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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.