1. Position Description
Multimedia Developer Specialist
Salary Level: Secretarial Contract Prepared Date: January 6, 2014
Contract/Benefits: Secretarial Contract Revised by: Kimberly Golden-Benner, Director of
Department or Area:
Approved By: Christina Mazzella, Executive Director Human
Reports To: Director of Communications
1. Two to four years experience in web-based graphic design or web interface design, B.A. or B.S.
in graphic design, art or related field or equivalent academic and work experience.
2. Knowledge of software including: Soundforge, Photoshop and post-production software.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
4. Good organizational skills with critical attention to detail and accurate record keeping.
5. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals at various organizational levels.
6. Satisfactory work record & criminal/child abuse clearances (Acts 34, 114, and 151).
7. Knowledge of HTML Web technologies and applications.
8. Experience with audio/video demonstration technologies is highly desirable.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
The Multimedia Developer Specialist will be responsible for day-to-day creation, maintenance and
optimization of websites within the ASD domain. They will have overall responsibility for content
management as well as a variety of projects involving website design, webpage development, and the
development of graphics/images and video. Additionally responsible for designing the user interface
and overall customer experience for our web sites and applications. This includes overall navigation
flow, layout of specific pages, and creation of graphic elements to ensure quality and integrity of all
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develops, designs, implements, updates, monitors and maintains:
a. District Internet website;
b. District Intranet website;
c. all individual school websites; and
d. all District department websites (sub-sites).
2. Allentown School District Position Description 2
2. Trains and supports faculty and staff who have been granted webpage access and responsibilities for specific webpages within their respective areas.
3. Responsible for design maintenance and optimization of all web sites within the ASD domain and other electronic publications and applications.
4. Create and develop web graphics/images and video segments to integrate into ASD websites.
5. Ensures that all design elements, templates and finished solutions work within a variety of browser types and screen settings along with the constraints set by development and design.
6. Implements District plans for communications.
7. Optimizes web navigability for browser and mobile platforms.
8. Manages user and group accounts.
9. Converts and optimizes published documents.
10. Participates in efforts to improve quality of Web sites and other electronic publications as required.
11. Check hyperlinks regularly to insure validity.
12. Serves as help desk for parents/guardians and community searching for District information.
13. Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Director of Communications.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Meets commitments made to employees; Focuses on resolving conflict; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Shows reasonable control of personal emotions; Exhibits objectivity and openness to the views of others; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and solicits clarification; Responds appropriately to questions; Contributes to building positive morale; Puts success of team above own interests and recognition.
Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results; Exhibits confidence in self and others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Observes safety and security procedures when appropriate; Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes facts in problem-solving; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Works within approved budget; Conserves district/school resources; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Follows policies and procedures.
3. Allentown School District Position Description 3
Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions; Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works ethically and with integrity; Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan; Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
While performing the duties of this job, the specialist is regularly required to talk or hear. Specifically, the specialist must be capable of hearing forty (40) decibel loss maximum. Specific vision requirements include seeing with acuity of twenty (20) inches or less and far acuity of at least twenty (20) feet with normal depth perception, field of vision and accommodation. The specialist is required to use hands to fingers or handle documents, telephone, etc. The employee is required to stand and walk for sustained periods of time throughout the district and climb stairs. The employee must be capable of receiving oral communication and/or conveying details and/or important instructions to employees accurately and quickly, using good judgment.
The person filling this position will be evaluated according to the evaluation procedure adopted by the Allentown School District.
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