Associate Web Applications Designer Job at American Institutes for Research, Remote

  • American Institutes for Research
  • Remote

Job Description

Work for a first-class institution that is innovative, multi-dimensional, and dynamic by joining AIR as an Associate Web Applications Designer .


We hire talented and forward-thinking professionals to build our cross-functional teams and support our clients in solving complex problems. Our people—problem-solvers, change-makers, and creative thinkers—are experts in their craft who rise to meet today’s challenges. You will collaborate with our teams of motivated and passionate visionaries, where your input will be valued and your contributions vital to our success.


AIR’s Corporate Business Systems team is seeking an Associate Web Applications Designer to join their innovative team. This position will report to the Principal Business Systems Specialist. In this role, you will play a critical role in supporting our SharePoint Online and Airtable platforms, ensuring the intranet and related solutions are accessible, secure, and ready to meet the needs of our clients. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to support our internal clients' web initiatives and contribute to an exceptional user experience. If you are excited to be part of a dynamic team and want to roll up your sleeves, this role is for you.


We value the experiences of every member of our institution, from entry level to executive. As part of our collaborative, learning-oriented team, you will be encouraged to grow in your career, develop additional skills, and progress professionally.


Candidates hired for the position may work remotely within the United States (U.S.) or from one of our U.S. office locations . This does not include U.S. territories. 


About AIR:


Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.


AIR’s commitment to diversity goes beyond legal compliance to its full integration in our strategy, operations, and work environment. At AIR, we define diversity broadly, considering everyone’s unique life and community experiences. We believe that embracing diverse perspectives, abilities/disabilities, racial/ethnic and cultural backgrounds, styles, ages, genders, gender identities and expressions, education backgrounds, and life stories drives innovation and employee engagement. Learn more about AIR's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy and hear from our staff by clicking here .

The responsibilities for the position include:

  • Administer and support maintenance of SharePoint Online site collections and Microsoft Teams, including setup, configuration, updating, and monitoring.
  • Administer business systems, databases, and related web technologies.
  • Provide basic technical support to end users, addressing web-related inquiries and issues using the ticketing system.
  • Create and maintain documentation for web platform configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Collaborate with the IT Service Desk team to resolve escalated web platform concerns.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support web initiatives, and projects and enhance the user experience.

Education, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with at least 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator) is a plus but not required.
  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies and cloud services (e.g., AWS, Azure) is a plus but not required.


  • Effective communicator with demonstrated ability to communicate with and understand the needs of both technical and non-technical internal and external clients. Additionally, effectively collaborate in a virtual, cross-functional diverse team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently, and collaboratively with individuals at all levels and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Adept in a fast-paced environment to manage multiple concurrent deliveries.
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills with a focus on details.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 web technologies and administration (e.g., SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams, PowerShell, Power Automate, Power Apps), light database management (e.g., SQL Server), and other web platforms (e.g., Airtable).
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate efficiently in a virtual work environment.



Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position. Depending on project work, qualified candidates may need to meet certain residency requirements.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.


AIR adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo reference and background checks.


AIR’s Total Rewards Program , is designed to reward our staff competitively and motivate them to achieve our critical mission. This position offers an anticipated annual salary of $90,000 - 94,000. Salary offers are made based on internal equity within the institution and external equity with competitive markets. Please note this is the annual salary range for candidates that are based in the United States.


AIR maintains a drug-free work environment .


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Job Tags

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