Web Services Specialist
Web Services Specialist
The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a highly skilled and innovative Web Services
Specialist to participate in all stages of the application development life
cycle. Under the direction of the Information Technology
Librarian, this position provides primary web application development support
for the Library's online initiatives. Focusing on services that improve the
user experience for the University's students, faculty, and staff, the Web
Services Specialist collaborates with team members, other library staff, and
university personnel to develop applications using appropriate web languages,
techniques, and technologies. This position participates in needs assessment
to provide user-centered solutions that reflect a thorough understanding of
the University community's library and research needs.
**Responsibilities**: Build, modify, test, debug, manage, and troubleshoot homegrown and open source web applications, including applications to automate library workflows and modules to extend Drupal's functionality. Participate in needs assessments and usability testing with library users in order to identify opportunities for application development and improvement. Develop end-user and technical documentation and training for newly created web applications. Gather data about application use. Plan and manage projects of various sizes. Research emerging web technologies and practices for potential use. Collaborate with other members of the campus IT & web community.
For more information about this position see [http://cooklibrary.towson.edu
ired for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
**Salary**: Competitive salary and full university benefits that include excellent health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days. The position is contingent on funds being available at the time of hire.
**To Apply:** Fully complete the online application [http://www.towson.edu/adminfinance/hr/employment/](http://www.towson.edu/adminfinance/hr/employment/) and upload one document containing a cover letter and resume. This position is open until filled.
_Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong
institutional commitment to diversity.
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to
Towson University is a smoke-free campus._
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