Student Programming Assistant

Title:  Student Programming Assistant
Department: Data & Technology Services
Reports to:  Data Programmer/Analyst
Pay Rate: $10.70 to $11.50 per hour, depending on experience and skillset.

Position Summary

The Data & Technology Services department is seeking a Student Programming Assistant to assist in recurring and project-based data and programming tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write and execute SQL and PL/SQL code and scripts against Oracle databases.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly recurring tasks for incoming/outgoing online updates.
  • Perform various bulk data loads and modifications using the Advance DataLoader and Loader utilities.
  • Assist in the identification and correction of data integrity issues within the Advance database.
  • Assist in the occasional creation, design, testing, documentation, and troubleshooting of Advance reports using Crystal Reports and Oracle.
  • Assist in loading graduate data for all UH campuses after each semester into Advance.
  • Assist in the merging and coding of external databases with the Advance database.
  • Assist in the testing and validation of new and existing Advance utilities and tools after each Advance application or database upgrade.
  • Create, modify, and convert existing forms to fill-able PDF format using Adobe Acrobat Professional and Adobe LiveCycle Designer.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of technical documentation describing Data and Technology Services data procedures and reports.
  • Assist in troubleshooting minor hardware/software issues.
  • Assist in intranet/internet website maintenance, content management, and web programming utilizing HTML/PHP/.NET 2.0 (VB and C#).
  • Work with Data Processing students to complete various data tasks and projects.
  • Perform basic help desk duties.
  • Perform other duties and activities in support of the UH Foundation mission as requested.


The successful candidate for this position will possess a majority of the following qualifications:

  • Must be a student enrolled half-time (6 credits) or more in the University of Hawaii System.
  • Preferably pursuing a Computer Science or similar degree.
  • Ability to work 15 – 19 hours/week regularly. Hours are flexible and can work around school schedule, plus time off for exams.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, PHP, .NET 2.0 and higher (C# and VB), Oracle SQL and PL/SQL a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word.
  • Must possess strong analytical and logical skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently, with a project team, and set priorities.
  • Possess strong problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Perform a variety of tasks.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Working Conditions

Based on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus.  Flexible hours, Monday through Friday between
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

To Apply

Send your letter of interest, resume and a completed application form to

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Employment Application Form

Please download and save the employment application form to your computer before filling it out.

Application Form (pdf)

The University of Hawaiʻi and the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation

The primary purpose of the University of Hawaiʻi's ten-campus system is to provide an environment in which faculty and students can discover, examine critically, preserve, and transmit the knowledge, wisdom, and values that will help ensure the survival of the present and future generations with improvement in the quality of life.

The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation, a nonprofit organization, raises private funds to support the University of Hawaiʻi System. Our mission is to unite donors' passions with the University of Hawaiʻi's aspirations by raising philanthropic support and managing private investments to benefit UH, the people of Hawaiʻi and our future generations.

The  University of Hawai’i Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

For Our University, Our Hawai‘i, Our Future