AAAC Programmer and Web Support (Student Hourly or Work Study) - 11869BR

AAAC Programmer and Web Support (Student Hourly or Work Study)

Acad Achieve & Access Ctr-AAAC
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Job Description

The Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC) enhances the quality of life of students at the University of Kansas by supporting the University’s commitment to the academic success and holistic development of students. This position will serve to maintain, trouble-shoot, and make adjustments as needed to the customized online PHP request system that is currently essential to the operations of AAAC Tutoring Services, as well as provide web support for additional programming in Academic Engagement in the AAAC. The student selected for this position will complete work that involves PHP programming for the online system that is currently utilized by AAAC Tutoring Services for taking online student requests, managing group assignments, automating email communications with tutors and tutees, and providing tutors with an online attendance tool. The individual who serves in this position will also assist in the design, development, deployment, and maintenance of websites for programs/services in the AAAC; in this role, the student will be an active member of the AAAC Marketing Team.

Required Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  2. Familiarity with object-oriented PHP programming.
  3. Experience with relational database systems (i.e. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, etc.).
  4. Excellent written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.
  5. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in the summer session. Student hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students.

All KU IT personnel are required to abide by University and Information Technology security and network policies and KU IT policies and procedures. Personnel must sign a confidentiality agreement and data usage agreement annually.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Current enrollment or completion of EECS 368 (Programming Language Paradigms) and/or 448 (Software Engineering I).
  2. Experience producing technical documentation.
  3. Experience with and/or knowledge of the following:
    1. CMS System (Drupal/WordPress)
    2. Git or other version control system
    3. SSH, FTP, etc.
    4. Google Analytics
    5. Social Media Marketing/Integration
    6. Photoshop or other graphics software
  4. Understanding of web accessibility and ADA compliance.
  5. Experience with development in a UNIX/LINUX environment.
  6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  7. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and learn rapidly.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of a cover letter and resume addressing the listed qualifications; they should be attached to the online application. The cover letter should identify a demo site for review.

To ensure consideration submit application by 11:59 pm on June 1, 2018.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kristin Scott

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