Senior Library Technologist, Digital Technologies-Web Content Expert

July 8, 2024

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Job Description


Job Description:

Senior Library Technologist, Digital Technologies-Web Content Expert

Job
Description

Performs skilled tasks in support of web content for activities of the Library. Maintains currency and
reliability of web content. This is a full time position covered by the terms of a collective bargaining unit agreement. This position is
remote eligible.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Works with supervisor and library staff to develop,
    maintain, and update web site and social media content with a focus on accuracy, timeliness, and content strategy
  • Prepares and
    publishes web content using a variety of web publishing frameworks, including content management systems such as WordPress and Drupal, and
    markup languages, such as HTML and CSS
  • Posts Library content for web-based delivery via standard content management and file
    transfer interfaces
  • Assists supervisor in developing, coordinating, modifying, proofreading, preparing, and publishing of graphic
    layouts and web content for the library, based on goals, audience, and user experience
  • Maintains the currency of Library-wide
    communication materials by posting news and updates via web sites, social networking, digital signage, and print media
  • Creates,
    edits, customizes images and vector graphics for Library websites and applications using graphic design software including Adobe Creative
    suite
  • Designs and delivers sitemaps, wireframes, and mockups for Library web projects utilizing User Experience (UX)
    tools
  • Administers LibCal system to manage data collection and publication of Library hours
  • Uses standard tools and best
    practices to check web pages for validity and accessibility compliance and corrects or refers problems as necessary
  • Assists in the
    development and conducting of training and provides support for library staff on use of web publishing frameworks, guidelines, and content
    management systems
  • Stays current with web accessibility standards and industry best practices
  • Trains and directs the work of
    student assistants
  • Performs related duties as required

Supervisor: Head of Library Discovery Applications and
Design, Brown University Library
Works independently under general direction; makes independent judgments and decisions within scope of
library policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field
    or equivalent experience
  • 2 years of experience supporting administration of a content management system (e.g., Drupal,
    Wordpress)
  • Ability to write for a specialized audience
  • Excellent computer skills, ability to use standard computer software
    packages
  • Experience with markup languages, including HTML and CSS
  • Experience with PHP preferred
  • Experience with
    graphic design software, including Adobe Creative suite
  • Knowledge of web accessibility standards
  • Knowledge of industry best
    practices
  • Knowledge of web architecture
  • User Experience (UX) skills, including the ability to design and deliver sitemaps,
    wireframes, and mockups
  • Basic Linux/UNIX permission and file management skills
  • Capacity to learn new technologies and
    systems necessary to maintain effective job performance
  • Familiarity with print, web and/or video development desirable
  • Good
    oral, written, and visual communication skills
  • Ability to interpret complicated instructions and use judgment within established
    procedures
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Ability to interact favorably with co-workers and library
    users
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately with reasonable speed
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good
    organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Successful completion of a test may be required
  • Possesses a
    willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus.

Best consideration date, July 12, 2024.

All offers of
employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

Library
Union position which must be posted internally for 5 work days prior to posting for external candidates.

Benefits of Working at
Brown:

Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

Recruiting Start Date:

2024-06-17

Job
Posting Title:

Senior Library Technologist, Digital Technologies-Web Content Expert

Department:
University
Library

Grade:
Library Grades

Worker Type:
Employee

Worker
Sub-Type
:

Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Position Work
Location:

Remote Eligible

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any
staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified.
Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position
application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an
E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA
employer
, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s
race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.



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