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Web Content Manager - Indiana Department of Homeland Security

Date Posted:  Aug 8, 2019
Requisition ID:  13873
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

About IDHS:

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (“IDHS”) works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to protect the people, property, and prosperity of the State of Indiana. We pursue this mission in order to achieve the highest level of safety and security for Indiana’s citizens, businesses, and infrastructure. It is also IDHS’s goal to efficiently and effectively mitigate and respond to threats and disasters, both natural and manmade. The IDHS team works tirelessly to achieve its vision by focusing on the following three values:

People. IDHS works to enhance the safety and security of Indiana residents by ensuring that first responders, such as firefighters and EMTs, are properly trained and certified to effectively and efficiently provide assistance during emergencies; supporting security measures during major events in Indiana; and continuously monitoring and standing ready to respond to potential hazards and threats.

Property. IDHS works to ensure that public buildings, such as businesses and schools, are compliant with fire and building codes; that our cities and towns are provided with continuous support and resources through our Emergency Operations Center in times of crisis; and that our critical infrastructure is protected from both physical and cyber-attacks.    

Prosperity. IDHS works to ensure that economic activity will continue during and after a natural disaster or manmade crisis by administering disaster mitigation, response, and recovery grant funding from both the state and federal government; by planning and training so that IDHS is able to help minimize the impact of a disaster; and, when necessary, quickly assess damage and seek disaster relief assistance from the federal government.

Summary/Objective:

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security Public Information Officer and Web Content Manager is responsible for the management and upkeep of the Department website, assisting with other video, audio and multi-media projects, and general public information officer duties as assigned. This includes a high level of customer service to internal and external customers, and gathering and presenting content, including website text, writing scripts, text for presentations, etc. Incumbent updates, adds to or deletes content from the website, working closely with public relations personnel and subject matter experts (staff) to help better inform the public. Incumbent is also responsible for ensuring that the website is up to date and that all obsolete data is removed. The incumbent ensures the usability and user experience of the website. PIO duties include publications, and writing for press releases and other public consumption.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Make content changes to the website using State of Indiana specified content management software and software for the creation and manipulation of web pages, pdfs, multi-media, PowerPoint and other presentations, scripts, audio files, video files and images.
  • Content management includes gathering information, writing, editing and organization.
  • Provide a high level of customer service handling internal and external issues, taking into consideration internal and external customer and agency needs.
  • Follow all brand standards set by the agency and State of Indiana
  • As needed, the position will provide on call support to a joint information center in response to an emergency, and assist with emergency operations center ESF15 staffing.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include publications, media and other public-relations duties.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Requirements:
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through a bachelor's degree or at least six years experience in program  coordination, development, implementation or accredited college training in a related field.
  • Ability to become proficient  using IN.gov Content Management System (Red Dot) software for Website Management/Web Page Creation, PhotoShop, Adobe Acrobat, audio editing software and Microsoft Office products. 
  • Ability to gather information, write and edit text, manage web sections, manage online services, manage widgets, manage left navigation (tier 1 & tier 2) Items, and releasing or publishing web pages.
  • Minimal travel required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and client-focused attitude

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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