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 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