MALCS Webjefa job position

MALCS Webjefa job position

MALCS seeks a volunteer webjefa to manage our website ( The Webjefa is appointed by the Executive Committee, is a member of the Coordinating Committee, and serves for 3 years with possibility of reappointment.


Primary responsibilities

*Maintain, update, and manage the MALCS website. Specifically, the Webjefa will:

  • Perform regular maintenance including updating specific webpages as needed, deleting outdated content, and adding new content as directed by the Executive Committee.
  • Look for and fixes errors, repairs broken links, making certain that all pages are correctly formatted, and other basic upkeep.
  • Create new webpages as directed by the Executive Committee that may include forms, menus, tables, frames, graphics, and other elements as needed.
  • Maintain the website structure and organization including backing up the website, deleting unused files and organizing directories.
  • Make recommendations for design changes to the website as needed


*Serve on the organization’s Communications Team with the MALCS Chair-­‐elect and the Administrative Coordinator.

  • The Communications Team is tasked to develop and recommend to the Executive Committee a strategic and implementation plan to ensure a stable and vibrant community employing communication technologies.


*Coordinate Chicana/Latina Studies journal webpage updates with the Lead Editor(s) or her/their designee.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience Desired

  • Webpage design experience and knowledge of good web design (including accessibility)
  • Website maintenance experience
  • Familiarity with WordPress platform or other comparable platforms
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-­‐technical audience
  • Ability to take direction and work following feminist principles
  • Ability to work independently and organize workflow efficiently

Other Requirements

  • Your own computer with necessary software and hardware
  • Attendance at monthly virtual meetings with Coordinating Committee

Work Location: Anywhere

Time Commitment: 3-­‐4 hours/week on average, with 8-­‐10 hours during membership drives and lead up to annual Summer Institute

Application packet

  • Letter of interest which includes information on past webjefa experience
  • Resume
  • Webpage portfolio


Please send application materials to Dr. Nohemy Solórzano-­‐Thompson, Communication Committee Chair ( with the subject line WEBJEFA APPLICATION – “your last name”


Application review begins June 16th; open until filled.

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