California Aggie: Website Manager

Contact Information

Name: Sophie Dewees


You can visit the California Aggie website to learn more about them.


Payrate: 15.50/Hour

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 10 hours/week (refer to budget for weeks and hours paid). Hours beyond specified requirement will be considered volunteer/education experience only.

Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023

End Date: June 8, 2023


Job Number: 0001-5189-2022

Last Date to Apply: Nov. 28, 2022


Oversee the daily publication of The California Aggie's content on its WordPress site as well as web campaigns and special content as student interest and focus necessitates in collaboration with Creative Media & IT units.

Time Commitment:

  • Approximately 10 hours per week are required. This amount of time will vary according to the paper's production schedule and other factors.


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  •  Publish The California Aggie’s content to the website. Publication may include breaking news as well as regularly scheduled content.
  • Attend weekly desk meeting to coordinate with new media team, brainstorm digital engagement strategies, and address issues as needed.

  • Research and implement innovative web strategies to increase digital readership and engagement.

  • Read and analyze web analytics. Update editor-in-chief and business development manager about web traffic, readership, and digital strategies.

  • Coordinate with editors to develop content for the website, long-term projects, and special issues. Coordinate with editors and managers about sweb presence of content.

  • Attend required manager meetings, including weekly storyboard meeting.

  • Table weekly for The Aggie and assist with morning distribution once per quarter.

  • Must complete UC Managing Implicit Bias Series from University of California Learning Center within 2 weeks of being hired or have completed the series in the past year.

  • The website manager cannot be affiliated with the ASUCD government.


  • Journalistic background.

  • Strong knowledge of AP News Values and Principles and AP Standards and Practices.

  • Experience with Wordpress. Experience reading and understanding website analytics.

  • Constructive and quick communication skills.

  • Organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to perform well under deadline pressure and deal with adversity and stress.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community  and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

All student assistant positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedures for Staff Member (PPSM). See PPSM Policy & Procedures 3, Exhibit A and Exhibit B. Volunteer positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedure Manual 380 – Section 08, Volunteer Services. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.