Residential Life Seeking a Technology Development Graduate Assistant

Technology Development Assistant

Job Description

Title                       Technology Development Assistant
                                Residential Technology

Status                     Graduate Assistant, 12-month appointment

Supervisor           Technical Analyst

Dates                      July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015              


Earned Bachelor’s degree with acceptance into a post baccalaureate graduate program at any of the USM campuses required. Must have training/experience working with web technology including: HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP, and JavaScript. Experience implementing Web Services (XML, SOAP, RESTful) for data transmission required. Must have familiarity with database platforms such as Oracle DB, MSSQL DB, and Microsoft Access. Candidate should demonstrate familiarity with requirements modeling and systems analysis/design processes. UMBC graduate students preferred.

General Responsibilities:

The Technology Development Assistant will be involved in the ongoing implementation of a new information management system as well as the continued maintenance of legacy technology. This 12-month appointment will aid in the short term implementation tasks, as well as legacy troubleshooting and maintenance needs.

Specific Responsibilities:

· Continue existing processes of migration to a new department information system for RL and SJP

· Provide aid and hands-on sessions as needed to train staff in the implementation process

· Using web services, build data transport methods to update between external databases and the department information system

· Build or adapt existing systems to work with a new housing management information system

· Assist in the data migration and reconciliation from a legacy housing management system

· Develop and implement new forms and workflow using the university eForms system


· Maintain approximately 20 office hours per week

· Participate in bi-weekly individual meetings with supervisor and formal evaluation process once per semester

· Participate in bi-weekly unit, monthly departmental and periodic divisional meetings as schedule permits

· Attend/support some evening staff programs and events

· Maintain a positive attitude and act in a professional manner as a representative of the Residential Life Office

· Perform all related duties as requested

Compensation to include Tuition Remission and Financial Stipend.

Apply by Friday, May 2, 2014 at 4:00 PM for best consideration to:

UMBC Residential Life
Attn: Ken Schreihofer
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD. 21250

To Apply: Email or mail cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of 3 references.

For more information, call 410-455-8184.

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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