Web Services Librarian

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Created: June 10, 2011


Ithaca College Library seeks an innovative and creative individual to join the Library staff as Web Services Librarian. This position plays a key role in the library's commitment to creating an organization that is receptive to innovation, recognized for efficient management, and focused on continuous improvement in our services, resources, and facility.

The incumbent will work both independently and collaboratively in providing leadership and technical expertise for the development, design, implementation and evaluation of the Library’s web presence. Technical responsibilities include web programming and database work related to the Library’s website, special projects, and various applications running locally or from hosted services. As a member of the Web Content Team, the incumbent will ensure that appropriate information architectures, coding standards, and emerging technologies are incorporated into the library’s web-based systems and projects.

Ithaca College is a selective medium-sized comprehensive College in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Central New York. The City of Ithaca and surrounding environs offer diverse cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities in a small college town setting. Founded as a school of music, the College has long recognized the value of combining theory and performance, providing a rigorous education that blends liberal arts and professional programs.

Required Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library Science or Management Information Systems from an ALA-accredited school. Through presentation of a portfolio of accomplishments, demonstrated knowledge of integrating new web technologies into the delivery of user-centered information services. Minimum of two years experience in design, development, and management of library or educational websites; demonstrated proficiency with HTML/CSS and web authoring tools. Strong public service orientation and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with LAMP framework, PHP, JavaScript, SQL, and Adobe Photoshop.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with APIs/web services, XML, web audio and video technologies, learning management system integration, and an understanding of information seeking behaviors in an academic library.

Minimum salary: $47,000

Please apply on-line at http://www.icjobs.org, search for and select the position, and attach requested documents. Questions about the on-line application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-1207. Applications received by July 1, 2011 will receive full consideration. The anticipated start date for the position is October 2011. Finalists will be asked to make presentation during the onsite interview.

Ithaca College is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Members of underrepresented groups (including people of color, persons with disabilities, Vietnam veterans and women) are encouraged to apply.


Published: Friday, June 10, 2011 13:07 UTC

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