Web Developer - William P. Clements, Jr. Project
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Provide website design, development, and programming support to the Clements
Project, a major archival digitization initiative. Collaborate with project
and Briscoe Center staff to achieve project objectives. **NOTE: This is a one
year full-time (regular) position.**
Collaborate with Briscoe Center staff, specifically the Digital Content
Manager, Digital Archivist, Webmaster, and the Clements Project Manager on the
implementation of a new digital preservation and web publishing infrastructure
composed of Drupal, Islandora, and Fedora. Develop and integrate existing
application programming interfaces (APIs) that support the ingest of digital
objects into the Fedora Repository and the synchronization of Fedora objects
with Drupal nodes. Collaborate on developing the scope and the functional
requirements for Drupal Views and supporting functionality for both the
Center's primary website and the Clements Project site. Support user
experience testing and evaluation of the Briscoe Center and Clements Project
websites in coordination with the Center's digital projects team; incorporate
results of user testing into improvements for both sites.
Other related functions as assigned.
One year of experience as professional web designer, webmaster, or web
development. Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, RSS, and XML. One year experience
with systems design and analysis, or developing web based applications.
Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information
Studies, or related field. Two to three years experience as professional web
designer, webmaster, or web maintenance. Experience providing programming
support in an academic environment. Experience with Drupal theming. Knowledge
of best practices for the preservation of digital collection material.
Experience with archival metadata. Experience building web databases.
Experience with XSLT. Knowledge of web application security considerations.
Website management experience. Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and
collaborative manner as well as to meet challenging situations with
flexibility (meet deadlines). Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and
effectively, in writing and in oral presentation. Demonstrated professional
demeanor and appearance.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a
workstation Use of manual dexterity Work performed on concurrent multiple
projects under pressure of rigid deadlines or time limitations. May require
occasional extended work hours or on-call obligation.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under
consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas
(TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a
commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
national origin, age, disability or veteran status. (Compliant with the new
VEVRAA and Section 503 Rules)
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility
Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and
original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the
United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of
employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the
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