Content maintainers

Your website is a powerful tool to reach many people here on campus and around the world. 

Web maintenance web tasks require the ability to move effectively between a technical and web communication role.

Main responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining web pages
  • Checking web page quality, accessibility and usability
  • Proof-reading of text
  • Checking for broken links
  • Checking that copyright clearances and other legal requirements are satisfied
  • Maintaining site/content inventory
  • Ensuring published content is current
  • Periodically auditing and mapping site content
  • Coordinating content review process
  • Coordinating creation and supply of fresh content
  • Acting as the first point of contact for content changes and feedback from web users

Typical skills required:

The following skills would be beneficial to a staff member performing Web maintenance tasks:

  • Writing for the Web
  • Excellent client consultation skills
  • Content evaluation, review, forecasting and management
  • Basic image editing
  • Page layout skills
  • Navigation
  • For the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) Content Maintainers must complete SEW 099.