MOUG WEB EDITOR
Application deadline: December 31, 2015
The Music OCLC Users Group (MOUG) invites applications for Web Editor. The successful candidate will edit, maintain, and manage the MOUG Web site www.musicoclcusers.org. The Web Editor is responsible to the MOUG Board and works closely with all members of the Board. Since we have recently debuted a new website with many new features, this would provide a prospective new Web Editor with the opportunity to further shape its development.
The individual is responsible for (1) updating the MOUG web site in a regular and timely manner, both independently and in coordination with MOUG Board members, so that the site accurately represents MOUG; and (2) maintaining and revising the structure and appearance of the site to ensure that the site is easy to navigate, inviting, and represents MOUG in a professional manner. The individual may help develop new content and uses for the site in coordination with MOUG Board members or designees. MOUG’s current content management system is WordPress, integrated with the Membee membership management system. The individual works with the MOUG Treasurer and other MOUG Board members to ensure continued access to MOUG’s web hosting service. The individual submits bi-annual reports to the MOUG Board.
Ability to write and edit basic HTML; knowledge of common Web browsers and file formats for graphics and text used in maintaining Web sites (.pdf, .gif, .jpg, etc.); knowledge of basic data conversion tasks such as converting MS Word documents to Adobe PDF files; ability to edit documents for grammar, punctuation, and clarity. Willingness and ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, especially page content updates. Current MOUG membership at time of appointment and throughout one’s tenure in the position.
Project management skills. Experience with and access to Web editing software such as DreamWeaver. Experience in the Web environment using graphics software such as PhotoShop. Experience with WordPress, Membee, or any CMS. Previous experience as a web site editor or manager for any organization (library/professional, charitable or service association, church, etc.).
Term of office:
The Web Editor serves for a one-year term, and reappointments occur by mutual agreement between the office holder and the MOUG Board annually thereafter.
Please send an electronic copy of your vita and a brief cover letter addressing the above qualifications and discussing your interest in the position to Bruce Evans (Bruce_Evans@Baylor.edu) by Thursday, December 31. Comments and suggestions regarding the expansion of site content and functionality are welcome in the cover letter.