Drupal in Higher Education

A place to discuss Drupal in Higher Education

 

Welcome

This Group is a split-off of the Drupal Education Group and aims ito deal with issues and challenges that are unique to Drupal in post-secondary academic environments. This group has been founded as a result of Drupalcon San Francisco 2010 when it became obvious that there was a need for a place to extend the fruitful discussions that began there.

Group Posts

benjag's picture

Managing Content Access in Higher Education

Does anyone have any recommendations on content access/permissions implementation they can share?

I'm a (relatively new) Drupal developer at private university that's nearing the end of an almost-two-year transition from Coldfusion to Drupal 7. We have around 800 faculty/staff and almost 200 of them need (or want) access to edit specific pages or sections on the website.

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aguilty1's picture

Lead Web Developer | UCLA

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

The UCLA Library has made a significant commitment to Drupal over the past three years, creating a new web site in Drupal and implementing the Islandora repository (a Drupal front-end to the Fedora Commons repository). We are ready to implement new services and applications in Drupal, some using angular.js. We also have some amazing collections to make publish and allow our campus community to explore, often in collaboration with innovative faculty and graduate student collaborators.

We are looking for a Drupal developer for a full time career (permanent) position to help realize these projects.

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cdulude's picture

Web Developer | Dartmouth College Library

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

The Dartmouth College Library is looking for a talented and motivated individual to join our team as a web developer, as we continue to move forward in building and implementing next generation library technologies. The selected individual will work with other developers, small teams of librarians, archivists, and curators to design and develop sites and applications to serve our library collections and exhibitions. We invite you to be a part of our ventures in digital publishing, digital production, digital repositories, and library management systems.

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cbandes's picture

Drupal Front-end Web Designer/Developer | Harvard University

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Join a small team of designers, developers, editors, and
marketing specialists to help design and build high-quality websites. Our team
creates the public-facing marketing websites for Harvard Extension School,
Harvard Summer School, Harvard Professional Development, and other programs
within the division. You will have an opportunity to demonstrate your excellent
Drupal design and development skills on high-profile, high-traffic projects.
Working closely with the project lead, you will maintain and develop complex,

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lvduke's picture

Instructional Applications Programmer | University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

The Office of Online Education extends educational outreach and access of University courses, degree programs, and research opportunities to the local and global communities in an effort to serve a diverse population of students who prefer or need alternative methods of delivery.

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btopro's picture

Drush Recipes format

I looked around for something to do this but couldn't find anything so I started working on a format that will allow for the structured packaging of a series of drush calls. These digestible calls can be chained together or reference each other to form a type of recipe much like chef does; just specific to drush.

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ericaSB's picture

Part-time Drupal Subcontractor | Singlebrook Technology

Employment type: 
Part time
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Singlebrook Technology, a web and mobile development firm in Ithaca, NY, is seeking a Part-time Drupal subcontractor.

Subcontractor must have availability of 20+ hours/week. Please indicate availability, as well as your hourly rate, in your cover letter.

Must be based in the U.S. (Northeast region / Ithaca, NY-area preferred). Telecommuting is OK. Preference given to candidates able to occasionally meet at our Ithaca, NY offices.

Skills:
Basic Drupal
Drupal Theming
Drupal Module Development
PHP
HTML/CSS
JavaScript

Bonus Skills:
jQuery
SASS
Ruby on Rails
Coldfusion

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sbubaron's picture

North Eastern Higher Ed Summit

Start: 
2014-07-18 08:30 - 18:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

We invite you to a Higher Education summit to discuss the needs and issues specific to using Drupal in educational environments.

All are welcome, whether you are currently using Drupal or looking to determine if Drupal would be a possible solution for your Higher Ed organization. We encourage participants of all skill levels from beginner through expert, in a variety of roles -- site builder, developer, themer, project manager, support specialist, etc.

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gimmeabiscuit's picture

Drupal Developer for HigherEd | University of Vermont

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Help build and implement custom modules for the main institutional website. Provide software development services in the support of enterprise web-based services. Duties include developing custom modules in support of the transition to Drupal. Customization and modification of existing Drupal modules as needed. Test quality, security and performance of custom code. Estimate development times and continuously document development progress. This is a one year term position.

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btopro's picture

DrupalCampPA: Bridging Higher Education & Industry!

Start: 
2014-08-02 (All day) - 2014-08-03 (All day) America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

Drupal Camp PA, a 2 day Drupal Camp in Western Pennsylvania, will be held on Saturday, August 2nd and Sunday, August 3rd at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences. The theme of the conference "Bridging Higher Education & Industry" demonstrates the understanding of the importance of open source solutions in higher education as well as industry. The 2 day Drupal developer conference will feature topical sessions, keynote speakers, "Birds of a Feather" breakouts, and code sprints.

The deadline to submit a session is July 1st.

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Higher Education Sites using Drupal

If your school is using Drupal, or if you know of another school using Drupal, please email the site administrator so that they can be added to this list.

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