The IMATS Graduate Assistant – Web Design & Content Management will help IMATS maintain 11 Barnard College websites, all within Barnard Library Academic and Information Services (BLAIS). This will include collecting regular updates from BLAIS units, updating websites to reflect current and accurate information, and editing websites in Drupal to follow accessibility and readability principles. This hire will also help troubleshoot website questions that arise. The Graduate Assistant will work closely with the Academic Technologist for Web & UX, and coordinate workflows with the Associate Director of Communication for Barnard Library. This position is for 10 hours per week, with flexibility in scheduling. A 2 semester commitment is highly preferred.
Department: Instructional Media & Tech Svc
Required Qualification Summary:
-Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Graphic Design, or other art / technical fields -Experience updating websites using a content management system -Familiarity with UX & Visual Design best practices, especially in relation to layout, responsive design, content strategy, and information architecture -Comfort coding in HTML/CSS -Understanding of web accessibility principles and experience applying them to live web content -A knack for creative problem solving and a willingness to embrace limitations as a catalyst for innovation -Strong organizational and communication skills
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Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.