Rachel Carden officially joins the Web Communications team today, and we’re excited to have her on board. She is a talented designer and developer who comes to us from Samford University, and is a UA graduate who is excited about being back at the Capstone. She’s a great addition to our web community at UA, and we’re looking forward to seeing her contributions!
WebComm has a Web Communications Specialist job now open at http://jobs.ua.edu. The basics:
This position will assume overall responsibility for designing and developing the website(s) of a specific college(s) or division. This position is responsible for all development, implementation, training and support for the college(s) or division web site(s).
Experience using open source content management systems (such as WordPress) to build dynamic web sites is preferred.
If you know of someone who might have interest in working with us, please encourage them to apply at http://jobs.ua.edu.
Web Communications Student Assistant
Student occupying this position assists in the design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of institutional web sites for the Office of Web Communications. This student aids in the day-to-day management and workflow of UA Web Communications web sites, and is responsible for designing, editing, and posting content on highly visible institutional web sites.
The ideal candidate would possess a strong work ethic, be well-organized and very flexible, and be willing to learn new technologies and skills. The ideal candidate would also be very trustworthy and responsible.
Experience with using WordPress or similiar content management systems helpful but not required.
This position is ideally-suited for students in management information systems, computer science, or communications fields, although it is open to all students who meet the required skills and attributes. The position would ideally work a regular 20-hour work schedule year-round.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit a resume and a listing of all web sites (with URLs) you have previously designed or to which you have contributed toward the design. Also please include three references.
Pay rate for this position is commensurate with the candidate’s experience and skillset.
Longtime WebTide contributor and campus web guru Matthew Muro has joined the Web Communications team this week, and we’re stoked about having him on board. He brings great skill, expertise and energy to the team, and we’re looking forward to his contribution to our work. Big things ahead for us in the next year, and he’ll be a big part of that. Welcome, Matthew.
The Office of Web Communications has a Web Developer job now open at http://jobs.ua.edu. The basic job description:
The Web Developer for the Office of Web Communications will be responsible for building dynamic web sites, creating and managing databases, and developing web sites that benefit the overall institutional web presence of the university. The responsibilities will extend to general UA academic web sites and specialized sites that fall within the influence of the Office of Web Communications.
This position can expect to focus primarily on content management system evaluation/selection/implementation and the launch and administration of a new Flash media server. It will also be responsible for redesigning existing sites and building new ones that incorporate the above. If you or someone you know has interest, apply at http://jobs.ua.edu.