Employment Opportunities - California Teachers Association

Multimedia/Web Support Specialist

Vacancy #: C-929

Employment Category: CAS

Date Flown: 7/18/14

Department/Region: Training, Information and Development (TID)

Location: CTA Headquarters (1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010)

Salary Range: CAS Schedule G ($5871 - $6532 per month)*

Additional Information: Available Internally & Externally 8/5/2014



Duties and Responsibilities

Incumbent may perform any combination of the tasks listed below:

  • Assists in development of standards-compliant websites and blogs using XHTML, CSS and other appropriate applications and software
  • Assists in production of email and web templates, and static and flash banners
  • Performs a variety of tasks relating to front-end web and multimedia support including building Flash applications, using Photoshop to prepare photos for website use, converting mock-ups of websites to a working webpage with valid codes, and conducts cross-browser testing and implementation
  • Uses content management systems for posting content, photos, videos and other materials to the website
  • Utilizes various applications to create web and multimedia projects of a highly sophisticated nature 
  • Assists in the creation of interfaces, animations, graphics and videos
  • Creates custom web pages and other materials using new and existing templates
  • Assists with day-to-day management of CTA websites, including the posting of routine changes, updates copy and material
  • Creates, develops and produces copy materials for use on all CTA websites, CTA-supported websites and other projects
  • Edits and proofreads a variety of documents, including website and video content with attention to grammar, punctuation, spelling and style
  • Understands the use of website and search analytics
  • Researches, suggests and helps to implement new website and social media topics to improve the user experience by keeping abreast of changes in technology
  • Uses common research tools and systems, including frequent use of the Internet
  • Arranges meetings and conferences, prepares materials for duplication and performs other logistical duties as assigned
  • Prepares, compiles, and maintains files, reports and records as needed
  • Composes and prepares correspondence for the Associate Executive Director and TID Division staff
  • Performs other appropriate duties as assigned

Qualifications - Minimum Required

  • BA/BS and 1 year relevant experience, or, AA and three (3) years relevant experience, or, high school/G.E.D. and six (6) years relevant experience
  • Experience and strong knowledge of current web technologies (XHTML, HTML, CCS, Javascript, Flash, Photoshop, Actionscript, JQuery, etc) and visual development frameworks and software (Wordpress, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, etc)
  • Knowledge of current and commonly used web trends, resources and multimedia concepts and practices, including Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices, Sitecore experience a plus
  • Ability to follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform functions of the job
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise planning, coordinating and follow through skills as applied to large complex logistical projects
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with fellow employees, leadership and management in a complex interdependent organization structure
  • Ability to learn and communicate CTA structure, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to learn and utilize computer software programs used by CTA
  • Exceptional attention to detail and consistency
  • Able to work overtime as needed

* This position is in a bargaining unit represented by CAS. Salaries are established by a collective bargaining agreement. Step placement is also determined by the CTA/CAS Agreement.

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