SIGIA-L Mail Archives: SIGIA-L: CA: Web Developer
SIGIA-L: CA: Web Developer
From: James Weinheimer (jamesw_at_princeton.edu)
Date: Thu Nov 08 2001 - 14:58:12 EST
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> Web Developer Librarian
> Entry-level position
> California State University San Marcos Library and
> Information Services is
> seeking an innovative, energetic librarian to
> provide leadership in the
> development and administration of web-based library
> services and internal
> processes. The position involves technical
> proficiency in web application
> programming, database programming, graphic and
> multimedia development, and
> web editing. It will have a variety of project
> management responsibilities
> including coordinating task groups, facilitating
> communication, developing
> project specifications, and conducting project
> evaluations. Active group and
> one-on-one instruction is expected. As a member of
> the Systems unit, the
> librarian is expected to work in close partnership
> with the Systems
> Coordinator in planning and developing the library's
> web sites. Library
> faculty at Cal State San Marcos work in a
> participative, collaborative
> organization, within a faculty reward system that
> emphasizes professional
> performance as well as university and community
> scholarship/creative activities, and professional
> Specific Duties:
> 1. Contribute to strategic planning to meet
> technological goals
> and needs. Work with library faculty and staff to
> articulate a vision for
> the library web sites.
> 2. As web master for library web sites, coordinate
> development, evaluate content and services, develop
> guidelines and
> standards, and manage the daily maintenance of the
> web sites.
> 3. Develop new web-based services. Apply the
> principles of
> effective project management with the involvement of
> users and stakeholders.
> 4. Design sites which provide users a positive
> experience in
> using web-based library services. Apply principles
> of usability and
> accessibility to develop effective site interfaces
> and navigation. Make
> effective use of graphics and multimedia to convey
> information in a complex
> 5. Build a robust web site infrastructure using
> current web
> authoring tools, scripting and mark-up languages.
> 6. Develop and support web-enabled relational
> 7. Instruct library faculty and staff, as well as
> students, in
> creating and maintaining web pages. Develop written
> tutorials and other
> documentation to support use of the web site.
> 8. Maintain awareness of current web-related issues
> and their
> implications for the library. Update technical
> 9. Participate in general reference duties.
> 10. Participate in other activities as shared and
> assigned in
> the department, including those related to the new
> Qualifications Required:
> * ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.
> * Demonstrated current working knowledge of web
> development practices and issues.
> * Demonstrated ability to build a web site.
> * Ability to learn constantly and quickly.
> * Ability to meet tenure requirements.
> * Evidence of a strong service commitment.
> * High level of self-motivation and enthusiasm.
> * Desire to play a visible role in the academic
> * Ability to communicate and work effectively with
> students and faculty
> * Flexibility, a willingness to take risks, and an
> public service perspective.
> Qualifications Desired:
> * Education or background in computer science or
> * Demonstrated understanding of effective web
> interface design
> and awareness of current issues in navigation,
> usability, and accessibility,
> including ADA.
> * Demonstrated skill with web authoring tools,
> scripting, and
> mark-up languages such as Microsoft FrontPage, ASP,
> CCS, SGML/XML, PHP,
> * Demonstrated experience with image and multimedia
> tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Premiere,
> Macromedia Director, and
> * Demonstrated experience with relational database
> applications such as Microsoft Access and their use
> in creation of dynamic
> web pages.
> * Demonstrated experience with project management
> or strong
> organizational skills, able to manage complex
> projects with minimal
> supervision, leadership skills.
> * Experience in web site management and content
> * Skill in solving complex analytical problems.
> * Experience in instruction and user support.
> This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track
> faculty position. Award of
> tenure is dependent upon evidence of continuing
> effective job performance,
> professional growth and development,
> scholarship/research work, and service
> for the University and the community. Rank of
> Senior Assistant Librarian,
> salary range starts at $48,156. Excellent benefits
> package, including 24
> days annual vacation.
> APPLY TO: Dean Marion T. Reid, Library and
> Information Services, CSU San
> Marcos, San Marcos, CA, 92096-0001. Review of
> applications will begin
> January 7, 2002; the search will continue until a
> suitable candidate is
> found. CSU San Marcos, an A.A./E.O.E., has a strong
> commitment to the
> principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a
> broad spectrum of
> candidates including members of historically
> underrepresented groups and
> people with disabilities.
> California State University San Marcos, founded in
> 1989 as the twentieth
> campus in the CSU system, is a vibrant, rapidly
> growing university with an
> enrollment of more than 5,000. The campus features
> an up-to-date technology
> infrastructure and strong computing support.
> Information about the
> With a population of 50,000 San Marcos is an ideal
> location in the heart of
> North San Diego County, 30 miles from the city of
> San Diego. Bordered to
> the west by the beaches of the Pacific and on the
> east by the Laguna
> Mountains and Anza Borrego Desert. Information
> about San Marcos:
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