As the University Libraries Web Development Specialist you will be responsible for designing, writing, and editing complex web pages and templates, including those which incorporate media and forms. Most work will be done using web editing software and content management systems. Following usability standards and parameters set forth by the university, you will develop and maintain the University Libraries web presence, online library catalog interface, and related locally and remotely hosted systems. You will be responsible for designing and maintaining a seamless online user experience across multiple vendor and content management platforms. Using tools such as Microsoft SharePoint and WordPress, you will assist in the development and maintenance of the library's intranet. You will create objectives, priorities and timelines for web and related projects, and will make data-driven decisions based on the collection of usage statistics and implementation of continuous quality improvement processes under your direction. As an integral and collaborative member of the University Libraries team, you will investigate, evaluate, and disseminate information concerning new tools and technologies.
Relevant Associate Degree. Minimum of two (2) years experience with all aspects of web development including web publishing tools and web authoring. Strong organizational, communication, and technical writing skills. Significant experience coding in HTML and other web programming languages, and design capabilities and creativity.
How To Apply
Click the Apply Now button below. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
September 21, 2014
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