Title: Student Website Assistant
Department:  Student Affairs
Reports To: Web Resources Manager
Salary: $8-$10/hour
Schedule:  min 10hrs – max of 15 hrs/week M-F 9:00 a.m. and 5:00pm
Location: Danforth Campus

Position Summary:

The Student Website Assistant is responsible for updating content on websites within the Division of Student Affairs, with an emphasis on the Student Experience website, launching summer 2019. This position plays an important role in accurate and timely dissemination of information for the Division and its 14 departments with a focus on incoming and current student audiences.

Primary Tasks:

  • Update and create posts, pages and other content on WordPress websites.
  • Create and update web forms using the WordPress Formidable plug-in.
  • Create content that complies with MCMT and university style guidelines.
  • Test and confirm updates to websites.
  • Use BASECAMP tool to manage and complete tasks.
  • Make requested updates in a timely way and identify and respond to priority/urgent requests for updates immediately.
  • Work with brand managers to ensure efficient completion of work for clients.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Training and Supervision Received:

Student Website Assistants will receive basic WordPress training as needed along with Formidable Forms and BASECAMP training. This position will receive primary supervision from the Web Resources Manager and will receive tasks from various full time staff in the Marketing, Communications and Media Technology team.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficiency with WordPress content management system for websites.
  • Familiarity with creating dynamic web forms, particularly with the Formidable plug-in.
  • Familiarity with project management resources such as BASECAMP.
  • Experience creating web content including copy, graphics and other types of content.
  • Comfortable working with deadlines. Ability to prioritize urgent information and deadlines as they arise with guidance of full time staff members.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and discretion, particularly when dealing with confidential or unreleased information.
  • Good communication skills and ability to project a professional image.
  • Preferred: proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe Photoshop, but also In-Design, and Illustrator.
  • Meet basic STaRS hiring criteria – maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Note: this position is for summer 2019 and may continue during the fall 2019 semester depending on performance and availability of student.