Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Danforth University Center. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The Student Union Technology Coordinator for Campus Life coordinates systems supporting Campus Life, including Student Union and its recognized student groups, and also providing general technology support for the division of Student Affairs. In addition, this position will support SU web design and provide support for the maintenance of Campus Life web presence. The Technology Coordinator will directly report to the Associate Director for Campus Life – Student Involvement.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project Management and implementation of Student Union undergraduate student government and student group technological and business solutions. Examples of the work include:
Hold regular office hours accessible to student groups to provide on-the-spot support
Create, document, schedule, and support operational activities including backups and recoveries
Maintain and support group management system, including budget management system
Manage and coordinate the online execution of Student Union elections as well as the implementation of the waiver system
Work with software vendors and external service providers with a focus on systems integration and business-to-business connectivity of internally developed software, cloud- based vendor projects, and other University maintained software. Identify functionality and execution in existing systems and communicate needs to external service providers to ensure continuity and integration. Evaluate and recommend vendor solutions.
Website Content Management- Manage Campus Life and SU websites content as well as provide support for cloud-based, vendor provided web pages for student groups through the group management Campus Labs product. Support the development and maintenance of the Campus Life websites.
Provide training to student groups on using the website template each semester
Coordinate the technical support and priority for maintenance and upgrade of hardware and software for Student Union and Campus Life technology with WUIT.
Overall management of Campus Life WUSTL Box file infrastructure. Develop and provide training, resources and support for staff in the area of possible technology solutions.
Serve as an active part of the Student Involvement team within Campus Life, attending team meetings and contributing to the overall goals of fostering student involvement and participation in Student Union and other student groups.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Associate’s degree in related field plus 1 year professional experience with web content management, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Significant experience with use and management of business applications in web-based environments including web measurement tools and metrics
Knowledge and experience using Word Press in addition to various Web development languages, graphics packages and content management solutions is required
Undergraduate or professional degree
Knowledge of web usability standards
Experience with design, implementation and support of relational databases which integrate with Web-based applications
Extensive experience evaluating, designing, and implementing administrative computer systems
Familiarity with both Windows and Macintosh environments
Experience working with college students in a higher education environment
Interest in the betterment of the online experience for undergraduate students
Demonstrated aptitude to quickly and effectively adapt to technologies outside of current experience
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, the ability to collaborate with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds
Strong project prioritization skills
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines
Ability to translate technical topics for lay audiences
Ability to work independently
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new circumstances
Ability to work extra hours and adjust schedule
Possess knowledge of client servers and systems
Understand browser specific compatibility issues
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
Shared office setting located in the Student Union office.
This position may require working nights and weekends.
Ability to travel to multiple campus locations.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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