Web Development Librarian (J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University)

Web Development Librarian
J.Y. Joyner Library
East Carolina University

Known for its leadership in distance learning and its mission to serve, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University seeks a creative, knowledgeable, and collegial individual to lead in the development and management of the Library’s web site. The successful candidate in this position will work with other faculty and staff members within the library to design, develop and support innovative, intuitive web-based services.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Assistant Director for Library Technology and Digital Initiatives, the Web Development Librarian will:

  • Provide vision and leadership in designing, developing and supporting the main library web site and integrating it with the larger library web presence which includes discovery tools, digital collections, and electronic resources
  • Lead, supervise, and direct the Web Development Team
  • Maintain and refine existing web services offered by the department
  • Develop and implement web applications and tools, particularly for mobile environments
  • Ensure that web services and applications are tailored for targeted user groups, including distance education students, on-site patrons, faculty members, and library staff
  • Evaluate local web resources through a variety of assessment methods
  • Actively explore current web technologies, recommending and implementing best practices for an academic library environment
  • Participate as a member of the library’s technology team Dean’s Council

Rank, Salary and Benefits: This is a twelve-month tenure track faculty position with a comprehensive fringe benefits package. Professional achievement, service, and research/creative activity are required for tenure and promotion. Rank and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s experience and professional achievement (minimum salary of $45,000).

Application Process: Screening of applications will begin February 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. For a complete job announcement and application instructions, see http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/administration/weblib.cfm

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