Job Posting: 2 Web Developers, University of Kansas Libraries

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Created: May 20, 2011


The University of Kansas Libraries is accepting applications for 2 Web Developer positions. The web development position develops and integrates applications that improve the user experience in discovering, accessing, and using library resources and services across the entire KU Libraries environment. S/he assists in gathering requirements, writes code, maintains documentation, and supports applications use. The web developer explores and analyses emerging technologies to support the Libraries’ expanding services in digital scholarship and scholarly communication.

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Required Qualifications 1. At least 3 years experience working with standard web technologies that include (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML to build and/or integrate diverse web applications. 2. At least 3 years experience in developing and maintaining dynamic, data-driven applications using a programming language such PHP, Java, Python or Ruby and based on an enterprise database such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server. 3. At least 1 year experience using object-oriented programming to develop or enhance applications 4. At least 2 years experience designing relational databases and using SQL

Preferred Qualifications 1. Experience in a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) or Tomcat environment specifically working to design, develop, and integrate web-based academic library services. 2. Experience with a web application framework such as Zend, Symfony, or Ruby on Rails and a Javascript library such as jQuery or YUI. 3. Experience with AJAX 4. Experience with team-based development using version control systems such as CVS, Subversion, or Git 5. Experience with XSLT 6. Experience with DSpace, Fedora, or Solr 7. Familiarity with digital collection development and digital media technologies including audio and video delivery through the web. 8. Experience with bibliographic data and integrated library systems as related to the development of the library web catalog. 9. Formal coursework in, or experience with, user information-seeking behaviors in an academic environment as evidenced by prior job experience or college transcripts. 10. Demonstrated commitment to user-centered library service and the ability to work flexibly and creatively in a changing and fast-paced environment with a culturally diverse population. 11. Demonstrated excellence in communication skills as evidenced by application materials. 12. Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills. 13. Familiarity with web accessibility issues and strategies


Scott Hanrath Web Services Manager University of Kansas Libraries 1425 Jayhawk Blvd Lawrence, KS 66045-7547 e: p: 785-864-0328

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