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

JOB DESCRIPTION
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.

QUALIFICATION

  • 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.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

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.

TO APPLY
If interested, please email: lchen@uri.edu, Phone: (401) 874-4638.