Senior Web Developer

Boston, MA
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Created: April 21, 2017


Benefits: School holidays + Paid Time Off, dental plan, health plan, and

We are looking for a talented web developer to join the world’s premier
college of contemporary music, whose alumni have won over 200 Grammys. Our
talented team supports the Berklee Libraries and Learning Resources areas.
We are a group consisting of music librarians, performers, and enthusiasts
who are passionate about working in an environment that is helping to shape
the future of music education.

Complete information and link to online application:

Job Description

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Library Systems & Web
Development, this position creates and implements custom web development
applications for the various content management systems used by the
Learning Resources area. Directly develops web-based applications in
support of the college’s academic initiatives, the college archives, and
the various library collections. As a key member of the Content and Media
Services team, contributes their technical expertise, industry knowledge,
and informed opinion to team discussions. Works with the broader Learning
Resources staff to implement proper web technologies required to publish
those department websites. Working with this team, create an interactive
and engaging online identity that supports and creates a cohesive web
presence through the area.

* Oversee day-to-day & long-term development, design, and * administration
for all Learning Resources related web sites
* Build tools and processes to support online web site * infrastructure for
the Learning Resources area
* Creates and designs web based versions of customized local * indices, in
collaboration with the Metadata Services Office, * that support the Berklee
curriculum and community
* Works with Berklee Archivist and Associate Director of Library * Systems
& Web Development to develop and maintain custom web * needs for the
archival digital asset management system
* Researches and develops LinkedData opportunities for * interrelating
various metadata structures important to or * utilized by the Berklee
* Analyze and design database structures for use within open * source web
site technologies such as Drupal, jQuery, Symfony, * AngularJS, etc.
* Maintain web analytics systems used for statistical tracking * and
logging in the Learning Resources websites
* Develop contiguous and cohesive User Experience (UX) websites * that meet
the needs for multiple end-user platforms (desktop, * tablet, smartphone,
* Stay current with technology available and keep abreast of new * or
upcoming developments and trends

Required Skills

* Strong experience in dynamic website development via HTML5, * AJAX,
Javascript, PHP, JSP, SQL etc.
* Experience with Drupal or similar web application and module *
development within software framework and Content Management * Systems such
as jQuery, Symfony, AngularJS, Wordpress
* Ability to develop and design of User Experience (UX) needs for *
multi-device implementation (desktop, tablet, smartphone, etc)
* Development experience with social media APIs (Facebook, * Twitter,
Google+, etc)
* Working knowledge and understanding of graphic design software * for
print and web (such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, * Indesign and etc)
* Strong understanding of web analytics implementation throughout *
websites and applications (such as Google Analytics), and * performing
quality checks to ensure tracking and reporting is * correct
* Understanding of LAMP stack environment, and Linux server * administration
* Knowledge of library systems, and web infrastructures preferred
* Familiarity with version control tools like Git

Required Experience

* Bachelor degree in computer science, graphic design or music technology
* Minimum of 2 years of experience with Drupal, or similar content
management system including customization of theming or module development


The above information on this position description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals
within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities,
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate
qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an
employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will”
employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become
disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able
to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with
the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management
on a case-by-case basis.

How to apply


Yamil Suarez, MCS
Associate Director of Library Systems & Web Development

Stan Getz Library
Berklee College of Music
1140 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02215


Published: Thursday, May 11, 2017 14:22 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, May 11, 2017 14:22 UTC