement quality assurance for website projects.
Ensure all website regulatory compliance, i.e. ADA Webserver administration on the Pantheon cloud-based NGINX and in-house Linux Apache environment.
Drive web development that achieves functional objectives and brand/design guidelines across all web properties as defined by the Communications Department, and trains/support staff across the institution who interact or are responsible for web properties
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is required and a master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
Experience in a wide range of digital areas including webserver administration, website architecture, requirements writing, SEO, analytics, and CMS development. ·
Experience with managing multiple projects in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. ·
More than five years of previous web development experience and more than three years in a team lead or management role required. ·
Experience implementing and extending web-based content management systems such as Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress ·
Experience integrating websites with network authentication systems (Active Directory) ·
Experience implementing and overseeing full website production cycles; including development, test, and Q/A: create test plans to evaluate new functionalities before going live; conduct the tests; identify and oversee the resolution of bugs. ·
Work experience in a non-hierarchical academic environment is desired.
Demonstrates leadership with a team-first mentality and the ability to build cross-functional relationships ·
Ability to set, meet, and enforce realistic deadlines and maintain focus on multiple concurrent projects. ·
Strong communication skills and ability to interface between technical and non-technical staff; flexible team player. ·
Critical thinking skills are necessary, with constant attention to customer service. ·
Ability to administer internal and cloud-based web servers with experience in the Pantheon NGINX and Linux/Apache. ·
Proven skill in developing website backends using server-side technologies such as ASP.NET or PHP, SQL. Code and workflow management using revision control systems such as Github
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
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You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.