Web Usability Coordinator

Web Usability Coordinator


As the ResTek Web Usability Coordinator you will be responsible for maintaining websites for ResTek and University Residences. You will maintain integrity, consistency, and accessibility by collaborating with staff responsible for software development, design, content, and information architecture. You will work with students and staff within University Residences to create and update content accurately, reliably, and on-time. You will coordinate and identify projects within the design and development process and conduct usability tests to enhance accessibility. You will implement front-end solutions connecting design with functionality.


  • You can manage projects well
  • You are well organized
  • You are passionate about usability and have an eye for design
  • You are detail oriented and can see the big picture
  • You are able to communicate professionally, clearly, and with accurate detail via phone, email, and in person
  • You have experience with HTML
  • You have experience implementing CSS-based design
  • You have experience with JavaScript


  • We work in small teams
  • We work closely with our users
  • We use peer-to-peer training to teach staff the tools and languages used in our applications
  • We are active in the Open Source community and use Open Source tools


This position is offered for the academic year as well as summer, to begin immediately. Preference is given to applicants who will be available to work at least through Spring 2017 and available to work Summer 2016.

During the academic year you will work 15-19 hours per week while classes are in session. Must be available to work during summer for at least 20 hours per week. (Enrollment in summer classes is not required, and on-campus housing is available at a discounted rate during summer.) Paid training is provided.

Current hourly wage is $10.02 for both work-study and non-work-study students. You must maintain at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA and be taking at least 10 credits (8 for graduate students) during employment. The Web Usability Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director for Information Technology and receives direction and technical advising from the Web Systems Developer.

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Western Washington University does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, WWU, Old Main 345, MS 9021, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360-650-3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu.


Contact Deborah Frost at restek.jobs@wwu.edu, or call (360) 650-7474