Web Manager Librarian

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
05 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 5128/K0217

Job Description

The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of library services and culture. While an M.L.S. or equivalent is preferred, the Libraries are open to professionals who bring experience and/or training in communication, content management, and other related fields; 1-3 years experience managing content and production for academic library websites; excellent communication skills; demonstrated understanding of current web technologies and content management systems, such as WordPress; demonstrated ability to apply user-centered , accessibility and responsive design principles and methodologies. Experience and working knowledge of designing and managing websites using HTML5, Javascript and CSS to implement visual designs. Knowledge of website analytics and experience with making data-driven decisions. Experience working effectively in highly collaborative teams of library and IT professionals.

Required Skills

Strong communication skills, including active listening, and the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse faculty, staff and students. Skill in creating style guides or other tools to help those with less visual design experience to understand and implement visual designs in the browser. Preferred: Proficiency in writing CSS and JavaScript to progressively enhance content. Demonstrated experience building responsive websites.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular