Web Content Specialist

Princeton, NJ
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Created: January 2, 2019


Overview: As a member of the Enterprise and User Services Team, this position is a key part of the group that manages the content that makes up the Library's web presence, and ensures that it is  accessible to all of our users.


  • Using the Library’s Drupal CMS, works with Librarians and other stakeholders on the creation of new and the management of existing Library web content.

  • Takes the lead in executing broad content management efforts such as content audits and content migrations.

  • Provides technical support and is in charge of training the large body of staff users who have authorial roles in producing web content.

  • Serves as a member of the Library’s Website Steering Group, which is charged with reviewing Library web initiatives and sets standards for Library web content.

  • Collaborates with other members of the Enterprise and User Services Team in the collection and analysis of data analytics that facilitate assessment of Library websites.

  • Assists with ongoing user research and usability testing efforts related to the Library’s web presence and services.

Please note: this position is a two-year term appointment with the possibility of renewal.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of work experience, including at least a year of web content management experience, or an equivalent combination of credentials and work experience.

  • Demonstrated experience managing a content management system implemented using Drupal, WordPress, or equivalent software.

  • Demonstrated experience with conducting web content audits.

  • Demonstrated experience with constructing and editing HTML.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Able to work in a distributed/remote, multicultural, collaborative team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with collaborative/office tools, e.g. Google Drive and Docs, Slack, Zoom etc.).

  • Experience with project or content management tools such as Basecamp, Confluence/Jira, Trello, Github, or Libguides.

  • Familiarity with web analytics software such as Google Analytics.

  • Experience with usability testing and user research methodologies.

  • Familiarity with user research methodologies.

  • Familiarity with Web Accessibility Standards

  • Familiarity with with CSS and Javascript.

Princeton University Library, one of the world's leading research libraries, has a dedicated, knowledgeable staff of over 350 in a large central library, 9 specialized branches & 3 storage facilities. PUL supports a diverse community of 5200 undergrads, 2700 graduates,

1200 faculty, and many visiting scholars. Holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data & images. Further info: https://library.princeton.edu/.


Submitted by: kevinreiss

Published: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 18:07 UTC