Web Services Librarian

Chestnut Hill
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Created: December 2, 2013

Description

As a member of the Library Systems Department, the Web Services Librarian will collaborate with Public Services managers and staff to ensure the smooth, reliable operation and usability of the libraries' key public-facing web content systems. He/she administers library web content management systems (e.g. LibGuides CMS and Drupal), working closely with web content owners and authors to make certain that library web pages are optimized to conform to indexing, design and stylistic standards. He/she conducts individual consultations, creates documentation, tutorials and other training materials to support staff users of Drupal, LibGuides CMS and other public-facing library web applications as required. He/She maintains CMS asset/shared content databases and ensures their continued accuracy and usability.

The successful candidate will combine an understanding of both web content management systems and issues and trends in public services in academic libraries. This position works closely with the Learning Commons Manager, the Head of Access Services, and the Head of Instruction Services to ensure that existing library web applications and services meet the needs and expectations of library patrons and staff. He/She also collaborates with public services staff and other constituents to plan and implement new library web services and to continually evaluate and assess the impact and usability of existing library web services.

This position reports the Manager of Library Web Services

Requirements
  • MLS from an ALA accredited school
  • Experience in HTML/CSS and/or Web Content Management Systems
  • 2+ years' experience working in an academic library preferred
  • Experience in Drupal/Wordpress preferred
  • Experience in JavaScript/PHP/Python/Ruby preferred

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