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The VCU Libraries invite applications for a Web Applications Analyst
As a member of the Web team, the Web Applications Analyst works to expand and improve the Libraries' <http://www.library.vcu.edu/> [www.library.vcu.edu] web presence through applications programming and Web development. The Web Applications Analyst creates, maintains and revises library Web Applications using a variety of programming, database and markup languages, including, but not limited to: ColdFusion, XHTML, CSS, Java, Perl, PHP and MySQL.
This individual builds software to user and system specifications,
customizes specialized Library software, integrates Web 2.0
functionality into library Web site, writes documentation for new or
modified programs as well as production/operation procedures, provides
system administration support (primary and secondary) to various library
systems, works to promote and develop coding standards, stays current
with emerging Web application development trends and works
collaboratively with Library faculty and staff to meet overall
Information Systems goals.
For a complete position description and application instructions, please
visit www.vcujobs.com and search for 'Working Title': Web Applications
Analyst. To find information about VCU Libraries, visit www.library.vcu.edu.
Virginia Commonwealth University and the VCU Libraries
Located in historic and dynamic Richmond, Virginia, convenient to the
beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the recreation destinations of the
Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, and the cultural resources of
Washington, D.C., Virginia Commonwealth University is Virginia's largest
university and one of the nation's leading research institutions. The
VCU Libraries advances the University's teaching, research, service, and
patient care mission with one of Virginia's most outstanding research
library systems, with holdings that exceed 1.9 million volumes, 16,790
serials, more than 3.18 million microforms, and nationally prominent
collections in the health and biological sciences, social work, the
arts, the history of medicine, and comic and book arts.
Virginia Commonwealth University is the State's largest research
university, enrolling over 30,000 students. Classified by Carnegie as
Research University (high research activity), VCU offers 28 doctoral, 67
masters, 3 professional and 60 baccalaureate degree programs. Twenty of
VCU's graduate, professional programs are ranked by U.S. News & World
Report as among the best in the nation, with 13 programs ranking in the
top 25 and two programs --- sculpture and nurse anesthesia --- ranked
number one. Over 1,700 faculty comprise the University's teaching force.
Research strengths at the University include health and life sciences,
education, engineering, social work, behavioral sciences, public
affairs, and the fine arts. Sponsored research funding totaled over $211
million in FY06, placing VCU among the top 100 research institutions in
the United States. VCU completed a new strategic plan to guide the
University's development through 2020 (http://www.vcu.edu/vcu2020
<http://www.vcu.edu/VCU2020>/). The plan embraces an acceleration in the
growth of VCU's library system and includes a new Master Site Plan that
envisions additions to both library facilities operated by the VCU
Libraries at Virginia Commonwealth University (including the James
Branch Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus and the Tompkins-McCaw
Library for the Health Sciences on the MCV Campus) employ 50
professionals and 94 support staff with an annual budget of $14 million.
The VCU Libraries is a Resource Library in the National Network of
Libraries of Medicine and a member of the Association of Southeastern
Research Libraries, SPARC, CNI, BioMed Central, and the Virtual Library
of Virginia (VIVA), a statewide networking consortium for shared access
to electronic and print resources. The VCU Libraries uses ALEPH 500,
SFX, MetaLib, and DSpace as the foundation of its system architecture
to enhance access to its collections and services.
The Monroe Park Campus of VCU is located in Richmond's Fan District, a
large, residential neighborhood of townhouses, shops, and cafes. The
campus is home to most of the University's undergraduate and many of its
graduate programs, including the School of the Arts, the College of
Humanities and Sciences, and the Schools of Business, Education,
Engineering, and Social Work. The School of Social Work also offers the
Masters of Social Work at the Northern Virginia Campus in Alexandria,
Virginia. In addition, VCU's Qatar campus in the Middle East offers
degree programs through the School of the Arts.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Susan Teague Rector
Web Applications Manager
Library Information Systems, VCU Libraries
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