POSITION: Website Administrators
Number of Positions: 3
Website Administrators will manage and maintain websites, taking into account functionality, appearance, content, and performance. Their main focus will be on the technical aspects of web maintenance, such as building servers and troubleshooting, but they will also update the more visible parts of the website, tweaking the design or adding new sections. Website Administrators will typically work in front of a computer, but they must be accessible at all times in case problems occur, especially with high-traffic websites. The role lends itself well to freelancing or remote work, since communication with users and clients can be done online.
Duties and Responsibilities
Managing Website Infrastructure: To get a website running, Website Administrators must set up a web host, configure access for users, establish news and mail servers, and seamlessly connect databases and other: back-end components. They’re will be responsible for familiarizing clients with the website and making sure it functions smoothly.
Monitoring Performance: Website Administrators will constantly evaluate website performance by checking metrics such as loading time and memory consumption. Going beyond the technical aspects, they will also assess user feedback, effectiveness, and traffic, even exploring marketing techniques such as newsletters and SEO to draw more users into the website.
ProvidingTechnical Support: Websites require constant maintenance after setup. No matter how robust a site is, it’s never a one-time job, and Website Administrators must be proactive when addressing user concerns and resolving bugs. Additionally, upgrades and improvements are inevitable in the fast-paced world of tech, so it will be up to Website Administrators to integrate these advances.
Creating and Update Web Pages: Website Administrators will work directly with code and often update webpages to add content or tweak the layout. For large-scale changes such as expanding the website, they will create new web pages based on wireframes, which they may design themselves.
Evaluate Structure and Content: Because of their familiarity with the website and their role in updating it, Website Administrators will contribute to the development of a website’s structure. They will set basic standards for both graphics and content, checking for quality before uploading components.
Skills and Qualifications
Web admins must have strong technical expertise and problem-solving skills, with a working knowledge of both web development and system administration. A drive for constant learning willbe helpful, since this role deals with various facets of the web, from infrastructure to content. Along with a technology-related degree, CCIME typically is looking for Website Administrators with the following skills:
Web development – Website Administrators must be proficient in web programming languages in order to update or create web pages. At minimum, they should be able to convert designs into code through front-end development
Infrastructure expertise – since the job revolves around maintaining websites, successful Website Administrators should be knowledgeable about security, hosting, network optimization, databases, and other infrastructure-related factors that affect a website’s performance
Testing – Website Administrators should be able to test and debug website features, with the goal of making them error-free. Beyond programming tests, they will also assess the website’s usability, design, content, and popularity
Dependability – Because even a small problem can be detrimental to a website, Website Administrators should be able to react quickly to bugs and performance lags. They should be able to guard against future risks by preparing backups and disaster recovery plans
Customer support – When customers report issues, Website Administrators should be proactive, working to fix the problem while communicating updates. It’s important that they will be able to explain technical concepts in everyday language
Tools of the Job
Website Administrators should be extremely proficient with the following tools, which they will use on a regular basis:
Content management systems (such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla)
Web analytic tools (such as Google Analytics, SEMRush, Open Web Analytics)
Web hosting services (such as HostGator, SiteGround, Bluehost)
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a similar field.
Minimum one year of demonstrated experience in ICT Sector. Experience in NGO Sector will be of an added advantage.
Proven competence in written and spoken English, Good writing and editorial skills.
Proven skills in developing and writing ICT Concepts and plans
Strong organizational and time management skills. Also, very strong networking skills and excellent interpersonal relationship skills
Applications with copies of academic documents, Salary Expectation, CV and contact details of three work-related referees, should be submitted to CCIME by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for Interviews.