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Systems Development Student Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 12/15/2017
Working Title Systems Development Student Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Information Systems/Technology
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Systems Development Student Assistant. The University Library System Information Technology Department is reviewing applications for part-time student employment.
Incumbent must be able to use XSLT transforms, HTML, and CSS to modify an existing web platform to new design specifications. Advanced work may involve leveraging web-based APIs to enhance existing functionality.

The incumbent should be able to follow direction, be self-motivated, and work independently with minimal direct supervision. This position requires working in the University Library System, Library Resource Facility, in Point Breeze. A free shuttle is available between the location and Oakland, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The department office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Job Requirements

Required: Experience with XSLT, HTML, CSS and responsive web design.
Preferred: Experience with Git for revision control. Experience with web-based APIs, experience within a LAMP environment, and experience with open source contributions.

Please highlight any of the preferred requirements which you meet using OTHER DOCUMENT.

Students with a Federal Work Study award will be given preference.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $12.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 7500 Thomas Boulevard (Library Resource Facility)
Posting Number S-05969-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. What is your experience with XSLT?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. What is your experience with HTML and CSS in responsive web design?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document