Web Content Specialist

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Sep 24, 2021
Closes
Oct 07, 2021
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a Website Content Specialist, who will support an NCI-funded project. You will communicate with protocol coordinators and requestors, and ensure that their content is posted in a timely manner.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Review and publish content for the CTSU Member's website, for requests received from Protocol Coordinators, and other requestors.
•    Post protocol and non-protocol documents, document links for protocol activations or pre activations, emergency messages, and announcements to the website.
•    Post HTML content while ensuring it is Section 508 compliant.
•    Regularly communicate with protocol coordinators/requestors, and ensure that their content is posted in a timely manner.
•    Support the publication and distribution of the CTSU Bi-Monthly Broadcast email.
•    Utilize Content Management System (CMS), and FileZilla to perform posting responsibilities.
•    Run basic SQL queries (queries will be provided) to ensure that new studies are available in the staging website.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A Bachelor's degree, preferably in an Information Technology related field.
•    3+ years of previous work experience in an IT environment.
•    Experienced user of the Microsoft Office Suite, HTML, and Section 508 compliance.
•    Previous experience with content management software

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to follow processes and manage tasks within multiple initiatives/projects concurrently. 
•    Strong desire to learn new skills and technologies.
•    Work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment. 
•    Able to work well under pressure and deadlines.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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