Web Services Librarian/Assistant Professor

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Created: July 14, 2016


Sam Houston State University library is looking for an innovative and dynamic individual to ensure reliable operation and usability of the library’s key public web content; this individual must understand the user’s experience.  The Web Services Librarian is charged with the coordination, project management, and technical work related to the planning, development, coordination, maintenance, and evaluation of the Newton Gresham Library’s web presence for all services content, and interfaces; also provides reference/information services to library patrons with an emphasis on evaluating the quality of library web interfaces for library patrons.  Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.  Administers technical aspects of the Springshare suite. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

The SHSU campus of over 20,000 students is located 50 minutes north of Houston in Huntsville, Texas. The Web Services Librarian participates in reference rotation, assumes collection development responsibilities for assigned subject areas, and is involved with library teams and other professional/scholarly activities in keeping with university faculty guidelines.  Requires a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution.  

Preferred: Experience with creation and/or management of a website.  Desired: Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript JQuery Bootstrap, PERL, and an understanding of CMS systems.  Minimum salary of $47,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Materials will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled. 

Please visit Sam Houston State University’s online employment site https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/ to begin the application process.  The Library’s home page  https://shsu.library.edu.

Sam Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer.  Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.


Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 14:34 UTC

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