Hi All,
We're going to start reveiwing the applications this week.
Please forward as appropriate.
Thanks and happy new year...

Karim Boughida
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Subject: [CODE4LIB] Position: Web Developer (GWU Libraries, Washington,

Hi All,
Another cool position here. Let me know if you have questions.
Karim Boughida
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Web Developer,

Responsible for designing and implementing web-enabled strategies to
support the goals, objectives and/or functions of George Washington
University Libraries, and for providing primary support for new
initiatives in web presence, resource discovery, and scholarly
communication. The position provides the opportunity to work in a highly
collaborative environment on creative and innovative projects within the
George Washington University Libraries.

Posting Number: 0602335
Working Title: Web Developer
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 18
Recruitment Salary/Range: Commensurate with Experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specifications
 Credit Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications
Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry
Search, and Prior Employment Verification
Job Open Date: 12-02-2010
Job Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom

Division: Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)

College/School: Not Applicable

Department: AA Gelman Library


Minimum Qualifications:
 A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 3
years of appropriate experience.

Desired Qualifications:
 A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization, plus
three years of relevant experience.

MLS (Master in Library Science) / MLIS (Master in Library and Info
Science) / MIS (Master in Management Info Systems) / MIM (Master of Info
Management) / MCS (Master in Computer Science or equivalent) from an
accredited institution preferred. Equivalent education and experience
may be considered.

Excellent knowledge of Linux administration, including installing
applications and dependencies, managing user accounts, and
Experience in evaluating, selecting, and implementing software to
support web initiatives.
Proficiency with database administration (MySQL preferred).
Ability to create and modify applications in a server-side scripting
language. PHP required, and Python desirable.
Web development experience in HTML & CSS.
Basic proficiency in Photoshop or other graphics editing program.
Experience with Apache configuration.
Knowledge of system administration security practices.
Experience providing web access for mobile devices.
Experience in Java web application, web services development,
XML/XSLT/XPATH and JavaScript.
Knowledge of LDAP or other authentication servers.
Experience administering a web content management system (CMS). (Plone
Familiarity with task analyses, user interface design, and usability
Coursework and/or experience in Visual Design, Information Architecture,
and Cognitive Interaction.
Experience with or understanding of SEO (Search Engine Optimization).

Working Conditions:
The incumbent generally performs job duties in a normal business office
environment. This involves working while sitting at a desk for extended
periods of time. The job also includes significant event planning and
execution, which requires a significant level of physical activity,
including standing, walking, and occasionally lifting office supply
items that may weigh up to 20 pounds. Additionally, the incumbent may be
required to attend meetings in other offices, or deliver and/or retrieve
information from other offices around campus.

The ability to operate basic office equipment such as personal
computers, duplicating machines, fax machines and standard office
telephones may also be required.

Job Duties


Installs, configures, and maintains a variety of web applications,
including wikis, the Plone content management system, intranet, and
authentication servers.

Supports custom applications (such as a room reservation system), and
specialized library applications (such as web publishing of archival

Troubleshoots software using web and print documentation.

Evaluates and recommends software based on library requirements.

Maintains operating systems for web applications, and administers user

Determines system requirements for web applications.

Thoroughly tests new applications, and migrates and upgrades
applications as needed. Occasionally updates web content.

Researches and gains proficiency in new applications (especially open
source) independently.

Completes projects on a schedule and balance multiple projects.
Communicates effectively and produce clear documentation for projects.

Successfully collaborates with a diverse team of technical and
functional experts.

Works with library units and appropriate University departments and
leads committees that provide support for development and maintenance of
the George Washington University Libraries website and web presence.

Performs other work-related duties as assigned. The omission of specific
duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are
logically related to the position.

Review Date:
Review of applications will begin on January 6th, 2011 and will continue
until the position is filled.

Application Procedure:
Please apply through the George Washington University's application
management system: