Monday, September 22, 2008

Graduate Staff Assistant - UW School of Nursing

School of Nursing - Technology in Education and Research (Tier) Graduate Staff Assistant Posting.

Primary Responsibility:

Under the direction of the Web Services Lead, assist in delivering web technology support and web development products to the School of Nursing (SON) Faculty, Staff, and Students.

Job Duties:

Assist in responding to user requests for web assistance. Answer email, assist walk-in customers; resolve problems by providing training, technical assistance, and web troubleshooting to staff. Participate in development and maintenance of web-related self-help/training materials, including FAQs and internal documentation of routine tasks or standard solutions to frequent problems.

Assist in developing new web sites and editing web content. Coordinate and execute aspects of web development projects as directed. Assist with web structures, code, design, and maintenance while adhering to SON web standards. Build web knowledge relevant to learning management systems (i.e. Moodle) and content management systems (i.e. Drupal, Plone, Sharepoint), as directed.

Knowledge and Skills Needed:

Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Advanced problem soloving skills; ability to write about technical issues in a clear and concise manner. Demonstrated positive customer service attitude, good interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others. Ability to work responsibly with or withour direct supervision; self-reliant in researching solutions to accomplish assigned tasks. Previous web development experience strongly desired, especially in directly editing HTML and CSS code. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate would also have familiarity with Dreamweater or Contribute, JavaScript, and W3C and 508 standards.

This position is a 50% FTE (2o hours/week) Academic Student Employee position, pre-master's Schedule I. Position begins Autumn Quarter, 2008, and has the potential to be expanded through Winter, Spring, and Summer Quarters. Hours are flexible; shared office spance in Health Sciences T-Wing provided. This appoinment provides a monthly salary, and is also eligible for tuition waiver (percentage of tuition waived will be dependent upon program student is enrolled in) and benefits.

If interested, provide a cover letter and resume, and any examples of web sites developed (including code). Apply no later than September 26, 2008 on the UWHIRES website or email the required materials to Judith Kelson ( Selected candidate must accept position in writing by October 3, 2008. Applicants will be informed of the hiring decision by email no later than October 3, 2008.