Web Services/Emerging Technologies Librarian

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Created: January 26, 2014


Tidewater Community College invites applications and nominations to fill the Web Services and Emerging Technologies Librarian position for the college.

The largest provider of higher education and workforce development services in Hampton Roads, TCC serves some 45,000 students annually. With four campuses, as well as regional centers for the visual arts, performing arts, advanced technology, automotive technology workforce development, and health professions, TCC is a comprehensive institution offering more than 150 programs, including a full complement of college transfer and career and technical education, workforce training and development services, and general community enrichment and outreach.

The Web Services and Emerging Technologies Librarian provides innovative leadership for technology solutions in the TCC Libraries by managing the library website, identifying, implementing, and evaluating current and emerging technologies for the effective delivery of library services, and providing instruction and assistance to the TCC community in the use of library information resources in all formats. The Web Services and Emerging Technologies Librarian reports to the Associate Vice President for Libraries. A complete position description is available at www.tcc.edu/jobs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience developing and maintaining a website. Experience designing websites compatible with multiple browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, etc. Experience designing websites for desktop and mobile platforms. Experience with effectively using productivity software. Experience providing excellent customer service. Knowledge of web design principles including security, usability and accessibility. Knowledge of web tools, standards and scripting languages such as Adobe CS6, HTML4, HTML5, XML, CSS3, W3C, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, AJAX, MySQL, FTP, SFTP, etc. Knowledge of content management systems such as Libguides. Knowledge of emerging technologies in library online services. Knowledge of usability testing methods. Knowledge of user needs assessment methods. Knowledge of trends in library use of social media. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to work with diverse populations to include students, faculty, administrators, and patrons. Ability to assist other staff in the day-to-day operation and management of a library. Ability to employ systematic planning and effective time management techniques. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education in web design and related fields. Experience with usability testing. Experience with user needs assessment. Experience providing reference assistance with electronic and print resources in an academic library. Experience teaching information literacy skills.

SALARY: Expected salary range is between $52,314 and $76,515.

Actual salary will be determined based on individual qualifications and experience with consideration for internal alignment factors.

The college offers an excellent benefits package.

APPLICATION: Potential applicants are encouraged to review the complete position description and qualifications on the college's website at www.tcc.edu/jobs prior to applying.

For consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications for the position, a current résumé, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees and any additional relevant coursework, a completed Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment (available online at http://support.tcc.edu/hr/StateApplicationForm.doc).

Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application; however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official transcripts being provided to the college.

Review of application materials will commence February 11, 2014 and remain open until filled.

Please direct correspondence to:

Chair, Web Services and Emerging Technologies Librarian Search
c/o Office of Human Resources
Tidewater Community College
121 College Place, Suite 607
Norfolk, VA 23510

Complete application packages may also be submitted by e-mail: jobs@tcc.edu; or by fax: 757-822-1652.

Application packages submitted by more than one means (e.g., partially by e-mail and partially by postal mail) will not be accepted.

E-mail attachments are only accepted in uncompressed Word or PDF format.

All TCC positions require satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment.

This position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

Tidewater Community College is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.

The college actively encourages applications by and nominations of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, and older individuals.

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