Emerging Technologies and Web Applications Specialist

University Park
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Created: November 19, 2010


This is an exciting opportunity at Penn State University Library to work with and code a variety of library websites and applications.

Job Posting: <http://psu.jobs/Search/Opportunities.html>

Penn State University Libraries is seeking an Emerging Technologies and Web Applications Specialist. The Emerging Technologies and Web Applications Specialist will provide programming support to develop web 2.0, semantic Web and other emerging Web technologies and assist with integrating them into enterprise software systems. Responsibilities include monitoring trends in user-centered Web design and emerging web technologies, creation of user-centered web tools and widgets, assisting with JAVA and JSP programming to support the Libraries Web content management system, participating in cross functional teams and providing regular communication to library employees. This job will be filled as a level 3 or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's education and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Required skills include: Java, JSP, HTML, CSS, SQL, JavaScript, and familiarity with Web 2.0 technology development; demonstrated experience and enthusiasm with emerging Web technologies; demonstrated commitment to diversity; ability to effectively communicate specialized information to a non-specialized audience and excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Preferred skills include experience with XML/XSLT, HTML 5, CSS3, jQuery, Ajax, additional server side scripting languages such as PHP, ColdFusion, etc., Oracle databases; project management, excellent customer service and demonstrated teamwork. Previous library experience is a plus. The successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter, curious and excited about new technologies. The University Libraries is a multicultural environment that embraces respect and diversity.

Thanks, Janis

-- Janis Mathewson Department for Information Technologies (I-Tech) Penn State University Libraries University Park, PA 16802-1812 (814) 865-4867


Published: Friday, November 19, 2010 08:54 UTC

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