The following is a position announcement from the Tri-College  
Libraries.   --ELM

Tri-College Libraries Web Developer
(Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore College Libraries)

Dynamic, creative, and highly knowledgeable Web Developer. If you fit  
this description, then this may be the position for you.  Tri-College  
Library Consortium of Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges is  
looking for a web developer with 3-5 years experience. The web  
developer will be responsible for library technologies to enhance the  
Tri-College Librariesí digital services. Library technologies include:  
information search and retrieval; digital content creation, access and  
delivery; and administrative tools for library staff. Duties include  
web programming, systems and applications support, data mining, and  
some training.  This position will support the implementation,  
operation, and enhancement of core information systems such as the  
integrated library system, inter-library loan/document delivery  
software and systems, digital asset management systems, institutional  
repositories, and other centrally-served technologies. While the  
position will report directly to the Head of Information and  
Acquisition Delivery Services at Bryn Mawr College, frequent  
interaction and involvement with Haverford and Swarthmore library  
staff as well as a strong working relationship with the IT Departments  
of all three institutions is part of the Tri-College culture.

Required: BA/BS or advanced degree in computer or information science  
or related field; proficient in current programming and/or scripting  
languages or technologies including JavaScript, PHP, SQL; demonstrated  
knowledge of Web design and development languages including HTML, CSS,  
SML, and XSLT; working knowledge of data migration and crosswalks;  
strong analytic and problem solving skills; strong written and oral  
communication skills and a creative outlook on the use of technology.

Desired: Experience with Linux and/or Unix web servers and database  
application configuration (MySQL, Oracle, and/or Postgres a plus);  
programming experience using Python, Java, Perl, or Ruby; experience  
with standard metadata formats, such as the Dublin Core; some  
knowledge of Photoshop or other graphic design tools.  Coursework or  
experience in Library or Information Science or familiarity with  
academic library technologies would be beneficial.

The Consortium offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits  
package including 22 vacation days, and a generous pension  
contribution. Find out about Bryn Mawr College at 
; more about Haverford College at; and more  
about Swarthmore College at  A full job  
description is available at

Review of applications will begin September 2, 2008. Send cover  
letter, including salary requirements, resume, and the name, address  
and telephone number of at least three professional references to:

Attn:    [log in to unmask]

Florence  Goff
Associate Chief Information Officer &
    Equal Opportunity Officer
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Bus.:  610-526-5275
Fax.:  610-526-6569