DFPS Web Team Lead - Salary Range: $4,598.66 - $5,973.83

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Keller,Kathy (DFPS)

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Closing Date 03/06/2015


DFPS Web Team Lead;    Salary Range: $4,598.66 - $5,973.83





Posting Type:

Open to All Applicants


FLSA Exempt/



Dept of Family & Protectve Svc


Office of Communications

Job Title:

Web Team Lead

Posting Number:


Full Time/Part Time :

Full Time



Job Location:

701 W 51ST ST




AccessHR Service Center



Salary Range:

$4,598.66 - $5,973.83

Salary Group:



Days (First)



Closing Date:


Job Description:
This position is the Office of Communications web-team lead and is selected by and reports to the DFPS communications manager. The position develops and organizes information for web, social media, and print mediums for a range of audiences, including the public and department employees. This position oversees, designs, develops, tests, uploads, maintains, and manages agency web pages. This position coordiantes, writes, and edits for the agency newsletter and other publications, and interacts routinely with agency staff to improve presentation, information architecture, usability, and accessibility of agency websites for all audiences. This position coordinates with DFPS Information Technology on application integration with DFPS websites. The position assumes some responsibilities of the communications manager in the manager's absence or temporary reassignment.

Essential Job Functions:
• Plans, leads, corrdinates, and conducts website redesigns, reorganizations, and content refreshes. • Conducts systematic quality control and remediation, including scanning for and remediation of broken links, orphaned files, or documents. • Designs queries and reports as needed, and analyses data and analytics to inform systematic website improvement. • Develops, edits, and writes information for agency websites and other publications. This includes gathering, analyzing, and editing complex or technical material into plain language. • Uploads files to agency servers, keeps development and production environments synced, and coordinates electronic releases. • Designs clear, professional presentations on a variety of information using a variety of media for multiple audiences. • Provides backup for others in the unit and performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations. • Demonstrates respect for cultural diversity. • Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
This position requires a mix of skills that include web design and information architecture, coding, analytical and planning, and writing in various styles including plain language. This position must be able to design and structure websites to organize and present information according the best practices for usability and accessibly, use web publication tools, and hand code CSS and server-side include files on a responsive-design website. At a minimum this position must have the following knowledge or skills: • Ability to lead and mentor other team members. • Ability to plan and execute complex web projects. • Proficiency in Dreamweaver, Photoshop or similar software, and Acrobat Pro. • Ability to write and/or edit html, cascading style sheets, and server-side include files. • Ability to design web analytic queries and reports, analyse web analytics and other data, and use this information to make systematic website improvement. • Knowledge of search optimization. • Ability to write and edit in plain language. • Experience using social media on behalf of an organization. • Ability to incorporate video and multimedia content in websites. • Ability to create graphics and charts for the web. • Knowledge of requirements and techniques for making websites accessible to people with disabilities. • The ability to behave professionally and work productively and harmoniously with people of various backgrounds and skill sets. Preferred additional knowledge and skills include: • Skill in communications planning and consulation. • Ability to edit, adapt, and apply Javascript.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
None required

Initial Selection Criteria:
Four-year degree in communications, journalism, graphic design or other applicable or related fields. Minimum of four years experience in web design, content development, or other related website work. Additional work experience that is applicable to the essential job functions may be substitued for the educational requirement on a year for year basis. Work experience used to offset education requirements may not be counted to meet the work experience requirement.

Additional Information:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.


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Kathy Keller
EIR Accessibility Coordinator
Department of Family and Protective Services


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