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Sunday, July 19, 2009

F/T - Web Services Designer/Mgr - NYU Health Sciences Libraries

Web Services Designer/Manager

The NYU Health Sciences Libraries invite applicants for the position of Web Services Designer/Manager. The Web Services Designer/Manager will provide services to the faculty, students and staff of the NYU School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center (NYULMC), College of Dentistry and Nursing, Bellevue Hospital, and the Hospital for Joint Diseases as well as the library’s three consumer health branches. NYULMC is located in mid-Manhattan and is affiliated with Bellevue Hospital and the Manhattan VA Hospital.

Working closely with library staff, the Web Services Designer/Manager will assist in coordinating the design, creation, and maintenance of the libraries’ Web sites and support development of unique Web-based tools and resources tailored to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the libraries’ users and staff.


  • Assist in the design, development, and maintenance of library Web sites and projects
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Web Services Librarian and library staff in developing creative Web-based tools and resources
  • Develop an understanding of library online systems to ensure close integration
  • Assist in efforts to evaluate utility and efficiency of Web-based services and resources using log analysis and other tools
  • Facilitate communication and coordination among team members, branch libraries, content developers, and instruction/outreach services
  • Participate on teams and institution-wide committees as needed
  • Provide staff training and ongoing technical support
  • Teach classes in computers skills to staff, students, and faculty
  • Other related duties as assigned


The ideal candidate will possess: 2-3 years’ experience building and maintaining high-quality Web sites. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Demonstrable skill: XHTML/XML, CSS

Desired: Drupal, PHP, MySQL, library experience, proofreading/copyediting experience

A plus: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Ajax/JavaScript, visual design experience

This is a full-time position reporting to the Web Services Librarian. Salary will begin at $50,000 and is negotiable depending upon experience. Screening will begin upon receipt of the application and the position will remain open until filled.

Submit a letter of application and CV, including a portfolio of URLs for recent Web sites, describing the candidate’s role in their creation. (Candidates with visual design experience are also invited to include examples of that work.)

How to apply:
Applicants should send a resume and letter of application to:
Ms. Terry Serra
NYU Health Sciences Libraries
NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Fax: (212) 263-6534

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Originally posted on a library school listserv.