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[FT Job] Rubin Museum of Art – Web Content Coordinator

Rubin Museum of Art
Web Content Coordinator
Immediate Opening


The Rubin Museum of Art, opened October, 2004, is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of Himalayan Art. The Web Content Coordinator will report to the Head of Print and Electronic Information, leading the strategic development of RMA’s digital communications and managing digital information through the Content Management System. This individual will serve as an integral member of the communications new media team, supporting the effort to increase the visibility of RMA with key audiences and stakeholders including: digital media, social media, bloggers, and other digital outlets, including readers of and potential and actual visitors to the museum.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Content Management

— Coordinate the planning and implementation of Web content and design for RMA’s websites and other online presences.

— Using resources produced by all program areas of the museum, reproduce those resources in web-appropriate lengths and formats, taking into consideration a variety of delivery platforms, including tablets and mobile devices, and relevant third-party technologies such as YouTube and Flickr.

— Work with staff to develop and maintain information on the Web.

— Work with staff to create opportunities for interaction between the Web and the other communication vehicles.

— Ensure that RMA’s web presences are designed and deployed in a manner that is as accessible and user-friendly as possible, including ADA and Section 508 compliance.


Online Community

— Identify opportunities for increased new media content and social online presences as appropriate.

— Notify appropriate staff about online discussions or inquiries that should receive a response from the organization.

— Provide ongoing technical support to staff and users of RMA’s web presences.



— Develop reports on activity in the online community.

— Monitor web site performance and work with New Media Manager to make necessary adjustments to insure maximum availability and performance.

— Assess RMA’s web presences on an ongoing basis and recommend whether new technologies, interfaces, or activities could benefit the museum’s web communications profile.

— Manage consultants involved in web communications work.


Strategy and Planning

— Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic plan for RMA’s web presences.

— Ensure that Web site content and online communities are developed and supported according to organization’s strategic objectives.

— Liaison with all staff in order to effectively plan and support web-based services related to their goals and objectives.

— Work with marketing staff to promote the Web site to visitors and relevant segments of the public.



— Coordinate the design of RMA’s web presences, making sure that a consistent look and feel is maintained.

Salary Level

— Up to $60,000, commensurate with experience

— Competitive benefits package



— Bachelor’s degree required. Relevant communications background preferred.

— 3+ years of professional experience in relevant fields.

— Proficient in digital media management, video and audio editing and production, and communication tools.

— Proficient in Mac-based and PC-based programming.

— A self-starter with a positive attitude and strong attention to detail.

— A motivated professional who would rather come up with a solution rather than be told what to do.

— Excellent verbal, written, organizational and time management skills.

— Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines.

— Comfortable with art and cultural concepts, change, and be able to work collaboratively with diverse employees and partners.

— Basic experience with Adobe Photoshop or comparable graphic editing application to produce web-optimized JPG, PNG and GIF image files, including familiarity with optimized color pallets and appropriate use of different optimization formats for high quality visual experience.

— Experience with brand consistency and professional style guides for the RMA identity presentation, as well as elegant and innovative aesthetic elements well-suited to online user activity in a museum setting.

— Awareness of user experience and website usability best practices for easy access to museum resources online.

— Basic HTML5 and CSS3 skills to troubleshoot common content behaviors.


Please provide the following as part of your application:

— Complete resume, including salary history and salary requirements.

— Summarize your relevant qualifications for this specific position. No generic statements please.



— Indicate Web Content Coordinator on Subject Line of Email or in body of cover letter.

— Applications in electronic format preferred, and accepted at

— Mailed applications – Manager, Human Resources, Rubin Museum of Art,
150 West 17th Street, New York, New York 10011