ORSP IT Student Assistant Hire

#1610058 IT Student Assistant for Office of Research and Sponsored Programs


ORSP is looking for a student assistant to help managing the Drupal website, an open source content management system. Assignments will include site building, testing, maintaining & documentation.

This position is an on-campus, part-time job.

Student assistant will be responsible for daily tasks including: assisting in the development and upkeep of Drupal-based website,  drafting written informational pages and announcements,  posting online grant funding opportunities, logging information into databases,  and other general office duties.


  • Must have strong analytical skills, self-motivated, able to work independently and with minimal assistance after being provided with an introductory objective and direction
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to pay attention to detail, be organized and able to multi-task, eager to learn new skills, be creative
  • Must have basic web design experience, previous experience with Drupal or another web content management system such as Joomla or Wordpress​ , HTML, Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator is a plus, some technical writing experience and understanding of Information Architecture
  • Must have previous knowledge regarding the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Student must be a team player and willing to help other students, staff members and others, as needed


Please complete your application to :


If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Deng, Information & Reporting Specalist

Ph: (415) 338-81795 or email:


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SF In the Mix: A Research Collaboration Between SFSU and UCSF

Please join us for an evening team science event to encourage cross-institutional collaboration between the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University. For this second of our new ‘In the Mix’ series, developed to foster faculty interaction between UCSF and SFSU and support a research collaboration pipeline between the two institutions, the theme is ‘Broader Impacts’.

We will welcome Drs. Wallace Marshall, Mark Chan, and Frank Bayliss from the cross-institutional Center for Cellular Construction, an NSF Science and Technology Center, to speak about the Center’s outreach efforts and broader impacts. This Center, whose mission is to turn cell biology into an engineering discipline by learning how to engineer the physical structure and interactions of living cells, represents one of several successful collaborations between UCSF and SFSU. Click Here to Register. 

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When:                                                                                                    Where:

Thu, May 3, 2018                                                                            UCSF Library, Lange Room

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT                                                             530 Parnassus Avenue

                                                                                                                   Room 522

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Eisman Award for Engaged Scholarship

Named in honor of Dr. Gerald (“Jerry”) Eisman, a new Eisman Award for Engaged Scholarship provides university-wide recognition of highly engaged community-based scholarship collaborations that positively impact both the community and research/creative works endeavors.  This award will be announced at the ICCE Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2018, and the first nomination process will begin in Fall 2018.  Jerry Eisman is former Director of ICCE who has a long-standing reputation as a change agent and demonstrates active involvement in the community.  The Eisman Award for Engaged Scholarship will be given annually to one full-time, tenured/tenure track faculty or lecturer who has research or creative scholarship as part of their required duties.  Priority will be given to T/TT faculty who exhibits commitment to civic engagement and/or community service learning as part of their professional achievement and growth.

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SFSU faculty whose research relates to health inequalities in communities in San Francisco are encouraged to apply for the mini grant. Proposals should involve SFSU students and encourage a sense of giving back to the communities. This year, a UCSF faculty collaborator is required. Priority will be given to proposals that address issues of social justice and health inequalities that are relevant to SFSU students and their communities. Mini-grants of up to $40,000 each will be awarded to 4 successful applicants! For the RFA, click here.

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