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Web Site and Content Coordinator

Job Description

TITLE: Web Site and Content Coordinator

JOB CODE: 8504



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To provide assistance in the development and on-line distribution of web materials to sections/departments/units. Responsible for interfacing with unit administrators, content experts, technical staff, and publishers. Impacts one or more sections/departments/units.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To manage a web site for either a single organizational section/department/unit having extensive publishing needs or of multiple web sites for multiple organizational units having web-publishing requirements that do not require a full-time person. (Note that in this context, a Web Site and Content Coordinator does not maintain the hardware and software required to operate a physical server that host(s) one or more web sites.) Provides day-to-day management of a web site's content including content creation, addition and removal from the web site. Day to day management involves explaining the processes to publishers regarding organization of materials on the web site, identifying who has security access, programming needs, and who is responsible for what aspects of web creation, maintenance, etcetera. Coordinates and facilitates the publishing activities regarding design, creation and production of the web site within an organizational section/department/unit. Reviews the purpose and scope of publishing efforts and projects within a unit and assists unit personnel in determining resources to create and distribute the desired content. Assists in determining which publishing technologies meet a unit's publishing needs. Meets with department/unit's staff to identify and locate the content that needs to be published on the web site. Creates, designs and produces web content. Assists a section/department/unit's staff in designing the "look-and-feel" of a web site as viewed by its users. Contributes to the development of content requiring effort and resources that exceed the responsibilities of a single individual. Organizes and maintains the content infrastructure of a web site. Helps personnel within sections/departments/units learn basic web-publishing skills that allow individuals to self-publish to the web. Keeps current on the overall status of the web publishing technologies available for the creation and distribution of web-based materials. Determines where files are placed on a web site and assigns access rights to the appropriate individuals for the addition, modification and removal of content from the site. Manages the process of assigning access rights to web content to restrict access to a specific user(s). May perform other duties as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from the head of a section/department/unit. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Indirectly supervises, coordinates and contributes to the efforts of individuals involved in web site publishing activities.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Associate's degree or equivalent in English, journalism, communications, information technology or related area. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in English, journalism, communications, information technology or related area.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: A minimum of one-year experience developing complex, hypertext markup language (HTML) documents with embedded graphics forms, audio, video, applet and script objects are mandatory. Information technology skills required include the following: an advanced knowledge of WYSIWYG HTML editors; basic understanding of graphic types, audio objects, applets and their inclusion into Web documents; basic JavaScript skills; and competency using Unix and NT file systems and management software for arranging files on a Web server. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Use of high-end personal workstations and standard office equipment and standard classroom equipment. Typical office, information technology, and classroom environments. In exercising these functions the incumbent must be able to exert up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.