Communication and Web Development Graduate Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 119500
Title: Communication and Web Development Graduate Assistant
Functional Title: Communication and Web Development Graduate Assistant
Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant
Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: UGST-Undergraduate Studies
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum:
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Office of Undergraduate Studies (UGST) graduate assistant will work to design and maintain web pages and databases for selected UGST web sites. Individual will be working closely with UGST staff and other UGST units on campus. The graduate assistant will gain experience in program coordination, communications, database development, web development, web page design and web site architecture. In addition, as a member of the Office of Undergraduate Studies, the graduate assistant will attend, assist, as needed in campus-wide programs sponsored by the UGST, perform other related duties as assigned and will post 20 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Hands-on experience in database development.
• Must have experience in Drupal development
• Should have working knowledge of Dreamweaver, HTML, PHP, and CSS.
• Should have experience working with jQuery and Bootstrap
• Should also be able to work independently, as well as a member of a team.
• Must be eligible for GA under UMCP rules.

Preferences:

Experience working with Drupal, PHP, MySQL databases, social media development, responsive design, Dreamweaver, and Photoshop. Should be available for at least 3 semesters.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 11/09/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 12/08/2017
Physical Demands
Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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