Web Developer (CHOICE Magazine)

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Created: January 13, 2015


CHOICE Magazine (www.ala.org/acrl/choice/), an internationally recognized scholarly publishing enterprise of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) is seeking an experienced Web Developer.  CHOICE is the premier source for reviews of new English–language books and digital resources for academic libraries.

Reporting to the Editor & Publisher, the Web Developer will be a key member of the Choice publishing staff, responsible for maintaining and upgrading both customer-facing and back-end systems for Choice web-based products, including Choice Reviews Online and Choice Connect, the Choice production system. As the technical lead for web products and services, he or she will work in cooperation with the Information Services Manager and the external developers of our existing products and platforms to suggest and implement enhancements to these systems and will play a key role in evaluating new-product proposals from a technical perspective, translating an in-depth knowledge of current trends in digital technologies into ideas for new products and services.

Requirements: The incumbent will have robust command of web technologies and frameworks, including Apache, Linux, Symfony, Drupal, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS  More broadly, he or she will be familiar with the range of digital products and technologies used in the academic library community and will have demonstrated—through coursework or previous professional experience—both an understanding of information technology and an aptitude for creating cutting-edge solutions to problems of information architecture, discovery, retrieval, and display.  A bachelor's degree in information technology or computer science or five years' equivalent work experience required.

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