Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Technology Director Position Description

The NWACUHO Technology Director works to support the mission of NWACUHO by exploring, developing, and implementing various web-based services, programs, and information to members of the NWACUHO association and executive board in a timely fashion through the NWACUHO website.

Goals for this position include:

  • Providing continuous design and informational updates and additions to the NWACUHO website
  • Creating a website that is informative and comprehensive, navigationally easy and intuitive to use
  • Managing the NWACUHO website
  • Implementing NWACUHO’s plan for internet service to the association

Who is the successful Technology Director?

The NWACUHO Technology Director is not required to have strong IT/IS skills. However, they should enjoy solving problems and working independently as well as in a team. Good management skills are helpful, as is the ability to explain and recommend web solutions to non-technical people. They should be self-directed and have an interest in developing and maintaining a topnotch website. Desirable skills include:

  • Organizational and personal skills to work effectively with NWACUHO colleagues.
  • A strong design sense along with a methodical attention to detail.
  • Ability and desire to work as a team member with minimal supervision.

Specific position tasks include:

  • Determining, organizing, and maintaining website architecture/directory structures.
  • Integrating multimedia, database or other applications int0 the website as appropriate.
  • Maintaining currency of website information.
  • Insuring uniformity of design and accuracy of all pages within the website.
  • Troubleshooting problems associated with web pages.
  • Designing and developing individual web pages that promote NWACUHO programs and services.