ISAS Employment and
Archaeological Field Work Opportunities

FieldworkThe Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is a joint research program of the UIUC and the Illinois Department of Transportation. The program was created nearly five decades ago and has a permanent staff of 30+ professionals stationed in four regional offices.

Seasonal openings for field crews are handled through the regional offices. Inquiries concerning employment should be directed to:

Ms. Janice Pankey, Business Manager

Illinois State Archaeological Survey
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
209 Nuclear Physics Laboratory, MC-571
23 East Stadium Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
(FAX 217-244-7458 or e-mail jpankey@illinois.edu)

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Listings as of May 16, 2017


Central Offices/Central Illinois Field Station
Champaign/Urbana, IL

 

Web Development Specialist Undergraduate or Graduate Hourly Assistant
Illinois State Archaeological Survey

Prairie Research Institute

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 
The Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute (PRI), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.  ISAS serves as the principle repository and source for scientifically based information and research of the archaeological resources of the state.  ISAS proactively utilizes this knowledge to assist Illinois’ citizens, communities and institutions in making informed decisions on heritage interpretation, management, and preservation.

ISAS is seeking to hire a Web Development Specialist Undergraduate or Graduate Hourly to assist in posting new web content from a variety of sources, perform site maintenance, and update content on existing web pages.  Work 15-30 hours per week at an hourly rate of $12-$15 (depending on qualifications).  This position will be located at the Illinois State Archaeological Survey, 209 Nuclear Physics Lab, 23 Stadium Drive, Champaign, IL 61820.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Convert new content for use on the web, convert legacy HTML and associated CSS to standards compliant accessible markup using current CSS, HTML5 and XHTML; re-template static and dynamic web pages; create new pages and feeds in various CMS systems; and migrate web content and data to new systems.  Familiarity with Site Publish, a plus.  As an Hourly Web Development Specialist, you will collaborate with ISAS Media Coordinator on a large-scale web modernization project, providing input on design decisions, implementing approved changes, and assisting with day-to-day content management.  This position emphasizes front-end web development using HTML, CSS, and jQuery.

Other Responsibilities:

-Develop web applications or sites according to specifications provided by ISAS Media Coordinator and PRI Associate Director of Strategic Communications.
-Prepare photo and art assets for the web.
-Support existing web applications and sites by answering user questions, fixing bugs, and improving functionality as assigned.
-Review, edit, and modify submitted material.

Qualifications:

Required:  University of Illinois undergraduate or graduate student with solid working knowledge of standards compliant HTML and CSS at a text-editor level.  Experience coding against jQuery libraries in a scripting environment such as classic Active Server Pages (.asp) or PHP.

Preferred:  Experience with JavaScript, JSON and AJAX. Skills working with SQL calls to database environments, responsive web (@media tag), and exposure to a CMS system (Drupal or Site Publish preferred).  Knowledge of web accessibility standards a plus. 
Experience using graphic editing tools to prepare images for the webAbility to communicate visual and technical ideas clearlyCapable of taking direction and reporting back to the team.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Friday, June 16, 2017.  Please submit via e-mail, a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three academic or professional references to:

Angie Patton
Illinois State Archaeological Survey

209 Nuclear Physics Lab, MC-571
23 Stadium Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

apatton2@illinois.edu



The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 

 

 

 



American Bottom Field Station
Fairview Heights, IL

No postings at this time

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

 


Northern Illinois Field Station
Elgin, IL


No postings at this time

 

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).



Springfield Research Office
Springfield, IL

No postings at this time.


Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

 


Western Illinois Field Station
Jacksonville and Macomb, IL

No postings at this time.


Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).