Web Developer

Washington, D.C.
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Created: January 3, 2011


Hi All, We're going to start reveiwing the applications this week. Please forward as appropriate. Thanks and happy new year...

Karim Boughida kboughida@gelman.gwu.edu kboughida@gmail.com

-----Original Message----- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Karim Boughida Sent: Monday, December 06, 2010 12:35 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: [CODE4LIB] Position: Web Developer (GWU Libraries, Washington, DC, USA)

Hi All, Another cool position here. Let me know if you have questions. Karim Boughida kboughida@gelman.gwu.edu

______________________ Web Developer,

Responsible for designing and implementing web-enabled strategies to support the goals, objectives and/or functions of George Washington University Libraries, and for providing primary support for new initiatives in web presence, resource discovery, and scholarly communication. The position provides the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment on creative and innovative projects within the George Washington University Libraries.

Posting Number: 0602335 Working Title: Web Developer Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Work Schedule: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Total Hours Per Week: 40 Pay Grade: 18 Recruitment Salary/Range: Commensurate with Experience Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specifications Credit Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification Job Open Date: 12-02-2010 Job Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom

Division: Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)

College/School: Not Applicable

Department: AA Gelman Library


Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 3 years of appropriate experience.

Desired Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization, plus three years of relevant experience.

MLS (Master in Library Science) / MLIS (Master in Library and Info Science) / MIS (Master in Management Info Systems) / MIM (Master of Info Management) / MCS (Master in Computer Science or equivalent) from an accredited institution preferred. Equivalent education and experience may be considered.

Excellent knowledge of Linux administration, including installing applications and dependencies, managing user accounts, and troubleshooting. Experience in evaluating, selecting, and implementing software to support web initiatives. Proficiency with database administration (MySQL preferred). Ability to create and modify applications in a server-side scripting language. PHP required, and Python desirable. Web development experience in HTML & CSS. Basic proficiency in Photoshop or other graphics editing program. Experience with Apache configuration. Knowledge of system administration security practices. Experience providing web access for mobile devices. Experience in Java web application, web services development, XML/XSLT/XPATH and JavaScript. Knowledge of LDAP or other authentication servers. Experience administering a web content management system (CMS). (Plone preferred.) Familiarity with task analyses, user interface design, and usability testing. Coursework and/or experience in Visual Design, Information Architecture, and Cognitive Interaction. Experience with or understanding of SEO (Search Engine Optimization).

Working Conditions: The incumbent generally performs job duties in a normal business office environment. This involves working while sitting at a desk for extended periods of time. The job also includes significant event planning and execution, which requires a significant level of physical activity, including standing, walking, and occasionally lifting office supply items that may weigh up to 20 pounds. Additionally, the incumbent may be required to attend meetings in other offices, or deliver and/or retrieve information from other offices around campus.

The ability to operate basic office equipment such as personal computers, duplicating machines, fax machines and standard office telephones may also be required.

Job Duties


Installs, configures, and maintains a variety of web applications, including wikis, the Plone content management system, intranet, and authentication servers.

Supports custom applications (such as a room reservation system), and specialized library applications (such as web publishing of archival collections).

Troubleshoots software using web and print documentation.

Evaluates and recommends software based on library requirements.

Maintains operating systems for web applications, and administers user accounts.

Determines system requirements for web applications.

Thoroughly tests new applications, and migrates and upgrades applications as needed. Occasionally updates web content.

Researches and gains proficiency in new applications (especially open source) independently.

Completes projects on a schedule and balance multiple projects. Communicates effectively and produce clear documentation for projects.

Successfully collaborates with a diverse team of technical and functional experts.

Works with library units and appropriate University departments and leads committees that provide support for development and maintenance of the George Washington University Libraries website and web presence.

Performs other work-related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Review Date: Review of applications will begin on January 6th, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please apply through the George Washington University's application management system:


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