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Manager of Web Design Services and Network Administrator


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  School of Pharmacy (10000823)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position leads a team of web designers who conceive web designs and execute brand messages in digital media; advises on computer problems requiring knowledge of software and hardware interactions, performs diagnostics on departmental computers, purchase of new equipment; and supports the development and maintenance of network systems within the department.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Assigns projects to designers, tracks designer progress and reviews final product.  
  • Interacts with clients to determine needs and technical requirements. Ensures publications are in accordance with clients’ requests, budgets, and deadline requirements.
  • Creates complex web designs using a variety of software. Prepares and maintains University web sites and other digital media (e-newsletters, e-blasts, flipbooks, etc.)
  • Communicates with clients to ensure publications are in accordance with clients’ requests, budgets, and deadline requirements.
  • Serves as lead in the use of computer hardware and software. Advises management on computer problems and purchase of new equipment, software, and/or hardware.  
  • Works with manufacturers and vendors to determine costs, specifications, and functional requirements of network equipment.
  • Monitors network systems to ensure that networks are functioning within design standard; makes adjustments as necessary to optimize performance or repair a fault.
  • Diagnoses and corrects computer software and hardware problems and failure.
  • Monitors operations and performs necessary maintenance to department network systems to ensure system integrity; coordinates and performs diagnostic testing of departmental computer software; coordinates repair; troubleshoots office computer problems.
  • Provides technical assistance, training, and support to department staff in the use of hardware and software.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Provides supervision and guidance web designers who conceive web designs and execute brand messages in digital media.
  2. Oversees design preparation of University web sites and other digital media.
  3.  Develops, installs, and maintains computer programs and network systems for department.  
  4. Stays abreast of web based technologies and techniques.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design or a related field from an accredited four-year college or university.




Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi