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Web/Graphic Designer

Wage10.00DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week8-10HoursFlexible
Start DateImmediatePost Date2/2/2016

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Position Summary

Maintain and update current Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship website (Drupal based). Design HTML emails/newsletters, flyers, forms, posters, etc.


Essential Functions

1. Using Drupal, the student will be responsible for the layout, design and maintenance for the current Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship website. 2.Responsible for the layout, design, duplication and distribution of html emails (online newsletters), publications, forms, flyers, posters, and brochures. The web/graphic designer will have a weekly meeting with their supervisor to discuss projects for the week and may be asked to attend additional meetings as needed.


Skills Required

Drupal experience Required, Photography for ads, Digital image editing (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and HTML/CSS. Familiarity with Adobe Flash and JavaScript preferred. Must be reliable, have good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment in a busy, dynamic office.


To Apply Contact:Rupa Thind
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Emailrjpscb@rit.eduDepartmentSimone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Job Number624512

Photographer/Videographer

Wage$11-$15DaysSunday-Saturday
Hours a Week15-20HoursFlexible
Start DateASAPPost Date1/7/2016

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Position Summary

The Photographer/Videographer is responsible for capturing photo and video moments at various Student Affairs events and programs. This position requires the ability to work independently and may require schedule flexibility.


Essential Functions

1. Capture photo and video moments at various Student Affairs events and programs each week. Schedule will be defined the week prior. 2. Properly store photo and video files in an organized fashion on department computers. 3. Hold regular weekly office hours to edit photo and video for use in various Student Affairs and University projects.


Skills Required

1. Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, and Lightroom. (Please indicate all photo and video editing software capabilities) 2. Experience shooting photography and videography at events. 3. Attention to detail. 4. Comfortable working under tight deadlines. 5. Ability to accept constructive feedback. 6. Dependable, independent, and highly motivated. 7. Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Skills Preferred

1. Animation experience.


To Apply Contact:Jenn Jones
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Emailjljccl@rit.eduDepartmentAssessment, Technology, and Communications / Division of Student Affairs
Job Number306510

Graphic Designer

Wage$11-$15DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week15-20HoursFlexible
Start DateASAPPost Date1/7/2016

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Position Summary

The Graphic Designer is responsible for the design and creation of brand and marketing materials for the Assessment, Technology and Communications department and the Division of Student Affairs. This position requires creativity, critical thinking skills, and the ability to work independently.


Essential Functions

1. Assist in the development of a Student Affairs brand, including logo design and creation of branding guidelines consistent with the Rochester Institute of Technology brand. 2. Website design including graphic elements, site navigation, and content coordination. 3. Create standard communications templates for the Assessment, Technology and Communications department and for the Division of Student Affairs. 4. Design advertising and promotional materials for major Student Affairs initiatives.


Skills Required

1. Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. 2. Experience in web design and web user interface design. 3. Attention to detail. 4. Comfortable working under tight deadlines. 5. Ability to accept constructive feedback. 6. Dependable, independent, and highly motivated. 7. Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Skills Preferred

1. Students pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or a similar program. 2. Experience with HTML or CSS. 3. Photography experience.


To Apply Contact:Jenn Jones
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Emailjljccl@rit.eduDepartmentAssessment, Technology, and Communications
Job Number306509

Student Web Developer

Wage$13-15DaysMon-Fri
Hours a Week10-20Hours9am-5pm
Start DateASAPPost Date1/7/2016

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Position Summary

We are looking for a talented, dedicated and detail-oriented front-end Web Developer who is available to work during the school year and summer. Primary task will be building websites for RIT departments using HTML, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, Drupal etc. This is a front-end development position with very little to none design work required.


Essential Functions

The candidate will build new responsive websites for RIT departments while maintaining previously built websites.


Skills Required

Candidate must be proficient with HTML, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and jQuery. Experience with website development is required. Experience with developing websites in Drupal or some other CMS is a plus. Willingness to learn Drupal and achieve proficiency with it is required. Sufficient familiarity with Photoshop to be able to extract web-optimized graphics from a PSD is required. The candidate must be HIGHLY reliable, trustworthy, motivated, a team player.


Skills Preferred

Experience building native apps for iOS and Android while not required, is definitely a plus. After the evaluation period and upon proving reliable, the pay will be increased accordingly. There is also a potential for a single or double block CO-OP for the candidate with the right skill set and work aptitude.

IMPORTANT NOTE: While applying for this position, candidate must provide URLs to their web projects (along with a brief description of the contribution towards those projects).


To Apply Contact:Raman Bhalla
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Emailrsbetc@rit.eduDepartmentRIT Production Services-Web/IT
Job Number612561

Assistant System Administrator

Wage$12.50DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week10-15Hours9am-9pm
Start DateFebruary 1st, 2016Post Date12/16/2015

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Position Summary

Perform maintenance and development tasks under the direction of the System Administrator.


Essential Functions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performing maintenance tasks upon lab computers and department servers. Help the Systems Administrator to implement new software packages and infrastructure to help insure the smooth operation of the Software Engineering computer infrastructure. Keep the department website up to date.


Non-Essential Function

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assisting the department in cases where application is desired.


Skills Required

Unix/ Linux, and Windows experience. Shell scripting experience (sh/ksh/bash, perl). Troubleshooting skills. Ability to take direction and work independently. HTML/CSS experience.


Skills Preferred

Free/Net/OpenBSD experience. PHP development. JSP/J2EE. Apache, SMTP


To Apply Contact:Chelsea O'Brien
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Emailcmopph@rit.eduDepartmentSoftware Engineering
Job Number828506

Research Assistant ASL Linguistic Analyst

Wage$12-$15DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week5-19HoursFlexible
Start DateSpring SemesterPost Date12/15/2015

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Position Summary

The Linguistic and Assistive Technologies Laboratory (LATLab) in the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is seeking a part-time research assistant to help with a research project on American Sign Language. This research assistant position will provide students with professional experience in a research setting, working with American Sign Language (ASL) linguistics. Our laboratory is investigating educational technologies for ASL language instruction. We are seeking RIT or NTID students to help with a project in which video recordings of ASL (collected from fluent signers and also from students currently enrolled in ASL courses) will be analyzed to identify specific linguistic events and errors. The student would use a video analysis tool (ELAN) that will allow them to identify on a timeline when specific linguistic events or errors occur in the video recording. The student would be provided training on the use of the software tool for this project.


Essential Functions

Watch and understand video recordings of American Sign Language, performed by students and performed by fluent signers. Identify the following in the videos: each word that is performed (including its beginning and ending), sign language non-manual facial and head movements, fingerspelling, errors that occur in the performance (from a given list of errors). Use a software video-analysis tool (ELAN) to create a timeline for each video that records when these words, linguistic events, or errors occur. Organize the videos and linguistic timelines into folders that are shared with members of the research team. Coordinate by email with other members of the research team, to share videos and divide responsibility for analyzing specific videos in our collection.


Non-Essential Function

Members of the laboratory use the Trello website to coordinate our projects; so, it is preferred that the research assistant is comfortable logging into this website and checking the status of project activities and tasks.


Skills Required

Very strong fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) Familiarity with grammar and linguistic concepts of ASL Computer skills (especially for Macintosh computers) for organizing and renaming files, creating folders, sending attachments by email.


Skills Preferred

Prior coursework in the linguistics of American Sign Language or other linguistic topics would be a plus Prior experience watching video recordings of sign language to identify specific linguistic details or to look for errors Prior experience working in a research laboratory or on an academic research project


To Apply Contact:Matt Huenerfauth
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Emailmatt.huenerfauth@rit.eduDepartmentRIT Linguistic and Assistive Technologies Laboratory
Job Number825514

Center for Detectors Lab Assistant

Wage$12.00DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week15-20 (40 if Co-op)HoursFlexible
Start DateASAPPost Date12/14/2015

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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
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Emailadmin@cfd.rit.eduDepartmentCenter for Detectors
Job Number670522