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Gregory J. Vogl: Job Description: Web Editor, US Peace Corps


World Wise Schools
US Peace Corps
1111 20th St. NW
Washington, DC 20526
(800) 424-8580

Supervisor and Co-Workers

  • Maureen Wilson-Jarrard, Education Technology Specialist, World Wise Schools
  • Cindy Newberry, Webmaster, US Peace Corps

Duties and Accomplishments

  • Maintained, repaired, organized and enhanced the 23 MB, 650 page WWS website
    • Fixed broken links, reorganized file and directory structure, cleaned up HTML, added SSIs, checked spelling, improved text formatting
    • Added content to website sections, including: Looking at Ourselves and Others, WWS Handbook for Teachers, Volunteer Views, Letters from Mali, Internet resources, photos, site outline
  • Converted documents between different file formats
  • Obtained and installed necessary resources (hardware, software, books, etc.)
  • Organized website plans and created planning documentation including site outline

Tools and Skills

  • WYSIWYG web page authoring (CyberStudio, Visual Page)
  • HTML coding, pattern matching and global search/replace (BBEdit)
  • web browsers (Netscape and Internet Explorer)
  • desktop publishing (PageMaker and Acrobat)
  • image editing (Photoshop)
  • electronic mail (QuickMail)
  • electronic calendar (Now-Up-To-Date)
  • Macintosh (System 7 and 8)
  • web page design concepts
  • searching and organizing Internet resources
  • file formats and conversion (Word, HTML, PDF, PageMaker, text, GIF, JPG)
  • file management
  • link checking (HTML Link Checker)
  • writing, editing and proofreading
  • planning and documentation