Apologies for cross posting.
I'm in this position now, if you'd like to know more about the work
environment or the library, you can drop me a line off-list. The
posting on our website is here:
Ithaca College Library seeks an innovative and creative individual to
join the Library staff as Web Services Librarian. This position plays
a key role in the library's commitment to creating an organization
that is receptive to innovation, recognized for efficient management,
and focused on continuous improvement in our services, resources, and
The incumbent will work both independently and collaboratively in
providing leadership and technical expertise for the development,
design, implementation and evaluation of the Library’s web presence.
Technical responsibilities include web programming and database work
related to the Library’s website, special projects, and various
applications running locally or from hosted services. As a member of
the Web Content Team, the incumbent will ensure that appropriate
information architectures, coding standards, and emerging technologies
are incorporated into the library’s web-based systems and projects.
Ithaca College is a selective medium-sized comprehensive College in
the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Central New York. The City of
Ithaca and surrounding environs offer diverse cultural, recreational,
and educational opportunities in a small college town setting.
Founded as a school of music, the College has long recognized the
value of combining theory and performance, providing a rigorous
education that blends liberal arts and professional programs.
Required Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library Science or
Management Information Systems from an ALA-accredited school. Through
presentation of a portfolio of accomplishments, demonstrated knowledge
of integrating new web technologies into the delivery of user-centered
information services. Minimum of two years experience in design,
development, and management of library or educational websites;
demonstrated proficiency with HTML/CSS and web authoring tools.
Strong public service orientation and excellent communication and
interpersonal skills. Experience with LAMP framework, PHP,
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with APIs/web services, XML, web
audio and video technologies, learning management system integration,
and an understanding of information seeking behaviors in an academic
Minimum salary: $47,000
Please apply on-line at http://www.icjobs.org, search for and select
the position, and attach requested documents. Questions about the
on-line application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources
at (607) 274-1207. Applications received by July 1, 2011 will receive
full consideration. The anticipated start date for the position is
October 2011. Finalists will be asked to make presentation during the
Ithaca College is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.
Members of underrepresented groups (including people of color, persons
with disabilities, Vietnam veterans and women) are encouraged to