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The Webmaster is responsible for designing and maintaining VSA's World Wide
Web site and internal/external electronic communications initiatives. The
Webmaster will report to the Vice President of Communications and/or the
President/C.E.O. of Very Special Arts. Position responsibilities include,
but are not limited to:
* Design and maintain VSA's World Wide Web site, to include:
Identify and/or create text, images and other multimedia for
inclusion on site in disability accessible formats;
Monitor site traffic and ensure that VSA is linked appropriately to
other sites, search engines, etc.
Apply Hypertext Markup Language and File Transfer Protocol.
Maintain Internet Server.
* Identify and implement new web technologies for use on site:
Develop means to allow for surveys, cross referenced resources on
arts/education/disability issues, searchable databases of information,
possible on-line purchasing, virtual galleries and exhibits, chat rooms,
and other advanced functionalities.
* Research and keep updated with latest technologies for making web
site in disability accessible formats.
* Research service providers and serve as liaison to selected
internet service provider on all internet-related issues.
* Manage any outside programming consulting needs and ensure that
projects stay within approved
* Identify and develop new online opportunities for VSA and VSA Gallery.
* Respond to online requests for information and general queries.
* Promote VSA via the world wide web.
* Serve as point of contact for internet-related questions from
* Train staff as needed on effective and appropriate use of the
internet for research and other
* Other assigned duties as necessary to meet the goals and objectives
of the department.
Qualifications: Extensive Internet and World Wide Web knowledge and/or
work experience. Knowledge of HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and FTP
(File Transfer Protocol). Excellent writing, editing and communication
skills, working knowledge of new web technologies, ability to work under
pressure, creativity, and ability to handle a number of tasks
PLEASE FORWARD RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: Human Resources, Very Special
Arts, 1300 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036 or
" Ars longa; vita brevis"
(Art is long, life is short)-Hippocrates
Bonnie Bernau, Program Manager
Very Special Arts
1300 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-933-8721 FAX 202-737-0725