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Center for Detectors Lab Assistant

Wage$12.00DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week15-20HoursFlexible
Start DateASAPPost Date2/24/2017

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Position Summary

TO APPLY, SEE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS IN "REQUIRED SKILLS" SECTION. Will ONLY consider third-year, or later, students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. The successful applicant must be a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or have the ability to obtain the appropriate license to comply with the US Export Control Laws.

This position is for a Laboratory Assistant to facilitate one, or more, projects in the RIT Center for Detectors (CfD), by developing hardware and/or software for detectors and astrophysics instruments. There are many opportunities to work in a variety of capacities on a number of projects, including development for NASA sounding rocket and orbital instruments. The assistant will research and develop technology in collaboration with CfD personnel, RIT facilities management, and outside vendors to identify. Miscellaneous other tasks, such as cable layout and fabrication, soldering, writing software, etc. may arise during the course of work.

The Center for Detectors (http://ridl.cfd.rit.edu/) designs, develops, and implements new advanced sensor technologies through partnership with academic researchers, industry engineers, government scientists, and university/college students. Currently, the Center has approximately a dozen funded projects funded by a range of sponsors, including NASA and NSF. The detectors that are being developed in the Center cover an immense range of diverse applications, including astrophysics, biomedical imaging, Earth system science, and inter-planetary space travel.


Essential Functions

Completing lab tasks on schedule, soldering circuits, designing cables, writing software, ordering lab components, mailing packages.


Skills Required

High level of personal responsibility. Excellent mastery of Microsoft Word, excel and PowerPoint. Superb email etiquette. Excellent verbal communication skills, especially on the phone. Ability to assist others. A technical background is required, preferably in any of the following areas: VHDL/Verilog, C/C++, and IDL programming. Experience with PCB schematic capture and layout, and proficient circuit analysis skills would be strongly preferred. Must be proficient in using standard electronic lab equipment: oscilloscope, function generator, multimeter, spectrum analyzer, etc.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To apply, send an email to admin@cfd.rit.edu and use "CfD Lab Assistant" in the subject line with the following attached: a resume, unofficial transcripts, and three names of professional references.
Also, Please include in the email confirmation that you are a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or have the ability to obtain the appropriate license to comply with the US Export Control Laws.


To Apply Contact:Don Figer
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailadmin@cfd.rit.eduDepartmentCenter for Detectors
Job Number670522

Developer Assistant

Wage$10.50DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Weekup to 20 hoursHoursBetween 8am and 5pm
Start DateASAPPost Date2/16/2017

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Position Summary

Assist FMS application developer with program changes, updates, development, brainstorming, etc. Starts Spring Semester of 2017. Must be available to work during the summer of 2017.


Essential Functions

Updating/creating web pages in an Angular.js application Updating/creating Forms in Visual FoxPro Applications. Updating/creating Reports in Visual FoxPro Applications. Provide user training & support for applications. Updating Application Documentation


Skills Required

Basic computer skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (the programs). Strong communication skills. Some programming background (specific training provided)


Skills Preferred

Desire to improve upon existing routines, structures, etc (workflow). Strong Programming Background. Javascript, Html/CSS, Angular.js, SQL, Java. Some knowledge of Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, etc.)


To Apply Contact:Jenn McKee
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailjsmfms@rit.eduDepartmentFacilities Management Services
Job Number180506

Marketing Specialist

Wage14.00DaysMonday - Friday
Hours a Week10HoursBetween 8am and 5pm
Start Date02/20/2017Post Date2/7/2017

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Position Summary

The Student IT Office (SITO) provides students with a unique work experience, where students are able to obtain experience and knowledge in web design, software development, project management, business management and marketing. This is achieved via the continual evolution of the Tiger Center product and on-going business maturity of SITO. SITO requires a marketing specialist to work with SITO's team of business analysts, web developers and web designers to help create and implement a marketing strategy for SITO and Tiger Center.


Essential Functions

Improve existing marketing plan to improve Tiger Center brand recognition and product use. Create series of campaigns to reach goal of increasing student use by 50%. Review SITO website content and update/revise as needed. Recommend content changes, and implement approved content changes to the SITO web site. Manage SITO Social media outlets such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc. Assemble, analyze, and report on customer usage data for Tiger Center and the SITO web site. Ambassador for SITO/TigerCenter with other communication outlets (e.g., Behind the Bricks)


Non-Essential Function

Any additional duties and responsibilities assigned.


Skills Required

Demonstrated leadership, communication and analytical skills Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes assessing customer needs, meeting quality standards, and evaluating of customer satisfaction. Critical Thinking: Use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, or approaches to problems. Time Management: Demonstrate the ability to plan and manage time to meet deadlines. Demonstrate the ability to plan and manage time to meet project deadlines and goals of multiple projects simultaneously. Communication: Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, including relaying information and responding appropriately, efficiently, and effectively with team members and customers. Innovation: Demonstrate the ability to create new and novel processes, introducing new ideas and methods to achieve the goals. Willingness to receive feedback and critique from team members. Proven Self-starter Able to multitask, and work in different projects simultaneously.


Skills Preferred

Usability experience Google Analytics Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Experience with website management and social media Ability to manage customer relationships


To Apply Contact:Doris White-Singletary
Phone475-4944TTYNot Available
Emaildlwits@rit.eduDepartmentITS
Job Number750511

Video Production Assistant

Wage$9.75DaysMon - Fri
Hours a Week20HoursFlexible(No Weekends)
Start DateASAPPost Date1/16/2017

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Position Summary

Assist with shooting and editing video productions in the studio or at remote sites.


Essential Functions

Set up, operate and shoot using remote audio and video equipment. Tasks may include grip, audio, lighting, camera operator, as well as transporting gear and a mobile video cart around campus. Other tasks may include post-production work: editing, compressing, captioning and preparing videos for delivery in multiple mediums.


Non-Essential Function

Work with faculty to produce course material. Potentially provide live support for faculty events. Editing basic XML.


Skills Required

Professional attitude and appearance. The candidate must be HIGHLY reliable, trustworthy, motivated, a team player and willing to work the occasional odd hours.


Skills Preferred

Experience with some video and audio production equipment. Equipment specific training will be provided.


To Apply Contact:Graham Anthony
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailgaatls@rit.eduDepartmentAcademic Technology - Teaching and Learning Services
Job Number733506