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Web Content Administrator

Job ID 1801 Date posted 07/02/2019


Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.



The mission of the Information Technology Division is to provide expertise in computing hardware and software support, and telecommunications services to the Laboratory. The Division’s Web Services Group works closely with the Media & Communications Office to design websites that communicate the Lab's mission, its research, and achievements. The Group administers the Lab's top-tier public web presence and is responsible for its design and overall content strategy.



The Information Technology Division (ITD) has an opening for a Content Management Specialist that will be responsible for preparing and uploading daily web content for public and employee online  communications. The successful applicant will work with a small, highly motivated team of senior developers and web designers within ITD's Web Services Group. Responsibilities of the position include daily upload of content (text and images) to the Laboratory's content management system, digital preparation of artwork and photography (cropping, resizing, etc.) for online posting, edits to existing websites including text changes and adding/updating links and files, and providing first-line support for Web Services customers throughout the Laboratory.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Upload text and images into the Laboratory’s Content Management System

  • Digital image preparation including editing, cropping, and optimization for online distribution

  • Interface with writing staff to prepare content as directed

  • Provide first-line support for online service customers throughout the Laboratory

  • Editing of static web content


NOTE:  this is part-time position (20-hr/wk).  



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Microsoft Expression Web (or similar editing tool)

  • HTML editing

  • CSS

  • Excellent written communication skills

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with content management platforms such as Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, or equivalent


We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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