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Webmaster (Substitute)

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Position Information

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Classification Title Webmaster (Substitute)
Job Category: Short-Term Temporary (non-teaching)
Job Open Date: 07/01/2016
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: NBU789
Job Open ID: NBU789
Position Title: Webmaster (Substitute)
Location 40-Saddleback/IVC
Department Administration (IVC-041-000)
Term: Short-term
Salary Schedule Link: $40.25/hr eff. 07/01/16
Pay Basis: Hourly
Pay Range:
% of Range:
Hours per week: Varies as needed.
Work Schedule Varies as needed.
Receives Benefits: No
Classification Benefits:
Position-Specific Benefits:
Additional Position Information:

Additional Information

Summary Description:

The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.

This position is open until filled or withdrawn. South Orange County Community College District is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for a short-term, temporary, hourly, substitute, non-bargaining unit position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. This advertisement is to create a pool of applications to be used when there is an available opening as a Webmaster (Substitute). You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website.

Under direction from higher level management staff, designs, develops, maintains, and modifies the College’s web site and related links and pages; implements web strategies related to the College’s external web sites within a framework of established District and College procedures; provides support, training, and service to web authors at the College.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties
from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Personal computer workstations, PC/MAC operating systems and server operations.
Network operating systems, web browsing and enhancement tools, utilities and applications.
Web server functions, configuration tools and procedures.
Web authoring tools, including current web languages such as HTML, DHTML, XHTML, XML, CGI, JAVA, JavaScript, and VBScript.
Web-based content and procedures for providing access to online staff and/or students through the Internet, Intranets or Extranets in an effective manner.
Methods and techniques of editing, publishing and modifying web content.
Database design and theory .
Technical understanding of Internet technologies, such as HTML, JavaScript, XML, ColdFusion, PHP, Microsoft ASP, SQL, Perl, Java and .NET.
Applications of web authoring software tools, multimedia development tools, server management software, internet server software, SQL database development and web-based course delivery platforms.
Computer graphics software packages such as Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Paint Shop as well as flash animation and video.
Cross browser and cross platform issues.
Graphic design, color and typography.
English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Ability to:

Plan, organize and execute work independently within established timelines.
Edit, publish, modify and maintain web content.
Correctly interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the function and program to which assigned.
Perform responsible and complex work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative.
Analyze, design and implement computer programs for a variety of college data processing needs.
Understand user interface issues.
Create and maintain interactive integrated database programs and systems.
Apply techniques of programming and data structuring to specific problems or requests.
Translate administrative objectives into the appropriate web-based applications.
Create and maintain both static and database driven web pages.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Make presentations and teach web skills to less technical personnel.
Respond to inquires and requests for information in a timely manner.
Demonstrate interpersonal skills while using tact, patience and courtesy.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in web design, computer science, information systems or a related field.


Four years of increasingly responsible experience in web design and maintenance.

License or Certificate:
Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein 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 job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Duties are typically performed at a desk or computer terminal; subject to noise from office equipment operation; frequent interruptions and contact in person and on the telephone with students, academic and classified staff and others. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, DOJ background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the SOCCCD Board of Trustees. It is the employee’s responsibility to pay costs associated with Pre-Employment Live Scan Fingerprinting. The fee is approximately $50. Please note that all NBU positions are paid once per month. The NBU pay period runs from the 15th of one month to the 14th of the next. They are paid the month after on the 10th. Upon successful completion of the Human Resources NBU pre-employment process, NBU employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at any time. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated. NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. NBU employees working as Classified substitutes for vacant positions may be able to serve up to 90 calendar days while the District recruits to fill the position. NBU positions do not offer benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked. Upon hiring, Payroll requires that you present your original Social Security Card for IRS purposes. This requirement is in no way connected to completion of the I-9 form for employment eligibility purposes.

Additional Classification Information:
Position Specific Benefits:

Job Duties

Job Duties

Duties and Responsibilities

Implement the overall strategic goals for content of official College web site; provide web suggestions and options related to the “look and feel” required for District marketing purposes, including e-marketing; design the College web site to accurately reflect well on the District and College.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and design the site architecture, navigational user interface, pages and the tools to navigate on the web site; create original graphics and icons for use on the site; obtain domain name; register sites with search engines; recommend environmental standards; determine and implement the web design parameters, style guides and visual standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Edit content and provide oversight on the design of College web pages; coordinate with authors of and contributors to the web site to ensure consistency in style, tone and quality of the College’s site(s); present a consistent visual image on the web by promoting uniform fonts, formats, icons, images, layout techniques and modularization, including maintenance of HTML, template and image archives.

Duties and Responsibilities

Organize the navigational structure of the website; design, construct, maintain and modify high-quality web sites and pages including incorporating graphic user interface (GUI) features and other techniques; convert submitted materials to web documents; product graphic sketches, designs and copy layouts for online content; determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type and arranges layout based upon available space, layout principles and aesthetic design principles; publish content to web; maintain and provide ongoing design of the web site.

Duties and Responsibilities

Determine placement of all new information submitted by program areas and develop and maintain a master calendaring system for the college.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide specified project coordination among assistants and authors in web development; provide technical support to the College on a by-product basis; perform disaster recovery functions; perform backups and ensure user accessibility to the site; monitor site traffic and scale site capacity to meet traffic demands; make recommendations related to new software, tools and hardware related to web sites.

Duties and Responsibilities

Effectively operate and use multi-platform personal computers; advise and perform training and teach web skills to assistants, users, authors, and others as needed; establish liaisons with graphic artists and provide first-level user support; provide support for web sites located on UNIX and PC servers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Connect to a local network; connect Local Area Network to the Internet; analyze network traffic and monitor connectivity; set up server hardware; set up Web server software; maintain web server software and extensions; maintain DNS; maintain user state; create and develop server-side scripts or programs to accept, store and manipulate data from HTML forms.

Duties and Responsibilities

Establish and maintain virtual hosting; provide quality assurance by maintaining the home page and the hypertext files contained therein; and manage web traffic.

Duties and Responsibilities

Promote file-naming standards so published files can be migrated to multiple platforms; integrate database capability; mirror contents across sites; promote the proper use of HTML and keep abreast of developing HTML standards so College web pages will have a consistent interface across multiple web browsers; troubleshoot client HTML pages.

Duties and Responsibilities

Run routine software tests; perform troubleshooting and provide routine maintenance of web pages; provide progress reports; maintain and publish web statistics.

Duties and Responsibilities

Engage in on-going training to keep skills current and as needed for the job; perform on-going research and testing of new tools, software and products related to web development.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate work with the ITSS Department within established parameters; collaborate with college technology staff and District IT to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the web site; coordinate with other web page designers and the system administrator, ensuring that applicable standards such as HTML validity and link liveliness are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

Compile and maintain a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for use by the college community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide assistance in budget preparation and administration; monitor and control expenditures.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform related duties as required.

Documents Needed for Applying

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc

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