Web Developer - William P. Clements, Jr. Project

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Created: September 5, 2014


Provide website design, development, and programming support to the Clements Project, a major archival digitization initiative. Collaborate with project and Briscoe Center staff to achieve project objectives. NOTE: This is a one year full-time (regular) position.

Essential Functions
Collaborate with Briscoe Center staff, specifically the Digital Content Manager, Digital Archivist, Webmaster, and the Clements Project Manager on the implementation of a new digital preservation and web publishing infrastructure composed of Drupal, Islandora, and Fedora. Develop and integrate existing application programming interfaces (APIs) that support the ingest of digital objects into the Fedora Repository and the synchronization of Fedora objects with Drupal nodes. Collaborate on developing the scope and the functional requirements for Drupal Views and supporting functionality for both the Center's primary website and the Clements Project site. Support user experience testing and evaluation of the Briscoe Center and Clements Project websites in coordination with the Center's digital projects team; incorporate results of user testing into improvements for both sites.

Marginal/Incidental functions
Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications
One year of experience as professional web designer, webmaster, or web maintenance. One year experience with MySQL/PHP, JavaScript, and Drupal development. Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, RSS, and XML. One year experience with systems design and analysis, or developing web based applications. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Studies, or related field. Two to three years experience as professional web designer, webmaster, or web maintenance. Experience providing programming support in an academic environment. Experience with Drupal theming. Knowledge of best practices for the preservation of digital collection material. Experience with archival metadata. Experience building web databases. Experience with XSLT. Knowledge of web application security considerations. Website management experience. Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and collaborative manner as well as to meet challenging situations with flexibility (meet deadlines). Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in writing and in oral presentation. Demonstrated professional demeanor and appearance.

Working conditions
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work performed on concurrent multiple projects under pressure of rigid deadlines or time limitations. May require occasional extended work hours or on-call obligation.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 Rules)

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.

Original Job Listing: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/140625019359


Published: Friday, September 5, 2014 18:48 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC