Web Services Librarian

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Created: December 22, 2013


Web Services Librarian,   Library, University of Houston-Victoria.  Provides vision and direction for all aspects of the library’s website; work collaboratively with library staff to maintain quality online services and resources; and provides leadership in developing web-based applications.

Primary duties:
  • Provide organization and ongoing maintenance for the Library’s web presence which includes the main website, mobile site, subject guides, digital collections and most other user interfaces for library applications
  • Conduct usability studies to determine if web services and applications are meeting the needs of our user groups
  • Assist with the creation and oversight of web policies and standards
  • Evaluate and respond to web services support requests and provide all levels of web related assistance
  • Assemble, distribute and evaluate site analytics
  • Collaborate with library staff to create and implement web-based library services including online tutorials, videos, podcasts, blogs, mobile applications and more
  • Create workshops to inform and train patrons and library staff on new web and emerging technologies
  • Provide proper planning and assistance for all types of data migration within web related projects
  • Work with all aspects of our content management system including content editing , updates and eventually development and deployment
  • Lead project teams as needed to complete web service initiatives
  • Create and maintain technical and project management documentation
  • Ensures compliance with applicable legal requirements, and university and library policies on web site usage, security and standards
  • Provides reference and research services
  • Provides collection analysis in assigned subject areas
  • Some nights and weekend duty is required
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Minimum qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in library science and (2) years related experience. 
  • Broad knowledge of library policies and procedures;
  • demonstrated, in depth knowledge of HTML and CSS; 
  • working knowledge of Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Office applications;
  • working basic knowledge of Cold Fusion, SQL and JavaScript;
  • ADA web compliance techniques,  ability to work independently with minimal supervision and ability to exercise discretion, judgment, and act upon decisions within scope of delegated authority.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to serve as a team member.
Review of applications begins on January 20, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.   Minimum Salary: $40,000 and eligible for benefits.  The position is security sensitive.  To apply, please submit through Simplehire at http://uhv.simplehire.com .

The University of Houston-Victoria is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.  Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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