Graduate Student Position: Web Developer


From: <Reavley>, Thomas M <>

iSchoolers, grad coordinators & Drupalistas,
My colleague in the International Office is looking to help maintain our new Drupal website.  Please forward this posting to any current UT grad students who may be interested.
See the job posting below for more info.
(NOTE to interested applicants: if you try to check out our website, be aware that next week we are migrating from Joomla to Drupal, so may be down for up to 24 hours)

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Graduate Student Position: Web Developer


The UT International Office (IO) is the institutional home for Study Abroad, International Student & Scholar Services, English as a Second Language Services, Global Risk & Safety, and Global Initiatives. Our goal is to provide opportunities to learn about the world through education.


We are seeking a graduate student with the skills to assist with maintenance of the IO website <>, as well as manage the creation and implementation of new sub-sites, pages and elements for the site.


Position responsibilities:

The Web Developer will act as project coordinator and primary client contact for assigned sites, support other Web site design, development and maintenance projects. The Web Developer will use content management system (CMS) and hand-coding HTML and CSS to develop Web pages. The International Office uses Drupal as its CMS.


Required Qualifications:

  • ·        Must be a graduate student at The University of Texas at Austin for the Fall 2013 semester
  • ·        Knowledge of web content management solution design and template development, includingDrupal, Joomla or WordPress
  • ·        Knowledge of standards-compliant web development in HTML, XHTML, CSS, and scripting languages (PHP), as well as ability to hand-code HTML and CSS
  • ·        Ability to develop and test web content and standards-compliant code for cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility
  • ·        Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • ·        Understanding of fundamental design principles typography, layout, grid systems, hierarchy, color and composition
  • ·        Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)
  • ·        Ability to work in partnership with others in a collaborative or advisory role
  • ·        Attentive to design details, such as text formatting and style
  • ·        Experience with ADA web accessibility compliance
  • ·        Familiarity with web services, syndication, tagging and search engine optimization
  • ·        Experience interpreting website analytics (Urchin, Google Analytics)
  • ·        An interest in usability and user-centered design principles


Position Details:

Pay: $12 per hour

Appointment: 15-19 hours per week

*Not benefits eligible*

Working hours will be between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on weekdays (exact schedule can be worked out with supervisor)


How to Apply:

Submit your writing sample, resume and a short cover letter to Darcy McGillicuddy:

Please reference “IO Web Developer” in the subject line of your email.


Deadline for applying is: Friday, November 15, 2013.