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WEB SITE ADMINISTRATOR
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility to coordinate, write, edit, design and produce state of the art Home Pages and World Wide Web sites. An employee in this class provides technical assistance to all departments/districts with their web sites. The majority of work assignments will be focused on web pages but some support for overall public information work may be required. Work is performed under the general direction of a department head or director. Supervision is not a function of this class. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Designs, prepares, edits and coordinates printed and audio-visual informational materials for web sites.
Coordinates web site design and layout with department/district personnel. Assists with short and long range planning related to the internet and web sites.
Provides technical support to management relating to the promotion of programs and services on the web.
Analyzes and resolves design, layout and implementation problems relating to web sites.
Stays abreast of industry trends and all applicable technologies, including scripting, security issues, authoring tools, graphic design tools, and new languages.
Coordinates HTML/Web design classes for other designated web representatives.
Assists department heads with information relevant to budget, technology and web trends.
Analyzes traffic to web site and recommends any necessary programming changes.
Refreshes web site content to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information and images.
Serves on committees involved with internet/web site technology.
Coordinates the transfer of web site content from test to production with appropriate staff according to quality assurance standards.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERSISTICS
Good knowledge in the creation of web-based applications using Microsoft tools and technologies.
Good knowledge with installing, configuring, maintaining, tuning, analyzing, and optimizing web sites.
Good knowledge of state of the art web development tools and HTML.
Good knowledge of the use and operation of computers and related peripheral equipment.
Good knowledge with web site and page design, including writing, editing, layout and internet programming.
Ability to continuously monitor industry trends, technologies, and standards and be able to research, recommend, and apply new technologies to web sites as they emerge.
Ability to work well within tight deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Baccalaureate degree in Computer Science or a closely related field, and one (1) year of experience or its part-time equivalent in systems analysis, testing, and implementation of computer based information systems which must have included web design and development; or,
B. Five (5) years of experience or its part-time equivalent in systems analysis, testing, and implementation of computer based information systems which must have included web design and development; or,
C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).
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