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UW’s Department of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary Hourly Web Specialist for its web team.
The Department of Medicine’s web team is looking for a skilled individual to help grow and maintain its web framework. The web framework centralizes web services for the largest department at the University of Washington, easing the technical burden for organizational units, increasing usability for website visitors and content editors, connecting more effectively with target audiences and building a cohesive web presence. We’re looking for a passionate and driven individual who is excited to take on the many new challenges we will face as we continue to grow our services. We value collaboration, open communication, and the ability to work independently as appropriate.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Collaborate with department IT staff regarding server configuration, management, upgrades and maintenance. •Design and develop websites and web applications that meet the needs of our clients. •Develop and design new features as necessary. •Revise user interface and web site features based on user feedback. •Verify that our websites comply with current operational procedures and UW policies, including security, privacy and accessibility. •Maintain thorough documentation of all programs and procedures. •Contribute to web strategy discussions, offer solutions, and perform other tasks related to our dynamic and collaborative approach to web development.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.