Part-time Webmaster and Database Administrator Position in the Dean of Students Office

Filed under Internships & Career, Opportunities on April 2, 2012.

The Dean of Students Office is seeking interested candidates for a part-time Webmaster and Database Administrator position. Candidates must send a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Claire Pepper, Graduate Assistant for the Dean of Students Office, at clairep@dso.ufl.edu by April 6, 2012. Interviews for this position will begin the week of April 9, 2012. The Dean of Students part-time Webmaster and Database Administrator is responsible for:

  • Creating, redesigning, and updating the Dean of Students Office website which receives tens of thousands of unique visitors per month
  • Working with over full-time employees to provide content for the following program areas: Disability Resource Center, New Student and Family Programs, Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, and Dean of Students Office student organizations.
  • Configuring AWStats on the new server to keep detailed statistics on site visitors
  • Maintaining XHTML 1.0 Strict to make more accessible and search-engine-friendly
  • Writing custom JavaScript functions to cycle through news items on home page, allowing many events to be listed at the same time
  • Tracking and maintaining approximately 30 databases in FileMaker Pro11 of all the current students and alumni
  • Designing and developing User Interface for the databases to allow end users to easily query information from them

Requirements for Employment

  • Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must be in good conduct standing with the University of Florida
  • Willingness to make a commitment throughout the entire 2012 academic year
  • Model the values for customer service in the Dean of Students Office:
    • Friendly
    • Helpful
    • Knowledgeable
    • Caring
    • Resourceful
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and monthly training sessions

Preferred Skills:

  • Programming language experience
  • Experience working with a content management system
  • PHP familiarity
  • Experience in Flash or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Linux navigation familiarity
  • Experience working with databases