Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0063
Post Date 9/5/2019
Title Web Administrator
Organization The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
Job Grade 11
City St. Louis
State MO
FT/PT Full Time

Organization Profile

LCMS Communications is responsible for informing, reporting and interpreting, in consultation with the applicable officers and boards, the Synod's purpose, program and positions to its members and for promoting an increased understanding on the part of the church's publics of the mission of the church and its positions and programs.

The Web Services division of the LCMS serves the people of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod by providing a resource-rich network of LCMS Web assets dedicated to informing, reporting and interpreting the Synod's purpose, programs and positions to its members. Primary responsibilities include the direction and management of the look, feel and conceptual functionality of LCMS Web assets.


Position Profile

The Webmaster contributes to accomplishing the goals of the LCMS Communications department and contributes to building and enhancing commitment and involvement among the people of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod through the development, documentation, monitoring and evaluation of LCMS Web assets.


Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to the Director, Web Services


Essential Job Functions

  • Assists the Director of Web Services.
  • Creates and edits content on working in collaboration with the Editorial and Graphic Design teams to ensure consistent voice and branding.  Assists with same on other LCMS Web assets including blogs, social media and video sharing sites as requested.
  • At the request of the department’s Executive Director or Associate Executive Director, consults with and assists ministry areas in developing Web content.
  • Along with the Director of Web Services, participates in communication project meetings to develop and incorporate Web-based strategies and tactics into the project’s overall communication plan.
  • Assists in the development, testing and implementation of Blackbaud CRM features.
  • Monitor and analyze site performance (e.g. traffic, conversions).
  • Create custom analytic reports with Google Data Studio.
  • Assists with developing strategies, processes, best practices, standards and templates related to and other LCMS Web assets as appropriate. Monitors and enforces same.
  • Assists in managing access to and other LCMS Web assets as appropriate.
  • Assists in managing access to Web-based services used for the purposes of displaying content on and other LCMS Web assets as appropriate (i.e. Vimeo,, YouTube, Jotform).
  • In collaboration with key LCMS IT staff, participates in regular performance improvement/new feature strategy meetings.
  • Assists with creating, editing, uploading and managing audio and video as requested.
  • Assists with email campaigns to appropriate audiences.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT, technology or multimedia-related field or the equivalent work experience.
  • Three years experience in Internet and Web-related technologies and content management.


Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • A working knowledge of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and a commitment to the mission of the church.
  • Knowledge of and high-level skill in development of Web-page graphic design, programming and technology, including HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and others.
  • Knowledge of web analytics and SEO.
  • Demonstrated high-level of computer skills and knowledge with Mac and PC operating systems including skill in, and a minimum of five years of experience with, the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), Web-based content management systems, multi-media Web tools and microcomputer-based business application software.
  • Experience and skill in audio and video editing for Web.
  • Knowledge of and background in graphic design.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including ability to work with, mentor, and counsel fellow IC staff.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, as well as managing and training people in completing multi-media projects and programs.
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail and coordinate tasks through to completion in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated project management skills within schedule constraints.
  • Available occasionally to work unusual or long hours, including holidays and Sundays.


Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position calls for no formal, direct reports.
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