Job No: 511778
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: (S) Web Developer
Employee Classification: Student Help Regular
Department: School of Information Technology
The School of IT seeks a motivated, innovative student for the position of student web developer/social media specialist. 10 hrs/wk. is anticipated. Does not qualify for internship credit.
The student web developer/social media specialist works under direction of IT faculty/staff and performs developmental tasks as required to update content and add features to the School of Information Technology website, utilizing a variety of web development and database technologies. The student developer will assist in enhancements to the website that he/she can later showcase as an example of his/her work.
The student developer will assist in developing and maintaining an effective social media communications program for the School of IT. Tasks will include selecting appropriate social media channels, establishing appropriate accounts, developing content, and scheduling content distribution to keep channels interesting and active.
- Must be enrolled AS A FULL TIME UNDERGRADUATE in the School of IT as your major course of study.
- Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- This is an ongoing position. Students with more than 1 year remaining in degree program are preferred.
- Strong written communication skills.
- Ability to create impactful content for website and social media.
- Knowledge of web development tools.
- Customization of WordPress themes.
- Knowledge of social media platforms.
- Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram.
- Hootsuite social media content scheduler.
Resume, Cover Letter
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
In addition, all appointments are contingent upon proof of eligibility for employment at Illinois State University to perform the required duties described above on your scheduled start date. The Immigration and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires all new employees to file an I-9 in person and no later than three days from the beginning of employment. This may be accomplished within the department or through Human Resources. A list of the types of documentation you will be expected to provide is available at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents/list-documents/form-i-9-acceptable-documents. Failure to comply with this law will result in cancellation of your appointment.
Illinois State University, as your employer, is required by federal law to ensure proper tax withholding from wages and to ensure that the required reporting of employee wages, withholding, and employment taxes is accurate. For this reason, every employee must have a valid Social Security Number registered with the University at the time of employment and/or as soon after as possible, but no later than 45 days from the start date. Failure to comply with this law may result in cancellation of your appointment.
Illinois State University student employees are restricted to no more than 28 hours per week of on-campus employment for all positions held.
International students are restricted by their visa status to no more than 20 hours per week of on-campus employment when the university is in session but may work more when the university is not in session. International students should contact the Office of International Studies and Programs for guidance if they have questions concerning employment restrictions.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
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