The University of Alabama seeks an energetic and innovative applicant for
the position of Web Services Librarian. As part of the University
Libraries’ Web Services Department, this faculty member will work in a team
environment with other library faculty and staff.
Reporting to the Head of Web Services, the Web Services Librarian will have
numerous responsibilities that include developing web pages, web sites and
managing various web development tools and library technologies.
Specifically, The Web Services Librarian position assists in the management
of our various WordPress installations (library blogs and associated web
sites) and other web-based applications that enhance access to collections
for University of Alabama patrons, furthers the web services department’s
activities, and facilitates the work of library employees, students,
faculty and staff.
Additionally, the candidate will serve as the manager and primary point of
contact for the University Libraries’ EBSCO Discovery Service application
and be responsible for coordinating and resolving issues as well as
finding, developing and implementing enhancements. They will work with
department colleagues in maintaining and supporting websites using the
WordPress Content Management System, and in developing new web applications
and software tools that support our WordPress-based websites. The
successful candidate will maintain currency with web technologies,
software, tools, and solutions and participate in evaluation, assessment,
and training efforts.
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