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Monday, December 17, 2012

F/T(project) - Project Web Developer - WCS (Bx, NY)

Project Web Developer

Wildlife Conservation Society 
Bronx, NY
As part of a grant-funded project, the Wildlife Conservation Society Library & Archives seeks a creative and experienced web developer.  In consultation with the WCS Archivist, the project web developer will work within open source software to design, create, and implement a website to display content (in the form of digitized early-twentieth-century scrapbooks) and metadata.
Beyond monthly scheduled meetings with the WCS Archivist, the project web developer will work independently and is expected to finish the project within 5 months.  The project, including the meetings, may be done remotely.
The Archives serves as WCS’s memory, with collections spanning its rich history as a leader in global wildlife conservation and as the manager of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Through projects like this one, the Archives seeks to provide innovative ways to serve and engage both scholars and the general public.
  • Working experience with open source digital repository and eReader software
  • Demonstrated ability to customize open source applications to enhance user experience
  • Strong attention to site aesthetics and efficiency
  • Evidence of ability to solve problems creatively and meet deadlines
  • Work experience in library or archives setting
  • Familiarity with archival metadata standards
To Apply:
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, CV, and work sample demonstrating experience with a comparable project (preferably in the form of a URL) to