This is an exciting opportunity at Penn State University Library to work
with and code a variety of library websites and applications.
Job Posting: <http://psu.jobs/Search/Opportunities.html>
Penn State University Libraries is seeking an Emerging Technologies and
Web Applications Specialist. The Emerging Technologies and Web
Applications Specialist will provide programming support to develop web
2.0, semantic Web and other emerging Web technologies and assist with
integrating them into enterprise software systems. Responsibilities
include monitoring trends in user-centered Web design and emerging web
technologies, creation of user-centered web tools and widgets, assisting
with JAVA and JSP programming to support the Libraries Web content
management system, participating in cross functional teams and providing
regular communication to library employees. This job will be filled as a
level 3 or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's education
and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus
four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of
education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or
education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Required
with Web 2.0 technology development; demonstrated experience and
enthusiasm with emerging Web technologies; demonstrated commitment to
diversity; ability to effectively communicate specialized information to
a non-specialized audience and excellent organizational, interpersonal
and communication skills. Preferred skills include experience with
XML/XSLT, HTML 5, CSS3, jQuery, Ajax, additional server side scripting
languages such as PHP, ColdFusion, etc., Oracle databases; project
management, excellent customer service and demonstrated teamwork.
Previous library experience is a plus. The successful candidate will be
an energetic self-starter, curious and excited about new technologies.
The University Libraries is a multicultural environment that embraces
respect and diversity.
Department for Information Technologies (I-Tech)
Penn State University Libraries
University Park, PA 16802-1812