The Catholic University of America Libraries is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and experienced librarian to join us as our Web Applications Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Web & Digital Services, this position supports the delivery of library services and discovery of library collections by developing, managing, and supporting the libraries’ specialized websites, digital collections, online exhibits, discovery systems, and other digital initiatives. Provide technical and operational support for web services in the University Libraries and participate in training and support of staff and users.
Develop, code, test, and debug web applications, tools and services (new and existing); create integration with vendor-based APIs and web services; produce and update technical documentation; research and utilize emerging web technologies, principles, and standards, and identify emerging technologies that have potential for new and improved library services; participate in the strategic planning for the libraries’ website and the initiatives and priorities of the library systems. Collect and analyze user behavior data and conduct user testing to inform design decisions. Support the administration of library information systems by performing hardware and software installations, upgrades, and troubleshooting for library computer systems. Participate as a professional member in the University Library system with academic status, in shared collegial decision making and planning; participate in committees and ad hoc projects contribute to the library profession and engage in professional development activities; participate in and contribute to professional organizations and publications. Assist in training staff in the use of library computers and network systems.
A Master's Degree American Library Association Accredited MLS, MSIS or recognized equivalent. Experience developing applications for libraries; familiarity with Unix/Linux environments. Two years’ experience in libraries is preferred.
● One (1) year demonstrated experience in web design and development with HTML, CSS and web design principles.
● One (1) year knowledge and experience with database technologies (such as MySQL, Oracle, and the SQL language).
Working Hours and Salary
35 hours per week.
$60,000 - $65,000
How to Apply
Application review starts from February 1st, 2022.
How to apply
Shanyun Zhang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Published: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 23:47 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 23:47 UTC