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We’re Hiring a Student Web Programmer/Content Producer

May 14th, 2014

The UCLA Volunteer Center is seeking a student web programmer and content producer to aid in the planning and execution of the Center’s website, social media, and technology objectives. We’re looking for a savvy student with excellent writing skills and attention to detail, who is interested in social good and volunteerism. We’re looking for creative thinkers who are able to handle a variety of duties including content creation and web programming for the website (, updating various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, foursquare, Flickr, Tumblr, etc.), and more.

UCLA Volunteer Center – Student Web Programmer/Content Producer
Payroll Title: Assistant IV
Job Type: Part-time, 8-15 hrs/week
Salary: $19.00/hour
Location: UCLA Wilshire Center

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and programming of the UCLA Volunteer Center website
  • Develop and maintain database-driven applications and spreadsheets to organize information for volunteers
  • Create and support engaging blog and social media posts about service and civic engagement
  • Research new ideas for content on web and social media
  • Communicate with volunteers, community partners, and the community at large about the impact of UCLA in Los Angeles
  • Manage and respond to inquiries via web, social media, email, phone, and more
  • Attend staff meetings and provide input on key programs and initiatives
  • Assist Volunteer Center staff as needed; other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (required)
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, team player (required)
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential (required)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and Google Drive (required)
  • Strong Internet research skills (required)
  • Ability to follow through on projects and meet deadlines (required)
  • Web development experience in HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL (required)
  • Knowledge of WordPress as a content management system and ability to construct or modify WordPress themes (required)
  • Understanding of graphic design and stylesheet/CSS implementations (preferred)
  • Understanding of UCLA’s brand guidelines (preferred)
  • Ability to perform implementations using Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr APIs (preferred)
  • Summer availability – May/June 2014-September 2014, with possibility to extend; flexible work schedule to be determined

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to; include “Student Web Programmer/Content Producer: [Your Name]” with your name in the subject line of the email.

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