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Web Developer – Summer Intern

Posted: June 3, 2024

The Role

Position Status: Full Time (40 hours/week), Temporary Summer (June – August)

The Organization
Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta and has a triple mandate in education, training, and research. With a decentralized network of 10 METI-Service Centres, a Corporate Head Office in Edmonton, and two mobile service units; RLI designs and delivers training and education services to more than 140,000 Alberta Métis.

The RLI Vision is: “A Skilled and Knowledgeable, Self-Reliant Métis Nation.”
The RLI Mission is: “To enhance the self-sufficiency and well-being of Alberta Métis through quality education, training, and research.”

The Opportunity

Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is hiring one (1) Web Developer. This is a summer term position with an end date of August 31, 2024. Reporting to the Métis Student Services Manager, the successful candidate will provide support with creating website layouts, designing webpage layouts, and updating the RLI website. The successful candidate will be an eager, self-motivated individual looking to gain valuable work experience. The successful candidate will have proficiency in HTML, CSS, and Javascript, have strong attention to detail, and have strong interpersonal skills with a positive attitude.

To Fit the Role

Responsibilities:

  • Create Website layout/user interfaces using standard UI/UX practices.
  • Designing webpage layouts.
  • Updating and maintaining the website, ensuring it remains current and functional.
  • Conducting website performance tests and optimizing the website as needed.
  • Ensuring all content is up to date and accurate.
  • Coordinating with the MSS Manager, MSS summer students, and IT staff to achieve RLI goals.
  • Assist with other projects, as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

Location

Rupertsland Institute Office, Edmonton, AB

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary education in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 1 – 2 years of related experience is an asset. School or volunteer experience is considered valid experience.
  • Experience with React.js and familiarity with front-end frameworks and libraries.
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Familiarity with version control systems, such as Git.
  • Understanding of UI/UX principles.
  • Knowledge of RESTful API’s and integration with back-end services would be an asset.
  • Ability to create responsive and accessible web interfaces.
  • Experience with project management tools and collaboration platforms.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with others.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, as well as collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with a strong focus on quality and user experience.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality when working with sensitive information.
  • Knowledge of Métis history, culture, and issues affecting Métis people.

Other Requirements:

  • Due to funding requirements, this position is open to Métis students only. This would include Citizens of the Otipemisiwak Métis Government.
  • Due to funding requirements, candidates must be between the ages of 17 – 29.
  • Due to funding requirements, candidates must be currently enrolled in full-time post secondary education and must be returning to school full time in September 2024.
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends to support events. This may include some travel.

Rupertsland Institute (RLI) Offers:

  • A competitive wage.
  • Culturally rich working environment.
  • Learning opportunities.
  • And other perks!

Application Deadline

June 23, 2024

Application Procedure

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter (including desired wage range) to employment@rupertsland.org by June 23, 2024, quoting ‘SI-WD’ in your email subject line.

Rupertsland Institute thanks all applicants for their interest. Only successful applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.