Student Employment

Website Designer

Information Technology

Job #: 900000
Location: Remote
Department: Technology & Information
Rate: $16.00/hr
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Job Summary:

Student Life Technology Solutions is seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious student to work closely with our Web and Applications team to advance support of our websites and web applications. Our team currently manages approximately 40 websites, along with several web applications. You will be involved in many of the day-to-day operational support needs and advanced projects gaining experience in real-world web applications used by institutional websites. You will work with enterprise IT ticketing systems, custom content management system (CMS) implementations, in-house built web applications, and server-side management. Ideally you have some working understanding of these technologies and a desire to further learn and broaden your skills, experience, and understanding in these areas.

Responsibilities:
Work closely with Technology Solutions staff to assist in many operational tasks in basic website management.
Triage incoming requests in the departmental ticketing system - handling those they become comfortable to do so, and assigning or getting assistance from the appropriate Technology Solutions staff if necessary.
Assist with testing and auditing of websites, whether with software tools or manually (understanding that this can sometimes be a repetitive process).
Audit websites to prepare their transition to Drupal 9. Identify dead links, errors, and features that will not transfer over and generate reports to help plan the transition.
Assist in functional testing of our in-house web apps, as well as possibly assisting in group testing and collecting results to be analyzed.

Required Qualifications:
General technology skills (software and web technologies)
Basic understanding of HTML or other web coding languages (not necessarily fluent, but willing to learn)
Comfortable and capable of working remotely and in remote team environments

Desired Qualifications:
Familiarity with website CMS (Drupal and Wordpress)
Familiarity with UI/UX testing
Working knowledge of other web coding languages
Web design/graphics/video functional understanding, and how best to utilize media for web distribution

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on Aug. 30, 2021. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.