Do you love designing elegant, user-friendly websites?
Do you adore metadata and digital repositories?
Wouldn't you jump at the chance to work with a team of clever and talented Web
Content Developers and Designers in developing the next generation of fully
integrated and engaging online library experiences?
Johnson County Library, a vibrant, award-winning public library, seeks a
dynamic, creative, committed individual to serve as Web Content Developer with
primary responsibility for writing, creating, repackaging, and managing
content for the Library's website; managing a local history digital
repository; and analyzing library and community information needs to plan for
short and long-term site development.
As a member of the Web Content Team, the position reports to the Web Content
Manager and works with three other Web Content Developers and the Web Designer
as well as other library colleagues, patrons, and community partners to
provide access to ideas, information, experiences and materials that support
and enrich people's lives.
Qualifications: Required: Master's in Library / Information Science from an
ALA-accredited school, Journalism, English, Communications, Information
Design, or related field. Two year's experience of technical or nonfiction
writing, online publishing, and information design
required. One year experience in meeting facilitation and
project management required. Analytical skills, including
research skills, ability to interpret data, conceptualize, analyze
information, and write formal recommendations based on findings, Attention to
detail. Expertise in HTML. Additional qualifications include outstanding
interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
Preferred: Experience with usability studies and user-centered design
practices; experience working in libraries; expertise in training, education,
or library instruction; expertise in website and graphic design; expertise in
Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, content management, social networking software,
and Web-based and XML applications such as RSS. Expertise in CSS. Experience
working with Drupal and WordPress. Experience managing digital repositories,
digital image collections and metadata.
Salary range: $36,380 - $52,549, based on qualifications.
Contact: Please apply online at www.jocolibrary.org/jobs. Applications
received by Aug. 28 will receive first consideration.
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