If you are looking for something other than a teaching job, we may just be the company for you. We can offer ARC to university graduates. We are looking for people with excellent English ability who know their way around a computer. Experience and ability with Excel is preferred, but most important is the ability to learn on-the-job.
Schedule: Mon.-Fri., 9:00-18:00, with one hour for lunch.
We will start promising candidates out on a two-week paid training period. If, at the end of the training period, we feel you are a good fit and you likewise would like to continue, you will be asked to sign a six-month contract, which can be renewed every six months.
Please see our full job description at http://faria.co/jobs/systems-data-specialist.
You will be in charge of managing systems data, building OpenApply forms, adding curriculum standards and importing demographic information with care and attention.
Characteristics - Does this describe you?
Excellent aesthetic and Web design sense
Meticulous attention to detail
Knowledge of formatting and layout principles (e.g. cropping an image proportionally)
Strong Excel and spreadsheet skills
Ability to complete assigned tasks reliably through to completion
A Normal Week
Over the course of a normal week, these would be some of the things that you would do:
Create online forms that match schools’ existing forms using our WYSIWYG form editor.
Crop and upload high-quality pictures to appear on schools’ landing pages.
Perform reviews of peers’ form builds to ensure no mistakes make it to the customer.
Use formulas and keyboard shortcuts in a spreadsheet editor to prepare data from schools for upload into our products.
Respond to customer support requests with polite, easy-to-understand step-by-step instructions on how to use our products.
Reproduce and report bugs for the development team to fix.
Your performance will be evaluated based on the following criteria, please carefully consider the following points.
A: General Work
Schedule: You arrive at the ofﬁce to start your day on-time and keep a good work schedule in sync with the rest of the team.
Reliability: Your work is carried out with care from start to ﬁnish. If you say you will ﬁnish a build, you will get it done the right way the ﬁrst time.
Forms: You are able to build forms with care by meticulously matching the layout and sequence of the ﬁelds and by inputting ﬁeld labels precisely.
Pages: You know how to lay out information optimally, how to align text and images, how to organize header and paragraph text so that contact looks good on the Web.
Design & Style: You have a good sense of aesthetics. If a school’s colors are all blue, you know that it is probably not a good idea to insert pink or red - colors that would not ﬁt well. You know how to crop an image properly, and you can spot excess white space a kilometer away.
Grammar & Spelling: You are excellent at spotting typos and grammatical mistakes. You always know to use spell check and to double-check your work before asking someone to review it.
C: Exports and Imports
Speed: You use shortcuts and formulas to speed up your work.
Accuracy: No mistakes exist in your imports, and all points of uncertainty are outlined clearly in your notes for the customer.
Responsiveness: You reply promptly to requests from customers and the sales team.
Clarity: Your bug reports and notes to coworkers, management, and customers are well-written and cover all points of uncertainty so that everyone is on the same page.