position announcement: web programmer and project manager

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Created: June 7, 2007


[Posted on behalf of Sonja Thompson

The Ohio State University Libraries 1858 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH 43210-1286

Position available immediately: Web Programmer and Project Manager - Systems Developer A&P


Supports the design, development and deployment of innovative web- based solutions to meet the variety of needs and services of patrons and staff of The Ohio State University Libraries; collaborates with OIT and Libraries' IT staff; gathers functional requirements and plans and prepares detailed specifications of systems technology solutions to meet project requirements; designs and develops web- tools to enable content delivery & management, data collection and report generation; maintains existing web applications and databases; tests and debugs developed applications and middleware tools; manages projects related to applications delivered through the OSU Libraries' Web site including assisting with the selection, deployment and support of a content management system; coordinates the work of inter- departmental teams related to delivery of services via the Web; meets regularly with team members and customers to assess project progress and plan future activities; develops standards, policies, documentation and procedures to ensure high quality Web sites; ensures compliance University and ADA Web site accessibility requirements; recruits and supervises technical staff and/or student assistants; performs high-level troubleshooting for web applications as well as remote access and proxy issues as needed and responds to evening, weekend and holiday emergency service calls. Position reports to the Systems Librarian.


Required: Bachelor's Degree in computer & information science or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in web application development and services that includes mastery of at least one major middleware language such as PHP, ASP, Cold Fusion or .NET required; demonstrated experience with data transfer protocols & methodologies, relational SQL database design and integration; experience in one or more of the following scripting languages: Java, JavaScript, Visual Interdev, C++ and/or Visual Basic; demonstrated familiarity with XHTML, CSS, XML, and XSLT; demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills; demonstrated understanding of Web usability and accessibility principles; experience managing technology-based projects, people or processes; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and collaboration skills; ability to work effectively with minimal direction and learn new technologies quickly; flexibility to work in a dynamic and evolving area both independently and as part of a team.

Desired: Work experience in an academic library or research university; experience writing and maintaining web applications with PHP and MySQL; familiarity with course management systems and instructional support issues; experience implementing ADA requirements and achieving compliance; supervisory experience; experience using project management tools;

Salary: $50,000 - $60,000

Founded in 1870, The Ohio State University is a comprehensive, state- assisted university offering a complete environment for learning for its 3,000 faculty and 50,000 students. Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http:// library.osu.edu

Application: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Preference will be given to applications received by June 17, 2007. Send letter of interest with a current resume and name, address, phone, and email address of three references to Toni Morrison-Smith, Personnel Officer, 610 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH 43012; phone (614) 292-5917; FAX (614)292-7859; e-mail: Morrison-smith.1@osu.edu

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Published: Thursday, June 7, 2007 12:47 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:48 UTC