Web Content Editor - Kern Community College District in Porterville California

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Kern Community College District

Porterville, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

College Site

Porterville College

Basic Fuction

Under the direction of the college official responsible for public information, implement and manage web content using a content management system; implement social media strategies; provide training and technical support to staff and faculty in association with our web presence; develop and write text for publication on the web.


Develop and edit web pages using a content management system; proofread and edit page content including page design layout to ensure compliance with district-wide standards and industry best practices.

Work with various campus and district administrative and departmental offices to produce, maintain and edit web-related content in a variety of formats including (but not limited to) web pages, portal channels, newsletters, blogs, articles, surveys, email campaigns and social media.

Work with subject matter experts to ensure grammatical quality and optimal comprehension of published online content.

Write audience-targeted text to be posted to the web and portal by interviewing others and gathering information from internal and external sources.

Create, edit and manage content such as graphics, photography, video, and text to ensure it remains relevant, current and has a consistent style and voice; ensure appropriate metadata is maintained for the content; manage the clearance and proofreading processes for content publishing.

Assume point-of-contact tasks and communications in response to staff and faculty questions related to document workflow, publication, content maintenance and usage of social media.

Address web site accessibility issues for disabled persons; maintain current knowledge of standards and assure compliance.

Contribute to and implement taxonomy standards for content.

Contribute to and implement Search Engine Optimization strategy.

Identify new content opportunities as well as necessary content changes or updates based on student feedback and organizational goals.

Maintain the college’s social media presence; train faculty and staff on appropriate use of social media; monitor social media channels to ensure compliance with guidelines.

Participate in groups and committees related to web-based technologies.

Participate in the development and review of web standards; address concerns related to the college’s web presence.

Perform web-related consultant duties for campus administrative offices and departmental offices.

Identify and evaluate new products and technologies for possible implementation; maintain current knowledge of technological advances and industry trends.

Train and provide technical direction and advice to co-workers.

Perform related duties as assigned.

An Associate degree or higher in communication, marketing, computer studies or related field AND two years experience with web development and/or editorial experience.

  • Superior writing and editing skills.
  • Experience with the specific conventions of writing and editing for the Web.
  • Page layout and design of web pages.
  • Use and applications of computer equipment including scanner, digital camera and printer.
    HTML and CSS.
  • Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Develop, implement and oversee the college web site.
  • Develop, implement and oversee social media strategy.
  • Improve written content with attention to detail.
  • Work in a Content Management System.
  • Operate various software programs in the development and maintenance of the web site.
  • Operate various hardware equipment including scanners, digital cameras and printers.
  • Train users effectively.
    Prepare and maintain records and files.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Prioritize and schedule work.
    Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Minium Salary

$4,634.99 per month

Maximum Salary

$6,549.12 per month (maximum entry level $4,634.99)


It shall be the policy of the Kern Community College District that equal opportunity to seek, obtain, hold, and advance in employment in the District shall be afforded to all who qualify without discrimination because of race, color, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex (gender), sexual orientation, age, and/or physical or mental disability. Appropriate qualifications for the performance of specific duties are the basic criteria for the employmentand promotion of personnel. Additional efforts will be made to recruit, develop, and to promote qualified members of groups that are underrepresented in the District workforce, even if that under-representation cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions on the part of the District.If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Human Resources Department at (661) 336-5141.

Keyword Phrases

  • Web Content Editor
  • 3 campuses serving 38,000 diverse students
  • Committed to continuous quality improvement
  • Invested, Inclusive, Accountable, Focus, Committed
  • Web Development
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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