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The Office of New Student Programs at Cornell provides programs and services to new Cornell students, and coordinates the implementation of a new student onboarding website supporting all new undergraduate and graduate students. You maintain the platform that includes a list of tasks new students must complete to matriculate at Cornell, the To Do List (tasks required to complete enrollment).
The User Interface Specialist is responsible for communications and implementation of content related to successfully updating and maintaining the To Do List, which ensures the success of every new student matriculation into their college program. This position works closely with a team of three to accomplish goals.
This search will move very fast. To be considered please apply by 12/12/18. We anticipate conducting interviews the week of 12/17/18, with an anticipated start date of January 7, 2019.
Please attach a resume and a cover letter with your application.
Position will work 30 hours/week, from January 7, 2019 - April 30, 2019.
Pay is dependent on skills and abilities related to the tasks. This is an exempt position.
In this role, you will:
Communicate with project stakeholders and team to determine needs and objectives.
Create and implement project specifications/plans for projects with straightforward inter-dependency with other systems and/or projects.
Collaborate with project team members including subject matter experts, other developers and quality assurance specialists.
Design, code, test, debug, document and maintain programs or systems of moderate complexity; develop enhancements that enable a positive end-user experience
Create HTML/CSS based static pages for implementing final pages to be used in templates; develop templates in content management systems and web applications.
Modify moderately complex web application programs from detailed specifications
Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems
May develop and validate test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and support all client configurations.
Interview end users, domain experts, and clients to gather information for applications and/or site architecture and user interface design.
Conduct and analyze usability testing on prototypes; recommend and implement solutions.
Analyze and amend web errors in a timely and accurate fashion and provide status reports where required
Develop small-scale database driven web application as needed.
Partner with project manager for overall site organization, visual and artistic appeal.
Ensure navigation and usability meet standards of presentation and user friendliness; ensure functionality on supported platforms.
Candidates must be available to work during normal business hours for at least 15 hours a week; other hours may be scheduled pending supervisor permission.
This position is not benefits eligible. This position will not provide Visa Sponsorship.
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