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Friday, May 4, 2012

F/T - Web Services Librarian - Stevens IT (Hoboken, NJ)

Web Services Librarian
Requisition Number:  PROV5730  
Department:  Library and Information Services
Position Type:  Full Time 
The S.C. Williams Library ( at Stevens Institute of Technology-the Innovation University-is seeking a web services librarian. The ideal candidate will be creative and professional, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a friendly, customer-driven environment.
Stevens, located in the heart of Hoboken, NJ, is a premier private coeducational institution with a focus on research, innovation and entrepreneurship in science and technology. For more information about Stevens, visit

M.L.S, M.L.I.S, or M.I.S from an ALA accredited school or a Master's degree in computer science with a minimum of 2 years of library experience
Demonstrated experience in graphic design using Photoshop and other editing software
Strong knowledge of both desktop and mobile web technologies, architecture and user interface design
Expertise in HTML, web technologies, CSS, JavaScript, PHP scripting, and familiarity with TYPO3 content management system
Knowledge of SQL database management systems
Experience with content management systems such as Drupal
Working knowledge of metadata standards, such as Dublin Core
Familiar with CONTENTdm or other digital collection management software
Knowledge of authentication systems, such as EZProxy
Excellent written and oral communication
Awareness of emerging library technologies
Outreach skills
Teaching skills
Ability to multitask and balance priorities
Commitment to user-focused service
2-3 years of professional experience related to website development

Job Description:
Provide leadership and expertise in the management of the library website
Oversee the development and maintenance of the library website
Ensure that the website provides accurate information, easy navigation and effective user support
Ensure compliance with web/ADA standards, institute branding and security policies
Support library digital projects
Manage the mobile applications suite within the library environment
Evaluate, recommend and implement emerging technologies
Serve as a liaison to the online learning and IT departments
Interact with library staff to create and implement web-based library services
Work with distance learning staff to implement and manage current and future web interfaces and technologies
Collaborate with electronic resources librarian to provide access to electronic resources
Communicate with e-resource vendors and IT department to troubleshoot problems
Assess and test the website
Gather and analyze usage statistics related to the website and web-based services
Provide technical instruction and training to the library staff
Participate in library instruction to students and faculty
Participate in library and institute team meetings
Represent the library in local, regional and national meetings and committees

Stevens Institute of Technology offers an extensive benefit package

Interested candidates with the above qualifications should submit a cover letter, résumé, and the names of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.