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					                                                                                                           JOB DESCRIPTION
                                                                                              Williamson County School District


                                                              WEBMASTER

  Purpose Statement
         The job of Webmaster was established for the purpose/s of developing, implementing, documenting and maintaining assigned
         Internet applications; troubleshooting problems and managing related internal systems' and applications' projects; defining and
         monitoring "look and feel" for all District pages; and supporting the development of subordinate sites.




  Essential Functions
     • Assists a variety of content providers and departments for the purpose of updating, enhancing and/or modifying information within
        pages of the Internet and/or Intranet site.

     • Creates standards for design, navigation and browser compatibility (e.g. accessibility, fonts, formatting, icons, images, layout
        techniques, and modularization, including maintenance of template and image archives, etc.) for the purpose of meeting District
        goals and presenting a consistent image within the community.

     • Develops a variety of reports, databases and/or web applications for the purpose of meeting district requirements.

     • Installs new software and service packs for the purpose of upgrading and enhancing departmental capabilities.

     • Maintains manual and electronic documents, files and records (e.g. publication archives, etc.) for the purpose of providing up-to-
        date reference materials.

     • Manages user and group read/write access to web servers, backup, recovery and security processes for the purpose of maintaining
        Internet, Intranet and data security and/or operations.

     • Oversees website/s and homepage/s (e.g. format, content, maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining current and accurate
        information.

     • Participates in a variety of planning and development activities, including districtwide committees for the purpose of creating short
        and long range plans for programming support to the district.

     • Prepares written materials (e.g. procedures, usage reports, memos, letters, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing
        written reference, and/or conveying information.

     • Researches a variety of topics related to materials, equipment and/or work aids (e.g. software, supplies, vendors, etc.) for the
        purpose of making recommendations for solutions that address specific requirements and/or enhancing overall efficiency of
        operations.

     • Responds to a variety of inquires (e.g. teachers, other district personnel, community agencies, the public, etc.) for the purpose of
        assisting in the use and expansion of web-related applications.

     • Troubleshoots hardware and/or software problems for the purpose of providing technical advice and training, resolving problems
        and/or compiling concise descriptions to forward to technicians.

  Other Functions
     • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.




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  Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
      Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
       SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job
       conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: using pertinent
       software applications (e.g. MS Office, Java, HTML authoring, SQL, MySQL, MySQL, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, etc.); planning and
       managing projects; web program scripting (ASP, Perl, PHP, JSP); preparing and maintaining accurate records; and various operating
       systems.

       KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or
       facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform
       the functions of the job include: elements of graphic design and layout; current generation operating systems, server and virtual host
       management; composition software including Linux and Apple operating systems; concepts of grammar and punctuation; web design,
       programming and site creation; and LINUX/OSX system administration.


       ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a variety of
       factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with
       data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of processes. Ability is also required to work
       with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem
       solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of
       guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is significant. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform
       the functions of the job include: communicating with persons of varied backgrounds and technical expertise; communicating technical
       information to non-technical audiences; establishing and maintaining effective relationships; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting
       priorities; working as part of a team; and working with frequent interruptions.

      Responsibility
       Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or
       coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to
       perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

      Working Environment
        The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying,
        pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job
        requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.


  Experience         Job related experience is required.

  Education          Targeted job related education that meets organization’s prerequisite requirements.

  Equivalency None Specified

  Required Testing                                                    Certificates & Licenses
     None Specified                                                      Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) certification preferred
  Continuing Educ. / Training                                         Clearances
     None Specified                                                      Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

  FLSA Status                                                   Approval Date                                                  Salary Grade
   Non Exempt                                                                                                                    Classified 26




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