Graduate Assistantship Position
Posting No: GS15-4053
Hiring Unit: STEM Research Center
Job Description: The graduate student(s) will be working in the IRIS center to assist with the Digital East St. Louis Project, which involves middle school students and teachers in East St. Louis to create an interactive, content-rich digital map about the East St. Louis region to inspire student interest in STEM fields at an early age. He/she will be primarily responsible for assisting participants with IT tools. Other responsibilities will include assisting with reports, completing research, creating statistical data, and other technology related work.
Qualifications Required: Admissions into a graduate program at SIUE. Knowledge of and sensitivity toward problems of minority and disadvantaged student desired. Experience with web development and database design is a plus. Successful applicants should be both conversant in programming for the web and able to communicate those skills clearly to others. Students will work in the following programs, skills, and languages, HTML, CSS, PHP, Photoshop, sound editing, image editing, video editing, DublinCore.
Period of Appointment: Fall 2014 through Summer 2015
Salary: 1st year $896/month
Number of Openings: 2
Closing Date For Applications: until position is filled
Submit: Official transcript and resume
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1431
Edwardsville, IL 62026