Web Services Specialist--Oak Park Public Library

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Created: August 4, 2016


  Web Services Specialist
August 2016
The Oak Park Public Library is looking for a Web Services Specialist for the Library’s web presence and online services. This position will be a part of Digital Services, and will work collaboratively with other library staff including Communications and Materials Services staff and content contributors throughout the organization.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
• Administering and updating the Drupal CMS
• Designing the information architecture of the website
• Managing multiple web projects
• Collaborating with staff for content creation
• Performing user experience and usability testing
• Tracking usage
• Coding for special features (PERL, Javascript, etc . . .)
• Integrating apps and digital tools into the site as needed
• Performing search engine optimization
• Staying current on linked data and semantic web technologies
• Providing first level support for issues arising from website or web peripherals
• Creating and maintain work and procedure documentation
• Sharing knowledge with staff content contributors and technical support staff

• MLIS or in process of attaining an MLIS or similar degree from an ALA accredited University
• BA or BS in web design and development or relevant experience
• Extensive experience administering a Drupal website
• Understanding of UX principles
• Proven experience with Web coding languages
• Proven ability with and knowledge of web-based technologies, personal computers, and mobile devices across a wide-range of platforms
• Ability to work well both independently and as a collaborative team player
• Curiosity and the willingness to learn and grow
• Ability to write for the web
• Strong track record of project management
• Experience with developing or tweaking third party apps
• Able and willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

This position is full-time 40 hours per week, with occasional off-hours availability for special projects. Salary range begins at $43,825.60 with excellent benefits. The Library supports ongoing training and professional development.
The Oak Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage diverse candidates to apply.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio of two to three completed web projects to Eric Battaglia, Manager for Digital Services at employment@oppl.org by end of day Monday, August 15th.


Published: Thursday, August 4, 2016 14:40 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC