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International Studies, Southeast Asia Section - Vietnam Studies Group Web Assistant

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Posted 29 June, 2015. Closes 2 July, 2015.


International Studies, Southeast Asia Section

Job Title:

Vietnam Studies Group Web Assistant

Date Posted:

29 June, 2015

Closing Date:

2 July, 2015

Number Available:



$11.00 per hour

Start Date: Immediately


5-10 hours per week; scheduled is flexible


    The Vietnam Studies Group web assistant helps to manage the discussion list and web site of the Vietnam Studies Group, a professional organization representing scholars belonging to the Association for Asian Studies.

    Initially the Student Specialist will work under the supervision of Libraries IT staff to move existing web files to a new server. After this is completed, regular work includes:

    • Respond to requests and inquiries relating to the VSG Discussion List, hosted on the UW's mailman platform;
    • Edit and maintain the International Viet Nam Scholars' Director using the InMagic database;
    • Under supervision of List Manager, collect, evaluate and archive selected discussion threads for permanent inclusion on Vietnam Studies website;
    • Update website as instructed.

      Required Qualifications:

      • Typing proficiency and accuracy
      • Basic computer literacy
      • Comfort with basic web structures and computer file organization
      • Interest in Viet Nam
      Desired Qualifications:
      • Vietnamese language proficiency
      Other Details: We are looking for a computer literate student to help out with the Vietnam Studies Group (of the Association for Asian Studies) web site and discussion list.

      Application Process:

      1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader (some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms).
      2. Submit the following materials by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
        • Application form
        • Resume

      Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

      For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
      Erik Dahl