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Job Summary:
As part of the Enterprise Applications & Data Management team and under general direction of the Enterprise Architect, the Web Administrator manages all aspects of HPU's public web presence environment, including architecture, design, development, reliability, availability, monitoring and performance, security and content management. This is a unique opportunity that will help develop an integrated online presence for Hawaii Pacific University fostering effective collaboration, usability and communication for both our intranet and extranet population.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, Business Administration) or equivalent experience
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, PHP,XML and/or ASP.NET
  • Experience in JavaScript, JQuery and/or JSON
  • Experience in MySQL or MSSQL
  • Experience understanding fully integrated systems, which may include applications, databases and related systems
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing PHP/MySQL applications
  • Experience in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010/2013
  • Experience in Hannon Hill Cascade
  • Advanced HTML, Advanced Cascade Style Sheet (CSS), Google Analytics, social media sites and their tools
  • Have a good sense of design, layout, color, and typography
  • Have excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to manage complex tasks with minimal supervision in team situation and to effectively communicate with broad range of individuals
  • Experience in University computing environment
  • Experience in managing VPS using WHM and cPanel

Other Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Visa sponsorship and relocation allowance is not available for this position.
  • Report to work obligations to support the department and may require work during HPU's winter break, if necessary. 
  • This position may be considered an essential position with report to work obligations depending on the type of emergency, campus closure, or evacuation.
  • Must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with the Protection of Minors policy.
  • Upon hire, candidate must have reliable personal transportation to facilitate travel between to all HPU worksites and other locations as required by the position.  This includes a valid driver's license and a personal vehicle that is legally registered and insured.
  • Able to work all shifts and extended hours.
  • Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize excellent time and stress management skills.

Key Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:
1. Manages the web presence including ongoing updates and revisions (60%)

  • Maintenance and upkeep of the website as well as auxiliary web presence e.g.,
  • Study user and project web presence requirements, evaluate existing solutions and software product integration
  • Provide assistance and advice on using the CMS for content managers as well as stepping in as content managers for departments who have no content managers for their page(s) in the website
    • Updating content on pages
    • Creating graphic and image elements
    • Arranging directories based on their needs
    • Providing monthly CMS training sessions to new content managers and current content managers
    • Author and produce training materials
  • Analytics development and maintenance for HPU's online presence
  • Online form creation and consolidation
  • E-newsletter templates development and design
  • Evaluates current and emerging SharePoint practices and technologies
  • Development, design, configuration and troubleshooting of SharePoint 2010 / 2013 / Office365 projects across the HPU community
  • Customization and configuration of SharePoint portal features and functions including site collections, team sites, web parts, enterprise content management and workflows
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for extranet, intranet site or portal issues. Interfaces with vendors and technical consultants
  • Administrate and maintain various VPS, and provision hosting plans for end-users

2. Software/Data Administration (30%)

  • Develop, build and maintain templates in Cascade System ("CMS") including any JQuery, JavaScript, and CSS development
  • Understand data access and integration needs of various user systems utilized by students, faculty and staff at the University
  • Maintain and support assigned systems to ensure minimal downtime and loss of productivity and service
  • Actively participate in application development to provide expertise in building well-designed code.

3. Performs other related duties as assigned (10%)

  • Work with all other Information Technology Services staff members to coordinate projects through project review meetings, status updates, reports on problems and resolution and recommendations concerning assigned activities in order to enhance the effectiveness of the ITS division, University goals and projects
  • Attend technical training courses, seminars or self-instruction courses to enhance knowledge and computer skills and techniques across platforms
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative duties, including maintaining technical documentation, and providing expertise and assistance to other staff.
  • Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize excellent time and stress management skills.
  • Actively participates as an effective member of team by completing assigned duties, accepting additional assignments or reassignments.
  • Assists with seasonal peaks.

This description is not designed to list all activities, duties or responsibilities which may be required for this job. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned at any time.


Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, age, color, disability or genetic information. Hawai'i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

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