Web Content Administrator – Maryland State Law Library – Annapolis, MD

The Maryland State Law Library, a court-related agency of the Maryland Judiciary, serves the needs of Maryland’s government and citizens by: building and preserving collections of legal information resources, promoting access to these collections, and creating educational opportunities that enhance the understanding of legal information.  The State Law Library, Maryland’s oldest law library, features one of the State’s most extensive collections of legal and government information resources.

Essential Functions for the Web Content Coordinator (Salary:  $76,596-$87,939) include:

The Web Content Coordinator, in consultation with the Library Director and the Deputy Library Director, provides legal information content for, and manages the development, implementation, and promotion of the award-winning People’s Law Library (PLL) website. PLL, originally developed by Maryland public interest law groups and now managed by the Maryland State Law Library (MSLL), is the Judiciary’s primary method of providing legal information and referral assistance to self-represented litigants. In the most recent year, the site has received well over 2 million page views. The Coordinator leads technology development efforts, managing upgrades and updates to the Drupal content management platform, an integrated translation platform, as well as new developments to increase accessibility and web usability. The Coordinator manages the technical functionality of the website by: selecting and maintaining hosting, content management systems, and internet domain name registration; organizing the navigation and arrangement of site content; designing the graphical elements of the site; and incorporating available interactive tools. The Coordinator manages and develops legal information on the website by: hiring, training, and supervising PLL Fellows to carry out site development and maintenance tasks, and managing a network of over 100 attorney, student, academic, and professional volunteers and other institutional partners, who create, translate, and edit site content. The Coordinator consults with Library staff and other Judiciary personnel for both material and the ongoing needs of the public, and conducts legal research and writing content to supplement these efforts. The Coordinator maintains policies and guidelines to shape content development. The Coordinator oversees the management and development of new information technologies. The Coordinator promotes the site and trains other stakeholders on its use. The Coordinator works with other leaders within the Maryland legal, academic, and social services community, including the Maryland Legal Services Corporation and its grantees; the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland; law schools and universities; the Office of the Attorney General; private pro bono,“low-bono,” and limited scope attorneys; self-help centers and organizations; and bar associations, including the Maryland State Bar Association, to develop, coordinate, and promote the availability of legal information for Maryland residents. The Coordinator takes an active role in the marketing and promotion of the website, in coordination with other Library staff and other Judiciary departments. The Coordinator also works with other Library staff to maintain the MSLL website. Performs other duties as assigned.

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