LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB Archives

CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB@LISTS.CLIR.ORG


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB  August 2005

CODE4LIB August 2005

Subject:

Fwd: Re: Web Services Librarian

From:

Daniel Chudnov <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 22 Aug 2005 14:25:39 -0400

Content-Type:

MULTIPART/Mixed

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

TEXT/PLAIN (122 lines) , Web Services Librarian.doc (122 lines)

Forwarding for colleagues.  I can vouch for this being a good place to
work. :)

They are already reviewing candidates, so if it interests you, act now!

   -dchud



---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 12:13:37 -0400
From: R. Kenny Marone <[log in to unmask]>

Many thanks,
Kenny
PS:  It's a rolling deadline -- will take applications until filled.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Web Services Librarian
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University
Rank: LI-III

THE MEDICAL LIBRARY
The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, with a collection of
400,000 volumes, 4,450 electronic journals and a wide range of state-of the art
electronic services, serves the information needs of the Yale Schools of
Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, the Yale-New Haven Hospital and other
affiliated institutions of the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. The Medical
Library is migrating from print journals to online journals. The Library staff
work together as a team to provide responsive and effective support to meet the
Medical Center's missions of research, education, patient care and service.
There is a continuing effort to use technology to facilitate patron access to
information from library, campus, or remote locations and to deliver education
sessions in person and online. The Medical Library is committed to excellence
and quality service.

The Medical Library contains a Historical Library with a large and unique
collection of rare medical books, medical journals to 1920, pamphlets, prints,
and photographs, as well as current works on the history of medicine.
Digitization projects are underway to make these materials freely available on
the Web.

The Position
The Web Services Librarian provides vision and strategic leadership for new and
existing web projects. This position coordinates the design, development and
maintenance of the Medical Library's web presence in a manner that is
consistent with user needs, supports a variety of library initiatives and is in
harmony with institutional policies. The Web Services Librarian incorporates
appropriate design principles, usability guidelines and tests, coding standards
and emerging technologies in the Medical Library's web site. Working
collaboratively with library and systems staff, the Web Services Librarian
initiates new projects and explores innovative technologies as appropriate.
This position contributes to overall Medical Library planning and serves on
both Medical and University Library committees and task forces. The Web
Services Librarian reports to the Director of the Medical Library.

Responsibilities
As a member of a diverse team of librarians and systems staff, develop and
maintain the Library Web site and Web-based projects. Continually monitor and
assess users needs and refine the Web site to meet them. Works closely and
collaboratively with library staff and branch libraries to continually update
the Web site and to develop creative web-based tools and resources for the
librarys users. Facilitates communication and coordination among Web team
members, branch libraries, content developers, and instruction/outreach
services. Fosters a creative, team-oriented work environment. Promotes the use
of current and emerging technologies. Seeks ways to streamline or automate
maintenance and development of the Web site. Provides leadership on projects,
which work to create more seamless Web-based interfaces to multiple databases
and systems, such as SFX, Metalib, metadata harvesting and digital library
projects. Creates HTML templates and easy-to-use front-ends to databases to
assist library staff creating content for the Web site and provides ongoing
training to library staff members. Maintains consistent site architecture with
the guidelines established by the School of Medicine Information Technology
Services department. Establishes productive relationships with individuals and
organizations in the School of Medicine and the Yale Library system. Serves on
a variety of Library-wide and Medical Center-wide committees and task forces.
Participates in staffing the Information Desk. Engages in liaison work in
selected medical school departments. Engages in research and service to meet
requirements for promotion and tenure.

Qualifications
MLS from an ALA-accredited school, or an equivalent combination of relevant
experience and training. Appointment to the Librarian II rank requires two
years of professional library experience and demonstrated professional
accomplishments appropriate to the rank. Appointment at Librarian III level
requires a minimum of five years relevant professional library experience and
professional accomplishments. Twothree years library or other relevant
experience building and maintaining high quality, information-rich Web sites;
experience improving public interfaces to keep pace with user needs and
expectations; excellent ability to communicate with colleagues possessing
diverse skills in public services and systems support. Experience with Web
design and administration, including HTML, XML, XSL, CSS, usability and
accessibility. Experience with software development in multiple languages,
including any of C, C++, C#, Java, Perl, PHP, ASP, Python, Ruby, or Javascript,
with SQL for RDBMS development, and with common network protocols and security
issues. Experience with diverse metadata formats (Dublin Core, MARC, MODS,
MPEG-21, EAD, VRA, RDF) in support of cataloging and indexing diverse media
types for user-centered information retrieval systems. Familiarity with
institutional repository and content management systems such as Fedora, DSpace,
EPrints, Greenstone, or Plone, and weblogging tools for digital library
collection management. Excellent organizational ability and customer service
skills. Flexible, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize and deal with
ambiguity. Excellent oral, communication, and interpersonal skills. Ability to
work collaboratively in a team environment. Ability to solve problems
creatively. Ability to effectively build partnerships and promote the benefits
of change in an academic culture that often values ambiguity, diversity of
opinion, and historic precedent.

Salary and Benefits
Rank and competitive salary will be based upon the successful candidate's
qualifications and experience. Full benefits package including pro-rated 22
vacation days; 18 holiday, recess and personal days; comprehensive health care;
TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan; and relocation assistance. Applications will
be accepted until the position is filled. Applications consisting of a cover
letter, resume, and the names of three references should be mailed to: Diane Y.
Turner, Associate University Librarian for Human Resources, Staff Training &
Security; Yale University Library; P.O. Box 208240, New Haven, CT 06520; fax:
(203) 432-1806. Submissions via email are also welcomed and can be sent as a
Word attachment to [log in to unmask] Please be sure to include Source Code
EAYU14823.
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTS.CLIR.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager