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Monday, December 5, 2011

P/T - Web Services Librarian - Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University

Web Services Librarian – part time

Working with the Assistant Director for Library Informatics and Systems Administrator (and in collaboration with other Library staff), the Web Services Librarian would develop and implement technologies to enhance the Library’s website and increase the Library’s web presence, including:
  • Development, maintenance and integration of the disparate elements that comprise the library’s web site: III Web OPAC, SerialsSolutions (ArticleLinker), LibGuides, ILLiad, EZproxy
  • Navigation tools
  • Site interactivity
  • Mobile website and/or app
  • Interactive tutorials
  • Expand the Library’s social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, etc.)
  • Emerging technologies
  • Web standards and styles  (in accordance with University policy)
  • Usability studies
  • Analysis of usage statistics
  • Recommend site enhancements, new tools and technologies
  • Interact with students and faculty to provide information services
  • Other special projects as assigned

Qualifications & skills

  • ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science
  • Experience in web design
  • Programming skills: HTML, CSS, XML, LAMP, JavaScript
  • Writing skills, especially writing effectively for the Web
  • Ability to work in a creative manner and to look for alternate solutions to problems
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Troubleshooting/problem-solving skills
  • Experience with graphic design
  • Programming skills: Perl,  JQuery, Ruby, ASP, MVC Framework
  • Experience with digital media
Industry: Academic Health Sciences Library
Position Type:
Part time (3 days a week); faculty status, non-tenure  track 
Reports To:
Assistant Director for Library Informatics
Benefits Package
Bronx, NY
Travel Required: 0% of the time (approximate)
Starts On:  January 3, 2012

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to: Please include "Web Services Librarian" in your email subject heading.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is located in the Bronx, NY.  Einstein is home to 2,000 faculty members, 750 medical students, 350 PhD students, and 380 postdoctoral investigators in basic sciences and clinical research.  Affiliated with five major medical centers throughout the greater New York metropolitan area, Einstein has 150 residency programs with 2,500 physicians in training.
The D. Samuel Gottesman Library serves Einstein's students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty, staff, and residents at affiliated institutions as well as graduate students and faculty of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is an AA/EOE Employer.