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POSITION DESCRIPTION

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Web Specialist
Office of Communications
Supervisor - Web Services
March 24, 2017
75
ASASP_III
ASASP Unit III
28

POSITION SUMMARY:


  Under the direction of the Supervisor - Web Services Supervisor, the Web Specialist assists in the implementation, design, and maintenance of school and office web sites for the Prince George’s County School System (PGCPS). The incumbent will participate in the development of various web applications as required. Work includes assisting in overseeing the operation and management of the public web site; programming web templates; training web content editors; analyzing web data; as well as supporting the various initiatives of the school system through online media.  Success of work is measured in terms of effectiveness in accomplishing objectives.       

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Meets with department managers to determine functions of, and customers for, website;

Assists in the operation and maintenance of the school system’s web site, including programming, database management and troubleshooting;

Assists in the management of the school and offices websites;

Conducts training for new and veteran webmasters on current and new web publishing technologies;

Designs and implements new website designs;

Answers questions from website users and serve as an advocate for the web;

Researches new technologies and equipment;

Writes, edits, and designs content for the Web (i.e. graphic files, web-based applications, interactive features, etc.);

Ensures that PGCPS website complies with applicable federal, state, county government mandates;

Functions under the direction of PGCPS-approved policies and practices of web development; and

Performs other duties as assigned.


 

QUALIFICATIONS:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Considerable experience in website design and programming;

Considerable knowledge in website design, web page construction HTML programming, and website management;

Considerable knowledge in the use of web and graphic editing software including Adobe Creative Suite;

Demonstrated knowledge in the creation of dynamic web site applications using Ektron/EpiServer Content Management System, SQL Server, and Visual Studio;

Demonstrated experience in the application of web technology in all facets of the educational setting;

Skill in writing web applications to include the following programming languages: VB.NET, C#.NET, CSS, JS, HTML5, and XML;

Knowledge of SEO; Google Search and Google Analytics;

Ability to evaluate the appropriateness of new technology trends;

Experience in promotion, marketing, graphic design, or advertising; and

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


 

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Instructional Technology, Communications or Business-related field; or a combination of education and related experience. 


 

 

 



CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


None Required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:


No direct supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT:


The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


None.

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