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Responsible for designing and implementing web-enabled strategies to support the goals, objectives and/or functions of George Washington University Libraries, and for providing primary support for new initiatives in web presence, resource discovery, and scholarly communication. The position provides the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment on creative and innovative projects within the George Washington University Libraries.
Posting Number: 0602335
Working Title: Web Developer
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 18
Recruitment Salary/Range: Commensurate with Experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specifications
Credit Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
Job Open Date: 12-02-2010
Job Closing Date: Open Until Filled
II. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division: Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School: Not Applicable
Department: AA Gelman Library
III. JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT INFORMATION
A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 3 years of appropriate experience.
A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization, plus three years of relevant experience.
MLS (Master in Library Science) / MLIS (Master in Library and Info Science) / MIS (Master in Management Info Systems) / MIM (Master of Info Management) / MCS (Master in Computer Science or equivalent) from an accredited institution preferred. Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
Excellent knowledge of Linux administration, including installing applications and dependencies, managing user accounts, and troubleshooting.
Experience in evaluating, selecting, and implementing software to support web initiatives.
Proficiency with database administration (MySQL preferred).
Ability to create and modify applications in a server-side scripting language. PHP required, and Python desirable.
Web development experience in HTML & CSS.
Basic proficiency in Photoshop or other graphics editing program.
Experience with Apache configuration.
Knowledge of system administration security practices.
Experience providing web access for mobile devices.
Knowledge of LDAP or other authentication servers.
Experience administering a web content management system (CMS). (Plone preferred.)
Familiarity with task analyses, user interface design, and usability testing.
Coursework and/or experience in Visual Design, Information Architecture, and Cognitive Interaction.
Experience with or understanding of SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
The incumbent generally performs job duties in a normal business office environment. This involves working while sitting at a desk for extended periods of time. The job also includes significant event planning and execution, which requires a significant level of physical activity, including standing, walking, and occasionally lifting office supply items that may weigh up to 20 pounds. Additionally, the incumbent may be required to attend meetings in other offices, or deliver and/or retrieve information from other offices around campus.
The ability to operate basic office equipment such as personal computers, duplicating machines, fax machines and standard office telephones may also be required.
Installs, configures, and maintains a variety of web applications, including wikis, the Plone content management system, intranet, and authentication servers.
Supports custom applications (such as a room reservation system), and specialized library applications (such as web publishing of archival collections).
Troubleshoots software using web and print documentation.
Evaluates and recommends software based on library requirements.
Maintains operating systems for web applications, and administers user accounts.
Determines system requirements for web applications.
Thoroughly tests new applications, and migrates and upgrades applications as needed. Occasionally updates web content.
Researches and gains proficiency in new applications (especially open source) independently.
Completes projects on a schedule and balance multiple projects. Communicates effectively and produce clear documentation for projects.
Successfully collaborates with a diverse team of technical and functional experts.
Works with library units and appropriate University departments and leads committees that provide support for development and maintenance of the George Washington University Libraries website and web presence.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Review of applications will begin on January 6th, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.
Please apply through the George Washington University's application management system:
At this page go to "Search postings" and type "0602335" in the "Position number" field.
The Library's web site URL is http://www.gelman.gwu.edu
The George Washington University and its libraries have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among librarians and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.
The George Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.