The Kincaid Group – IT Help Desk Level I

IT Help Desk Level I

This position is responsible for hardware and software troubleshooting and support.

– Location: Bishop Miege High School – Roeland Park Ks
– Duration (Contract/Contract to Hire/Direct hire) Undetermined at this point: Might be permanent part time
– Pay rate: $13-15 an hour
– Hours per week: 25 hours

Essential Functions:
• Solve computer related problems, troubleshooting hardware and software issues
• In charge of generating helpdesk tickets in ticketing system and assigning the ticket resolution
• Inventory management and updates
• Phone and In-house application
• Building and setup of new employee computer systems including software operating systems, security updates and virus software
• Assist in monitoring networked computer equipment.
• Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the computer telephony interface environment
• Departmental moves
• Ability to gain knowledge and understanding of internal software

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft applications
• In-depth knowledge of Google Docs & applications
• In-depth knowledge of PC’s and operating systems
• Ability to gain knowledge and understanding of internal software
• Works well under pressure
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Able to build solid customer relationships
• Team player

Training and Experience:
• High school degree required and Bachelor’s degree desirable
• Working knowledge and experience with PC imaging

If interested please contact David Zinser of Kincaid Information Technology, david.zinser@thekincaidgroup.com, for more information.

Aerocharger – Social Media Content Creator

Company Name: Aerocharger (Turbochargers and Firearms)

Title of job: Social Media Content Creator

Part Time or Full Time: Either / Flexible

Duties:
• Create posts promoting Aerocharger, consisting of articles, photos and videos.
• Create posts announcing new product releases.
• Produce, direct, shoot and edit videos promoting Aerocharger.
• Answer phones, take orders, Edit/proofread official emails and documents, support office operations as needed.

Qualifications Needed: Interest in Firearms and Motorsports, Ability to complete the Duties listed above.

How to Apply: Email Brad@aerocharger.com

Salary: $10/hr. Please note 45% of our past interns transitioned to full-time employment with Aerocharger.

Company website: Aerocharger.com, Aerochargerballistics.com

MMGY Global – Drupal/PHP Application Developer in Kansas City, MO

https://www.mmgyglobal.com/drupal-developer

MMGY Global has an immediate position available for a Drupal/PHP Application Developer in our Kansas City, MO office.

The Drupal/PHP Application Developer is primarily responsible for developing Drupal-based solutions for MMGY and its clients. This includes website development, mobile development, and development of other technology solutions as designed by MMGY and required by the market. The Drupal/PHP Application Developer will be expected to spend the majority of his/her time developing client deliverables.

The Drupal/PHP Application Developer will spend the majority of his/her time doing the following:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop web or other applications as required to support defined business requirements
• Collaborate with the Platform Leads to ensure adherence to coding standards
• Collaborate with the Platform Leads to deliver reusable code and components
• Support CMS platforms in use by MMGY via coding, configuration and general maintenance
• Develop and maintain databases or those dedicated by project requirements
• Perform maintenance as needed on current client websites
• Ensure all projects mitigate security risks as defined by OWASP top 10 application security risks
• Stay up-to-date on new technologies and share pertinent information with team members
• Create and/or update technical documentation as needed in order to support development efforts
• Ensure deliverables align with strategic direction of MMGY and the Interactive Technology team
• Understand, follow and contribute to the established project development process
• Accurately track hours against projects and complete time sheets in a timely manner

Experience Requirements:
• Minimum of 3 years experience developing and delivering client-facing interactive solutions
• Strong knowledge of the Drupal Content Management Framework
o Ability to create and maintain websites using Drupal
o Experience with custom module development
o Experience with Drupal hooks and APIs
o Experience with MySQL
o Experience with custom Drupal theme creation

Preferred Skills / Abilities:
• Source Control Management such as Git
• Frontend Javascript frameworks/libraries such as AngularJS, ReactJS and jQuery
• Experience with responsive design, cross-browser and cross-device compatibility
• Knowledge with Continuous Integration/Build servers such as Jenkins and/or Bamboo and task runners such as Gulp/Grunt
• Experience integrating 3rd party APIs, including social web services such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram either through Javascript API or server-side implementation through RESTful API.
• Basic understanding of website optimization. Caching control and concatenation/minification of Javascript and CSS assets.
• Participation in open-source projects and/or the developer community such as core or contributed module issue queues on Drupal.org.
• Experience with Drupal 8, Composer and Symfony
• Cloud hosting platforms such as Amazon Web Services, particularly EC2, RDS and S3.

Education Requirements:
• BS in Computer Science, Related Field, or equivalent work experience.
Expectations of Members of MMGY’s Technology Division
• Communication – You must possess excellent communication skills. You’ll be speaking to internal and external project team members, each with different degrees of technical and business acumen. You must be able to communicate complex technical and business concepts across the project team to ensure understanding and alignment.
• Problem Solver – You must possess and demonstrate the ability to identify problems and provide solutions whenever possible. And, on a related note…
• Know What You Know and Know When You Don’t Know – If you know the answer, state it clearly and stand your ground; if you don’t know the answer be resourceful and get expert help to determine the right answer.
• Lifetime Learner –You must be an active participant in continually improving your skills.
• Team Oriented – You must work and play well with others, lend a hand when and where you see a need, get your hands dirty when needed, and be committed to the success of team for the good of our clients, MMGY, and your team.
• Technical Acumen – You must possess a firm understanding of the concepts and details associated with how websites are built, how end users use them, and how the Internet works in general.
• Survival Skills – MMGY is an advertising agency so you must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and getting scrappy when needed.

Reports to: PHP Platform Lead

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Theresa Thornhill
Recruiter
thornhill@mmgyglobal.com

Bickford Senior Living – IT support & Help Desk

Bickford Senior Living is looking for a Full-Time IT Support Person.

Primary Duties Include:
• Provides helpdesk support and resolves problems to the end user’s satisfaction
• Walks customers through the problem-solving process
• Manage PC setup and deployment using standard hardware, images and software
• Install, test and configure new workstations, peripheral equipment and software
• Performs timely workstation hardware / software upgrades
• Troubleshoots and repairs existing computer hardware / software issues
• Supports Android tablets and cell phones
• Provides support for proprietary software programs

Role Requirements:
• Associates Degree from college or technical school; two years related work experience;
or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Proven experience as a help desk technician or customer support role
• Working knowledge of MS Office 2013 and 2016, Windows 7 and 10
• Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Preferred:
• Working knowledge of Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 and thin clients a plus
• Ability to learn and support new and quickly changing technologies
• Ability to research solutions/information regarding technical issues

Bickford Senior Living owns and operates 59 Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care branches in Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Virginia, with headquarters located in Olathe, KS.

Apply online at http://www.bickfordcareers.com
Search location: Olathe

Lifted Logic – Web Writer/Content Strategist

Web Writer/Content Strategist
Lifted Logic – Overland Park, Ks

DESCRIPTION:
You will work with clients to establish their voice and write SEO-optimized content for their existing website. You will work directly with clients and project managers to ensure that their websites are filled with accurate, precise, SEO friendly content. You will be Lifted Logic’s grammar snob, enjoy learning, and adapting everyday. You will work with designers to create the content structure for websites and work with the client to fill in the created structure. Projects may include informational websites, websites with complex functionality, e-commerce websites, and web applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS:

● Be able to write content in a variety of voices
● Be able to generate content for similar topics, worded in different ways, to maximize SEO strategy
● Work alongside the internal team to establish and create appropriate content
● Engage in follow up questions in a conversational way to get the details needed to create content
● Perform ongoing monthly keyword research to ensure target keywords are maximized
● Ongoing content creation on a monthly basis for a variety of clients
● Run Google Analytics reports for clients
● Set up Google Adwords campaigns and goals for clients

QUALIFICATIONS:

● Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
● Strong experience in Adwords and Analytics is desired.
● A writer that keeps the reader’s attention and is short and concise
● Track record of meticulous grammar and speech
● Attention to detail and organized
● Write “Purple Dinosaurs are Fun!” in the subject line with your resume and writing samples
● Handle pressure and deadlines well
● Self Motivated with excellent time management skills
● Not afraid to ask questions to better understand company and subject
● Critical thinking skills
● Must be able to easily carry a conversation with strangers

To Apply: https://liftedlogic.com/about/

CommunityAmerica Credit Union – Front End Developer

CommunityAmerica Credit Union, a staple of the Kansas City community for over 75 years, isn’t just about another job. It’s about making a difference in people’s lives, and working for a higher calling, a noble cause — helping Kansas City families reach their financial dreams! It’s this way of thinking that has landed us as Kansas City’s largest credit union and one of the top Kansas City-based financial institutions.

Job Summary
CommunityAmerica’s Innovation Lab has been created to build products that will genuinely improve its members lives. Our innovative, creative culture merges the flexible, agile nature of a startup with the stability of a well-established, well-funded financial institution. We are seeking a front-end developer who is passionate about building web tools and applications with an eye toward growth, usability and real end-user value.

The ideal candidate is a skilled programmer that is curious. He or she is comfortable digging into data, studying user behavior, fielding user tests while also make recommendations for UI and A/B tests.

The central job will be to develop, implement , test and measure new web sites/applications, online tools as well as optimize existing sites (and sales funnels) and play a leadership role in the build of new tools. Our process centers around running experiments and A/B testing incremental changes and empowering our people to suggest changes based on user feedback and best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Propose creative new projects, from developing and implementing front-end code to building free tools and apps that attract prospects and convert leads to testing new approaches to capturing existing demand.
• Test different options for these applications. At CommunityAmerica, we work as one growth team and strive to reach a common goal. Accordingly, an ideal candidate will participate in analysis, investigation, brainstorming sessions
• Ability to run tests and experiments to measure effectiveness. Measure and optimize these projects, reporting results and proposing improvements based on data
• Ability to build clean wireframes as well as adopting and improving wireframe concepts from other parties and converting to functional prototype.
• Ability to drive clicks, traffic to website, landing pages, apps. Help us scale and automate the growth process
• Maintain proper security measures and procedures to prevent unauthorized entry and data loss.
• Professional and friendly interaction with members and staff. Demonstrate behaviors that are consistent with the credit union’s values.

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Four year degree in Computer Science or related-experience
• 3+ years experience with web development
• Experience with front – end web development HTML5/CSS coding, JQuire/JavaScript coding, JSON/AJAX coding, Responsive web-development
• Experience with start ups and/or rapidly changing growing environments. Understanding of Lean startup, CRO, growth hacking MVP concept.
• Knowledge of Adobe creative suite preferred
• Some understanding of back end development preferred
• Good understanding of SEO principals and ensuring applications will adhere

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must be curious and creative
• Relentless in pursuit of growth
• Data driven via A/B testing. Performance and result-oriented
• Strong visual sensitivity to detail and layout
• Proficiency with open source content management systems (Drupal, WordPress etc)
• Experience with JavaScript frameworks
• Experience in responsive front – end frameworks (bootstrap, foundation)
• An ability to learn quickly and successfully adapt to rapidly changing technology
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
• Ability to communicate effectively – written and oral communication
• Understanding of the Agile methodology

To Apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=CAmerica&jobId=175533&lang=en_US&source=CC3

NAIC – Service Desk Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Service Desk Intern.

The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
• Answering customer inquiries and resolving issues via phone and email;
• Assisting in testing and business analysis tasks;
• Data entry;
• User registration for online tutorials;
• Writing documentation.

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study. Good technical abilities are required and customer service experience is preferred. This candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic. Excellent written and oral communications skills are a must. This individual should also be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

The intern must be able to work 20-25 hours per week, including throughout the academic semester. The pay for this position is $13 per hour.

For consideration, please apply online at:
http://careers.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Encompas – Marketing Assistant

DO YOU LOVE FINDING CREATIVE AND BEAUTIFULLY-DESIGNED WAYS TO REACH AN AUDIENCE?
DO YOU ENJOY WORKING BOTH AUTONOMOUSLY AND COLLABORATIVELY IN A FAST-PACED ENVIRONMENT?

The Marketing Assistant is an entry-level position that will be asked to assist in a variety of marketing initiatives, including graphic design, proposal responses, and social media. Because of this, a broad understanding of the marketing industry as well as good writing and graphic design skills will be important for success.

Essential Functions
• Help Marketing Coordinator develop written content and social posts to drive traffic to company website
• Assist marketing efforts by creating graphics for social media, website, blog, event promotion, and other marketing collateral
• Assist in the layout and formatting of proposal responses for print and digital submission, ensuring adherence to brand and quality standards

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
• Associate or Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, graphic design, visual communications, journalism, or related field
• Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite programs, especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
• Strong communication, problem-solving, organization, presentation, research, and writing skills
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Strong understanding of social media best practices for all major platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram)
• Self-motivated, go-getter who exceeds in an autonomous environment
• Ability to manage simultaneous tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, working both independently and collaboratively
• Eagerness to learn and improve based on constructive feedback
• Video editing, photography, or web design experience is a plus

THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
HTTP://WWW.ENCOMPASKC.COM/APPLY

NCM Associates, Inc. – Information Technology Intern

JOB TITLE: Information Technology Intern

DEPARTMENT: IT

REPORTS TO: Director of Information Technology

STATUS: Non-Exempt / Part-Time

PAY: $15/hr

SEND RESUME TO: dreihs@ncmassociates.com

JOB PURPOSE:
The Information Technology has primary responsibility to field requests for assistance from other associates related to all areas of technology in use at NCM, and maintain accurate records of work performed. These areas include but are not limited to desktop support and the related software applications, mobile phone and mobile office technology, as well as to troubleshoot networking issues. This position will also maintain inventories of hardware, software and other company assets. This position will assist the Network Manager in research, maintenance, and administration of the company’s network infrastructure including workstations, software, servers, and network devices

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Resolve computer related issues for end users in a timely and efficient manner. These issues can be hardware, software, as well as training related tasks.
• Maintain accurate inventories of all hardware and software.
• Configure and install new user equipment including workstations, software and mobile devices.
• Assist other departments when needed for tasks that are not of a traditional IT nature.
• Works at the direction of Network Manager

QUALIFICATIONS
The following education, experience, competencies and behavioral skills are needed to perform this job successfully:

Education
• Currently pursuing a CIS, MIS, IT or related undergraduate degree.
• Able to work a maximum of 25 hours per week during normal business hours. Work hours can be scheduled around classes.

Competencies
• Troubleshooting experience with Microsoft Windows
• Experience supporting Microsoft Office applications
• Experience supporting mobile devices, primarily iPhone.
Behavioral Skills
• Strong analytical and logical thinking ability.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND MEASURES

Physical Demands
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to stand, walk, sit, speak, hear, see and use hands to handle objects.
• Must be able to answer phone and listen and speak with clients and co-workers.
• Must be able to concentrate/focus with constant interruptions.

Work Environment
• General office environment with standard office equipment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Noise level is quiet to moderate.

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This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of this position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by law and unless undue hardship would result. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

Thomas Faerber, MD, DDS, FACS – Insurance Billing/Coding/Collections

Title of job: Insurance Billing/Coding/Collections

 Part time or Full Time: Full time

 Duties: Assist with coding, billing, collections of claims for private oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Overland Park, KS

 Qualifications Needed: Associates or Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in healthcare

How to Apply:

(913) 469-8895, email resumes to: tom@surgicalarts.com

Salary: 34-36K

Company website: www.surgicalarts.com