University Computing Systems Seeks Student Web Developer

Job Title: Student Web Developer
Organization Name: University Computing Systems
Work Location: Surge Building on 210 Flagg Road
Work Schedule: up to 20 hours per week
Pay rate: Depending on skills. Graduate students will be paid at graduate rate.
Employment start Date: as soon as possible

Selected applicant will be involved in Web development and several other areas of web technologies, including
scripting, database development, content organization, and documentation. Specific tasks include:

  • Review Web site projects, with an eye on how to best transmit ideas and functions through Web pages.
  • Assist in coding scripts (both client-side and server-side) and creating database-driven Web projects, using standard cross-platform tools and technology (e.g., PHP and MySQL).
  • Assist in documenting features, technical specifications for self-produced technical work and job processes.
  • Assist in securing and troubleshooting codes and compatibility issues among different browsers and platforms.


  • Experience with XHTML, and at least one middleware language (PHP preferred, but ASP/JSP okay for someone willing to learn PHP). Experience with SQL preferred.  Knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, and DHTML is a plus.
  • A strong knowledge of database design (e.g., MySQL) and how they interact with Web pages is also necessary as well as a strong aptitude for troubleshooting.
  • Good coding and code documentation habits.
  • Ability to learn project objectives, programming strategies, tags and functions and apply them with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Positive attitude, professionalism and desire to learn.


It is a fun and challenging position that can be used to fulfill internship requirements at URI. We use a variety of technologies to create Web sites and applications including PHP, MySQL, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, Flash, AJAX, XML and more. The chosen candidate will develop live Web applications for his/her portfolios. Our goal is to expand the skill level and employability of URI students in Web technology field.

If interested, please email:, Phone: (401) 874-4638.