Integrated Technologies Librarian

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Created: March 12, 2013


Lafayette College seeks a service-oriented and creative Integrated Technologies Librarian to join its new Digital Scholarship Services program. The successful candidate will share responsibility for the library's ILS (innovative Interfaces' Sierra), will lead UI/UX design and the use of web analytics tools for digital library projects, and will investigate and implement technologies to improve discovery, access, and delivery of digital resources.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or the equivalent; knowledge of current and emerging technologies in academic librarianship; ability to develop creative and innovative approaches to improving the user experience; expertise in XHTML, CSS, Javascript/jQuery; understanding of both public and technical service environments; ability to work collegially and communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences; ability to understand and convey meaningful information about technical problems to vendors and the college's central IT unit.

Candidates with experience administering Drupal and/or institutional repository software, a history of user interface development, additional programming knowledge, or with keen interest in and strong potential for innovative digital library development work will receive special consideration.

Compensation: salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits, including college tuition support for children. The library strongly encourages and supports professional development.

For consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter addressing job qualifications, and three professional references to: Neil McElroy, Dean of Libraries, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042 or via email to:

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