AUTM is the nonprofit leader in efforts to educate, promote and inspire professionals to support the development of academic research that changes the world and drives innovation forward through research commercialization (tech transfer).
In this role, as Web Systems and Database Manager, you will be employed by AUTM both for Association responsibilities and in support of the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC). This is a remote position and is open to candidates in all geographic areas, but applicants based in the Washington, DC or Chicago areas are preferred to facilitate more frequent meetings with other staff.
AUTM is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within its staff and Membership. Diversity encompasses, but is not limited to: race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, physical or medical condition, military and veteran status, socioeconomic status, marital and familial status, and sexual orientation.
As the Web Systems and Datatbase Manager, you willoversee and maintain the AUTM and FLC websites (including daily updates to content), lead the build of new platforms and designs, run marketing automation campaigns to recruit and retain Association Members, curate several databases, monitor analytics and provide staff training and platform troubleshooting, when necessary.
What you will do:
Content updates and page builds on autm.net and federallabs.org
Debug pages and fix broken links or images
Monitor and analyze site performance (e.g traffic, conversions)
Project manage a web refresh (audit, discovery and build)
Act as staff lead with developers on ongoing builds
Lead web platform migration to Kentico Xperience V13
Provide support to FLC for legacy platforms (Drupal, WordPress)
Act as the staff lead for Association website committees
Oversee web-based marketing automation programs
Coordinate work from subcontractors to build new database systems
Maintain data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics (help build if skills are applicable)
Manage database access and performance
Handle ongoing SEO optimization and establishes an SEO reporting structure
Work with vendor for ongoing back-end maintenance and front-end optimizations for page speed
Manage Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager implementations and integrating into Google Data Studio for visualization
Seek to innovate web, providing suggestions, feedback, and thoughts on UX/UI using analytics and user behavioral tools
Work collaboratively with other teams to understand future website needs as they relate to business KPIs
Provide feedback and suggestions for creative assets for web UX/UI best practices
Monitor website stability including uptime, page speed, links, images, and all other associated website UX is working as intended
Strong, proven project management skills
Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
Troubleshooting and analytical abilities
Outstanding organizational skills
Ability to work within teams as well as independently
Working knowledge of data mining principles
Experience working with databases and dashboards
A four-year degree in a computer discipline or communications with relevant experience or certification
Strong knowledge of CMS, AMS, LMS
Prior experience with Kentico (certified developer is preferred)
Strong proficiency and working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Strong knowledge of web analytics and SEO
Familiarity with web standards
Working knowledge of website management tools
Experience in database administration and data manipulation
AUTM is the non-profit leader in efforts to educate, promote and inspire professionals to support the development of academic research that changes the world and drives innovation forward. Our community is comprised of more than 3,000 members who work in more than 800 universities, research centers, hospitals, businesses and government organizations around the globe.