Job Posting: Drupal Developer Research Assistant

December 7, 2017 by ICASC ASC! /

We are seeking an SFU Masters or PhD student as a Drupal Developer Research Assistant for the International Centre of Art for Social Change (

The specific tasks will vary but include:

  • Evaluating system and implementing security and other necessary updates to Drupal 7 for
  • Updating Drupal 7 website front-end design, such as adding blocks and expanding main menu to allow further additions
  • Evaluating and enhancing user experience
  • Creating requirements documentation and reports
  • Tracking and reporting on implementation and updates
  • Backing up website and setting up back up schedule
  • Organising and updating content via CMS
  • Liaising with Community Liaison and other ASC! Team members as needed for website updates


  • Experience and familiarity with basic to intermediate Drupal programming and implementing updates
  • Experience and familiarity with basic to intermediate Drupal design of front end a definite asset
  • Ability to ask the right questions, evaluate needs, and propose/implement solutions
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Ability to work and problem-solve independently
  • Ability to track, report and articulate updates efficiently and clearly to ASC! team members
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Photoshop)

The following are assets but not required:

  • Advanced Drupal programming skills
  • Advanced Drupal design skills
  • Bilingualism (English/French)

ICASC’s current main focus is the ASC! Project, which brings together artists, scholars, students and change makers from diverse public and private sectors to better understand how arts-based, participatory, community-engaged practices are evolving in Canada, as well as to provide information, opportunities for exchange, and resources for both practitioners and those interested to learn more about the field. The project is a collaboration among multiple universities and community organizations across Canada. Our goals include building human networks and cross-sector awareness of the benefits of arts-infused practices in a wide range of social change contexts.

Application deadline: Until Position is Filled

Start date: January 10, 2018 (negotiable)

Location: SFU Harbour Centre

Hours: Average of 15 hours/week, flexible work schedue

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a copy of your transcript (an unofficial transcript is fine) to: Dr. Tracey Leacock (




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