December 2012





Under the direction of a Director or designee, manage the content, implementation, maintenance, improvement, coordination and support of the District's web (Internet, Intranet, extranet) presence, includingmobile applications, the portal and reporting of web utilization.  The Web Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operation of the District’s web functionality and activities and also ensures that all web aspects of the web are in compliance policies, guidelines and standards.  Monitors web activities, incorporates new technologies into the web and enhances existing web sites. 


  • In collaboration with the Director or designee, coordinates the priorities of web development, including design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Works closely with the Web Advisory Team for the purpose of identifying and responding to stakeholder needs.
  • Coordinates site launches and special events as assigned.
  • Supports web-based interfaces to the administration information system platform.
  • Provides superior customer service to all levels of users and encourages timeliness and accuracy of web page information and resolution of problems.
  • Develops web page infrastructure, utilizes applications to ensure technical performance and assesses new technologies for applicability to the District’s needs. 
  • Ensures compliance with applicable legal requirements and the District’s policies on website usage.
  • Participates on committees and campus activities as assigned.  Works with internal teams to implement and incorporate new products into current web site format/structure.  Leads projects as required to integrate new products into current online structure. Works with users to market the website through promotional items.
  • Maintains a current knowledge base of web technologies and communicates this information to promote and support system usage.
  • Develops and delivers forms through the web.  Writes and publishes technical guides and newsletters. 
  • Provides up-to-date information on Web usage and services.  Provides direction as needed. 
  • Implements technologies that interact with databases and presents that information on the Web.
  • Trains users in the use of a web content management system for the purpose creating and maintaining content.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 



  • Current trends and technology in the field of information systems
  • Personal computers, operating and networked systems
  •  Web design, development, and implementation
  • Familiarity with client server applications and troubleshooting
  • Interactive languages and technologies such as HTML, MS FrontPage, Windows, graphic tools, multi-media software, Java, and Javascript
  • Principles of providing training and work direction.
  • Working knowledge of basic composition, page layout and presentation packages such as Front Page, Quarkexpress, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dream Weaver.
  • Visual Interdev, VB Script and CGI is preferred.


  • Present technical concepts to users at varied experience levels.
  • Train and provide direction to others.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Research, evaluate, and implement new technologies, development tools and products.
  • Work on complex problems where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required.
  • Make recommendations and implement processes, methods and programs to continually improve systems.


A bachelor’s degree and three years of hands-on experience with Web systems design and development with Windows NT, UNIX, or Macintosh platforms and advanced proficiency with HTML, XML, including style sheets, templates, complex tables, frames and image maps. Must be able to program forms and implement scripts using a variety of languages such as (but not limited to) Perl, CGK, JAVA, C, C++, Visual Basic, or VB Script. At least one year of the required experience must have included the development of documents with embedded graphics, forms, audio, video and script objects is preferred.  

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Two years of JavaScript programming experience
  • Microsoft server-side ASP and .NET development experience

Licenses and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.


Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone.  This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment.  Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment.


Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.  Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


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