Web services librarian

Big Rapids, Michigan
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Created: February 16, 2017


The Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education (FLITE) at Ferris State University (Big Rapids, Michigan) invites applications for a collaborative, innovative and user services-oriented Web Services Librarian. The Web Services Librarian ensures that library systems and web services support and enhance student learning. Primary responsibilities include management and design of the library website’s architecture, and the seamless integration of all library web-based services. Collaborates with other library faculty and staff to provide reliable electronic access to online resources and to improve the accessibility, usability, responsiveness, and overall user experience of the library’s website. Serves as a liaison to other campus units including Information Technology Services. The Web Services Librarian is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position based in the Collections & Access Services team and reports to the Assistant Dean for Collections & Access Services. The salary range is $56,000-70,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: ALA accredited master’s degree in library science or ALA accredited master’s degree in information science by the time of hire. Experience and working knowledge of designing and managing websites using HTML5, Javascript and CSS. Demonstrated commitment to the principles of accessibility, universal design, and user-centered design methodologies. Recent experience with object-oriented programming and scripting languages used to support a website. Knowledge of web site analytics and experience with making data-driven decisions.

For a complete posting or to apply, access the electronic applicant system by logging on to https://employment.ferris.edu/postings/27443. Preference will be given to applications received by March 10, 2017. Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. Ferris State University offers a competitive benefits package.

Ferris State University was established in 1884 as a school dedicated to the mission of education for all people as envisioned by our founder, Woodbridge N. Ferris. More than a century later, the University is still committed to the idea of quality education for students with a dedicated faculty and more than 180 majors that prepare
students for rewarding futures. The main campus in Big Rapids is located on 935 acres and includes state-of-the-art facilities for education, recreation,
entertainment and athletics. Our students enjoy a well-rounded educational experience that includes more than 200 student organizations and a Division I men’s ice hockey team.

How to apply


Melinda McMartin Isler
University Archivist/ Special Collections Librarian Alumni 101, Ferris
State University
410 Oak Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-3731


Published: Saturday, March 18, 2017 16:16 UTC

Last updated: Saturday, March 18, 2017 16:16 UTC