What is a Community Administrator?
A community Administrator is a member of a community who manages members and content. They are part of a subgroup of the community known as the administrator group. When the community is applied for the applicant becomes the first community administrator by default. The community administrator group membership can be changed at any time by an existing member of the admin group e.g. an existing community administrator can add new members to the group making them community administrators.
What are the responsibilities of a Community Administrator?
- Maintaining and developing the administration of the community;
- Applying for a new, or amending an existing community;
- Authorise access for new members and disable or change details for existing members;
- Site management, which includes: monitoring, reviewing, archiving and decommissioning information contained in your community;
- Record keeping and ensuring that documents and relevant content are maintained in your agency’s records management system;
- Maintaining an up-to-date backup of you site for recovery from accidental deletion by you or your users of content;
- Storing community members details (name, email address, telephone numbers or other information) gained from applications to join your community, in accordance with Australian Government Information Privacy Principles;
- Informing and preparing new members of their responsibilities when they get access to your community and providing them with navigation and assistance in relation to your community;
- If the community uses govdex For Official Use Only material, you should remind members of their obligations in respect of protecting their password and in treatment of For Official Use Only material.