User Experience Designer
Dartmouth College Library is recruiting a User Experience Designer to join a collaborative and dynamic team focused on continuously innovating and designing for the Library’s website and web applications. The position will help to build a cohesive and comprehensive plan for our web content strategy, and will provide guidance and support in centering user experience design in projects and initiatives. As a member of the Digital Library Technologies Group and reporting to the Manager of Digital Scholarly Software & Systems, this position joins a team of highly-collaborative, supportive, and service-oriented professionals. Partnering with stakeholders and colleagues across the organization, this role will lead in the development of compelling, inclusive and accessible content on the Library’s websites, delivered on various platforms and technologies. Work will include evaluating and improving the online user experience for students, faculty and staff and developing a systematic approach to regular assessment. This position will also contribute to other digital scholarly infrastructure, including digital library projects, initiatives, and digital publishing platforms.
Key qualifications include experience in designing and implementing web and digital content, as well as awareness of user experience design, web standards and accessibility. Candidates should have strong collaboration and communication skills and the ability to lead projects with a wide range of participants, as well as an ability to help others understand and work with web technologies.
Note: Remote/Hybrid working options available for this position.
Review of applications will begin on April 11th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the position and to apply online, see the complete job posting: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/61915
ABOUT DARTMOUTH Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.
The Digital Library Technologies Group consists of staff supporting code creation, technology management, system maintenance, infrastructure and devopps support, and works collaboratively with groups across the Library and organization. Collectively the group is responsible for close to fifty major systems. Current Digital Scholarly Software & Systems project areas include a library website redesign in Drupal, a move to containerized applications using Kubernetes, support for digital preservation and digital collections using a range of local, open source, and proprietary software and systems, and support for digital publishing, research data, and digital humanities technologies.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
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Este Pope, Manager of Digital Scholarly Software & Systems
Published: Friday, March 11, 2022 17:58 UTC
Last updated: Friday, March 11, 2022 17:58 UTC