Usability Assistant

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Created: June 20, 2013


General Information

Position Number 009273 
Vacancy Open to: All Candidates 
Vacancy Type SPA Staff 
Position Type Permanent - Full-time 
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Hours per week 40 
Career Band/Role: University Library Technician 
Competency Level Journey 
Classification Title University Library Technician - Journey 
Working Title Usability Assistant 
Recruitment Range $34,236 - $38,040 
Does this position have a funding constraint? Yes 
If yes, maximum budgeted salary available: $38,040 
FLSA Status Nonexempt 

Work Schedule
(Hours/Days per week) Monday - Friday 40 hrs./week 
Division Academic Affairs 
Department: Library (Adm) 

Work Location J. Murrey Atkins Library; Digital Scholarship Lab 

Minimum Experience/Education Journey:

Graduation from a four-year college or university; or high school and four years of library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Essential Job Duties The essential job duties include but are not limited to the following:

Assist with user research/usability studies using a variety of techniques (e.g. formal/informal usability testing, online surveys, card sorting, interviews, observations, focus groups, participatory design).

Provide support for media creation and digitization (audio and video editing, scanning, and format conversion) and web-based projects (Omeka, Drupal, or other content management system) developed in the unit.

Conduct regular web analytics to identify opportunities for improvement.

Assist with web accessibility audits. 

Other Work/Responsibilities 
Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education The preferred candidate will have the following:

  • Experience in an academic library setting.
  • Proficiency with usability testing software such as Morae, is desired.
  • Experience designing and/or evaluating library systems or other complex websites.
  • Experience designing and/or evaluating mobile interfaces.
  • Experience with a variety of user research/usability methods.
  • Familiarity with web accessibility standards and coding techniques.
  • Experience with HTML/CSS and knowledge of more advanced front-end technologies.
  • Experience with web analytics analysis. 

Job Open Date 06-20-2013 
Job Close Date 07-04-2013

Proposed Hire Date August 1, 2013
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Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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