Technical & Electronic Services
33 West 23rd Street
New York, NY  10010

Position Opening (available immediately)

*** Entry Level Web Developer (FT) ***

No library experience necessary.  Reporting to the Systems Librarian, the
Web Developer will work with the Systems Librarian and other staff to
design, implement, and maintain the electronic services managed by Technical
& Electronic Services (TES).  Our department provides expert cataloging and
web-based applications and content to Touro Libraries and their users
worldwide.  We are a quiet office of nine professionals and clerical staff.
Although we work independently on specialized tasks most of the time,
collaboration at key points in our projects is critical.  Given the
complexity and specialized nature of library services and their supporting
technology, the Web Developer will have a particular need to maintain close
consultation with colleagues within and beyond TES.


- Participate in a redesign of the Libraries' website, including development
and maintenance of public areas, as well as intranet services to optimize
workflow and staff communication within the Libraries.

- Develop and maintain an Electronic Resource Management System (complex
database-driven web application integrated with EZproxy servers
<> for access management and administration
of licensed e-content.

- Implement and maintain an OAIS-minded digital repository (e.g. Fedora
Commons <> to archive and provide access to
the Libraries' growing digital collections.

- Maintain the web-based front end ("catalog") of the Libraries' Innovative
Interfaces Integrated Library System <>.

- Ensure ongoing access to licensed e-content services.  Perform regular
updates to the Libraries' Serials Solutions e-content discovery system.


- Strong knowledge of current (X)HTML and CSS standards and accepted
standards-based web design practices.  Knowledge of XML standards.

- Knowledge of scripting languages such as JavaScript, PHP, ASP, Perl.

- Proven ability to develop database-driven websites (i.e. WAMP/LAMP),
taking into account appropriate security considerations.

- Ability to acquire a working knowledge of new languages and environments
quickly and independently.


- BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

- Demonstrated design of database-driven websites which successfully meet
the needs of clients or users.  "Clients or users" is freely interpretable
but is understood to refer to parties other than the applicant.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For immediate
consideration, please submit your resume via e-mail, postal mail, or fax.
No calls, please.

Yitzchak Schaffer, MLS
Systems Librarian
Touro College Libraries
Technical & Electronic Services
33 West 23rd Street
New York, NY  10010
Fax (212) 627-3197
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Touro College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.