School Webmaster (PL)

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Coach/Trainer

Description

Each school will have a designated School Webmaster to manage the school’s website and individual web pages.  The Webmaster serves as the school or department's primary contact for questions regarding the website. They also serve to train staff at their location on the use of the website and collaborate with peers to share ideas and innovations.  The School Webmaster will be responsible for managing their school’s web page in accordance with School District 308 Web and Communications Standards. The position will pay a stipend (Schedule A, Category 2) and be appointed by the school’s principal.

Responsibilities:

  • Post at least two monthly news stories onto the school’s web page “School News” section.
  • Update/Change photos and captions on the homepage on a monthly basis 
  • Keep the school website calendar updated (sync Google calendars if maintained/updated by the school office, also add HSO/PTA calendars).
  • Post important dates (SIP, Early Dismissal, Teacher Institute, Parent/Teacher Conferences, School Closures, School Outages, and Emergency Information) to the yellow banner.
  • Update Staff Directories at the beginning of the year and maintain throughout the year, update pictures when available.
  • Annually review and update as needed areas of the website not otherwise assigned to individual users (for example: Announcements, Activities/Athletics, Important Information, Our School, Parent Section, HSO/PTA, Principal’s Message, LRC page).
  • Annually review and update Teacher section as needed with new staff
    • Assist staff with updates/development of teacher pages
    • Notify District Webmaster of teacher changes at each school 
  • Annually review webpages, more often as needed when content changes, for spelling errors, broken links, and outdated information.
    • Add a date to the bottom of the page if all information has been verified and is accurate (example: Revised 9/19)
  • Use ALLY tool and repair severe accessibility issues on sites throughout the year:
    • Monitor school websites, and department and teacher webpages for accessibility issues.
      • If certain mistakes continually occur, consider a building-wide training to prevent the issue.
      • When issues are identified, train the user on correct posting/formatting.
      • Communicate with District Webmaster if accessibility creates an undue burden or fundamental alteration of any academic, athletic, extra-curricular, special education or other programs that uses the website or Internet applications to communicate or provide access to services or information

Social Media:
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n coordination with and under the direction of building leaders, webmasters may be responsible for solely managing and posting to the schools’ social media accounts, or assisting as needed. 

  • All webmasters should have editing rights to their school’s social media account(s)
  • All webmasters should be familiar with how to post to the school’s social media accounts
  • Webmasters should check social media accounts at least every two weeks for fresh content (ideally posts should be made several times per week). 
    • Use online stories or photos if needed, to keep pages current
    • If building leadership is managing the social media account, and content is not current, please communicate the district’s expectations with building leadership and/or notify district webmaster. 
Qualifications:
  • Some knowledge of HTML, CSS, graphics, W3C, and web standards.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro

Posted By

Community Unit School District No. 308

4175 Route 71 , Oswego, IL 60543
 

At the following locations

Plank Junior High School

4175 Route 71 , Oswego, IL 60543