Website Team Assistant

Job Description

Committee affiliation: Website Team

Basic Function

Duties include HTML production, file maintenance, and timely communication with the Web Diva. Expect to spend 5 to 10 hours a week during peak periods. Web Assistants work from home using a text editor such as BBEdit for the Mac or EditPlus for Windows (the preferred HTML editors).


You are expected to be an active participant in maintaining the chapter websites. You are encouraged to offer your own ideas and special talents. You may also be asked to update links to conference information. All committee members help the committee manger with status report contributions and may voice objective opinions concerning the committee's issues.

You will be asked to assist with updates to all pages on the sites.

Experience and Skills

  • WordPress skills
    • WordPress 3.5.1+ Text Editor to maintain posts and pages
    • Accessibility / Section 508 requirements
    • HTML 5, necessary
    • Hand coding, necessary
    • PHP 5.2, helpful
    • CSS 3, helpful
    • MySQL Database management
  • Familiararity with PHP includes and modularized site structure
  • Knowledge of and access to FTP software
  • Familiarity with file maintenance and version control
  • Experience with Adobe PhotoShop and Adobe Acrobat helpful
  • Familiarity with JavaScript (optional)


Your own computer and software. A text editor such as BBEdit for Macintosh or Homesite 5 for Windows.

Time Commitment

Expect to spend 5 to 10 hours a week during turnover periods between chapter years updating changes to chapter officers, event schedules, competitions, and so forth. Expect to spend 2 to 4 hours a week during other times for updating changes to Jobs Board, and documentation contractors/consultants pages; event announcements; conferences and seminar announcements; and other pages as needed.


If you are interested in serving the chapter as a volunteer, please fill in the Volunteer Signup form.

Last modified: February 17, 2016
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