Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: E6010 / Web Site Administrator
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 14

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Under general supervision, provides administrative and technical management of all facets of a principal university web site, consisting of a comprehensive range of associated web pages. Develops and implements overall policies and procedures for web site structure, format, and usage, and promotes participation in and use of web activities. Leads and supervises the activities of specialist web development staff and other support staff, as appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develops and implements concepts, policies, and standards for the operation of the web site, within overall goals and parameters established by senior management of the organization; designs consistent methodologies for the development of internet resources across the organization.
  2. Coordinates, integrates, and manages information contributed to the web site; establishes template formats and logical structures for web pages, as appropriate; may guide and assist contributors with editorial and publishing-related issues, as appropriate.
  3. Performs short- and long-term strategic planning of the integrated internet resources for the organization.
  4. Identifies training needs, and prepares and delivers technical training to contributors and others on the use of authoring language, conversion tools, and other web site methods and techniques, as appropriate.
  5. Performs ongoing evaluation of web site software and hardware to ensure the continued and future effectiveness and efficiency of the web site.
  6. Establishes and maintains web site directory structures, configuration files, and content files; oversees the testing and troubleshooting of web site systems and applications software and hardware.
  7. Evaluates, recommends, and administers internet search systems and programs; designs interactive authoring language forms to support on-line information exchange.
  8. Instructs, assigns work, and functionally supervises staff and/or student employees engaged in similar work activities.
  9. Serves on various policy and operating committees and provides technical coordination and leadership to other web site developers within individual operating units across the organization.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and standards of integrated web site structuring and design.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of current alternatives in available web site software and hardware.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to provide technical training to staff and/or students in area of expertise.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of current authoring languages, editing and authoring tools, and related web site technologies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of UNIX and/or related distributed operating systems.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of electronic filing systems and document archives.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic plans and programs in area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of established programming procedures and programming languages.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017