WEB AND DIGITAL LIBRARY SPECIALIST
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a consortium of more than 200 leading U.S. and Canadian academic and research libraries based adjacent to the University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus. CRL is seeking a creative Web and Digital Library Specialist with an innovative perspective and a proactive style. Under the direction of the Director of Information Systems, the candidate selected will work independently to design, develop and implement grant and non-grant funded web projects
§ Develop and update web applications with database driven and/or XML based dynamic contents.
§ Develop and implement applications to integrate web contents from multiple servers, including internal CRL web servers and those from partner institutions.
§ Conduct interface design, integration and customization of Web applications and products acquired from third party, including open sources products
§ Work closely with Web Group and other staff to ensure accurate and up-to-date contents on internet and intranet Web servers
§ Create templates and other tools to facilitate web authoring activities by non-technical staff.
§ Monitor, troubleshoot, de-bug and modify existing Web applications.
§ Assist CRL member institutions in developing best practices and optimizing access to CRL digital resources.
§ Depending on project assignments, may be required to lead team effort or coordinate the work of others.
Skills Experience & Education Requirements:
* A minimum of two years experience programming web enabled applications, including some start-to-finish project responsibility.
§ A bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field, or equivalent experience
* Solid skill in Web design and development; proficient in XHTML, CSS, DHTML, XML and XSLT.
§ Knowledge and ability to build complex SQL queries against relational databases.
§ Demonstrated capacity for developing documentation and training material
§ Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
§ Ability to manage and prioritize a complex and varied workload.
§ Knowledge and experience in UNIX/Linux administration
§ Experience with managing and module development in Drupal or other content management system
§ Experience in developing multimedia (audio/video) Web content
§ Knowledge in web services technology, such as SOAP, REST and XML-RPC
* An MLS, course work or seminars pertaining to digital preservation/archiving and Web development
In addition to professional challenge and the chance to make a creative contribution, the CRL offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefits package. Respond with the title of the position in the subject line to: [log in to unmask] You may also respond by mail or fax, indicating the position you are applying for to:
Center for Research Libraries
6050 S. Kenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
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