Roles and responsibilities
Web site administrators:
- create, maintain and improve websites
- find, create and install tools to create web content and check for consistency
- develop and enforce the website style and interact with graphic artists
- make the website as easy as possible to navigate; set up and maintain web servers
- make sure that standards are maintained so that links are lively and efficient
- take editorial responsibility for the content, quality and style of the site
- coordinate the work of support staff involved in putting together and maintaining websites
- write reports and analyse website user statistics
- repair any problems that may occur
- provide user support
Web administrators are in increasing demand due to the ever-growing number of websites and Internet users.
This occupation can also lead to opportunities for you in other areas. Web site administrators dealing with the technical maintenance of web services and websites often acquire web development and design skills that can help them become a web designer and developer. Administrators involved in the coordination and presentation of content may be able to move into marketing and communication roles.