Webmaster Advisor 2017-05-30T04:20:29+00:00

Webmaster Advisor

The Troop Webmaster Advisor is appointed by the Committee Chairman to work with the Scout Webmaster to maintain and update the Troop Website in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

Is at least 21 years old, subscribes to the Declaration of Religious Principle, and agrees to abide by the Scout Oath and the Scout Law. Possesses the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth. Is appointed by the Committee Chairman to serve as its official Scouting representative and is registered as an adult leader of the BSA other than the Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster.

Responsibilities:

The Webmaster Advisor’s reposnsibilities are to

  • Have demonstrated experience in maintaining a web site of medium or large scale size.
  • Have good command of HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and Extensible Markup Language (XML).
  • Basic knowledge of Unix operating system to include directory structures, htpasswd, htaccess, basic editors, file manipulation, FTP, etc.
  • It is also helpful, if the webmaster has some familiarity with cgi, php, and related languages.
  • Have ability to create PDF files from Word or other text document programs.
  • Must have completed Youth Protection Training either on-line or in a classroom setting.
  • Will develop procedures and policies to train youth webmaster in creating content for web site.
  • Ensure that the web site meets all guidelines for unit web sites as defined by the National and local councils of the BSA.
  • Ensure that the troop web site is updated in a timely manner in particular the calendar needs frequent updates.
  • Responsible for creating Permission Slips and posting one week prior to due date.
  • Ensure web site reflects the best image and values of scouting and the troop.
  • Should attend Committee Meetings to be aware of upcoming activities and schedule changes.