Full time Remote / Telecommute

Library Web and Applications Development Administrator

Baton Rouge, MA
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Created: January 8, 2021


LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network is located within the Board of Regents. LOUIS is a consortium of 47 public and private college and university libraries in the state of Louisiana. This partnership was formed in 1992 by the library deans and directors at these institutions, in order to create a cost-effective collaboration among the institutions for the procurement of library technology and resources. The individual appointed to this position will report to the Executive Director and Associate Commissioner for LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Consult on software and projects related to the library services platform; use and learn necessary programming languages
  • Direct the customization and branding of the discovery system and related web integrations, including support of member libraries in front-end development of library technology assets
  • Lead and participate in projects to improve the consortium’s web presence
  • Establish and promote effective and current usability, accessibility, and technical standards for adoption across the consortium’s web presence and systems
  • Identify, test, implement, and support data visualization and other technology tools to inform evidence-based decision-making and to communicate assessment results
  • Assist LOUIS member libraries in ensuring timely access to and discovery of content across multiple systems, including library discovery systems, library management systems, vendor interfaces, and library websites
  • Participate actively in the ongoing planning and delivery of access points for the discovery of library resources by faculty, students, and researchers
  • Participate in statewide and national meetings, user groups, task forces and committees
  • Support the integration, functionality, and accessibility of electronic resources information content in all LOUIS-supported technologies

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree with a minimum of three years library or information services experience
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, command line
  • Demonstrated experience diagnosing and resolving technical issues in a timely manner
  • Valid Louisiana driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Fluency in English, written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree with a minimum of five years professional level experience in an academic library or library consortium setting
  • Knowledge of standards and formats, such as MARC
  • Experience supporting integrated library systems (SirsiDynix Symphony ILS preferred) and discovery systems (SirsiDynix Enterprise and EBSCO Discovery Service preferred)
  • Familiarity and experience with programming languages (Javascript, Perl preferred)
  • Familiarity and experience working with web development software and content management systems (LibGuides preferred)
  • Familiarity with learning management systems (LMS)
  • Familiarity with help desk software


Published: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 04:07 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 04:07 UTC