Michigan State University Libraries

East Lansing, Michigan


Information Technology Professional


$39,265 minimum

Position Summary

The Michigan State University Libraries is looking for a Web developer who is
user-focused, capable of working alone and with others, able to communicate, a
self-starter with a positive attitude, skilled in PHP, database design, and
ideally has some content management experience; selected candidate will
develop easy-to-use, informative, possibly life-altering Web applications and
sites for the faculty, staff, and students at Michigan State University and
beyond; Web Services plans to implement Drupal within the next year and
enhance our user's experience on an ever-continuing basis; the Libraries has
unique collections that we wish to share with the world in eye-catching,
functional, educational ways and you'll get a chance to make that happen;
staying on the edge of Web design, we want our mobile users to have as good an
experience as our desktop users; you can be involved in making that a reality.
The MSU Libraries is situated in the heart of a beautiful, park-like campus
with a river running through our backyard. Come work in a casual environment
with a small, passionate team of people to build the best university library
Web site. Put the education you received to use! Join our team and build
solutions that will enable others to learn.

The Michigan State University is a land-grant institution with its main campus
in East Lansing, Michigan. The Libraries is dedicated to providing the
students and faculty of MSU with the best resources and experience to enable
education and research. Being a part of the Web Services team, you'll
contribute to a superior experience for our virtual patrons. The environment
is informal and flexible providing education assistance to continue your
personal goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years of college,
technical, vocational or business school such as an associate's degree in
computer technology or information systems; one year of related and
progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information
technology area; experience coding in PHP, Python, and/or PERL; experience in
relational database design, creation, and interfacing using SQL; experience
with HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript libraries such as jQuery; experience
implementing accessibility on Web sites via coding; experience testing
developed applications work on multiple platforms; experience with
implementing a content management system such as Drupal; or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with version control software; understand client/server
interaction, including security concerns; comfortable interacting and able to
communicate with a wide variety of end-users with varied levels of experience;
knowledgeable in data mining and information retrieval; ability and desire to
continuously learn and grow.

Closing Date

5pm on Tuesday, December 11th.

Interested applicants should provide a resume to, posting
number 7026.

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