Web Developer, University Libraries

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Created: March 16, 2015


 Reporting to the Director of Library Technology Services, this position functions as the Libraries' webmaster and web developer. Leads and guides the Libraries Web Team, web content authors and all organizational web presence stakeholders. Assures consistent application of accepted standards and best practices for site and page design and creation. Works within University guidelines for design. Designs specialized web presentations and environments as needed, working closely with internal design staff. Assesses and recommends solution options for web and media development projects. Collaborates with various individuals and entities to plan, guide and develop media-related resources and services. Works with internal programming staff to define, plan and implement new online and media features as needed. Works under assigned deadlines to initiate, produce and manage projects as part of Library Technology Services. Supervises student employees and interns. Evaluates, summarizes and reports on site performance. Occasional work at other than normal times may be required. Employee may be on-call.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 2 years experience in automated information or communication system design, installation, operation, repair, sales or marketing; or equivalency.

Experience applying information architecture concepts to website development; Experience applying best practices and principles to website development; Knowledge and experience using CSS, HTML, XML; Experience using PHP and Javascript.

Outstanding interpersonal communication skills; Ability to establish effective working relationships with all stakeholders; Ability to effectively work in a team environment; Ability to collaborate in analyzing online and media needs and provide appropriate solutions; and Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. are required.

Preferred Qualifications
At least one year of professional web site design and development experience in an organizational environment; A strong web-based and digital portfolio showing sophisticated web design and development work including expertise in scripting languages; Project management experience; Experience working with technology in an academic library environment. Experience working with content management systems such as Drupal; Experience developing database-driven web environments using MySQL; Experience creating web optimized graphics using image creation/editing software are preferred.

Knowledge of user experience principles; Knowledge of usability principles and testing approaches; Knowledge of Flash, Quicktime; and Effective written communication skills are preferred.


Published: Monday, March 16, 2015 17:34 UTC

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