Western Region

The Western Region includes Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Alaska

Web Services Librarian, University of Houston-Victoria
Victoria, TX

Position description/Responsibilities:

Web Services Librarian, Library, University of Houston-Victoria.  Provides vision and direction for all aspects of the library’s website; work collaboratively with library staff to maintain quality online services and resources; and provides leadership in developing web-based applications.

Primary duties:

  • Provide organization and ongoing maintenance for the Library’s web presence which includes the main website, mobile site, subject guides, digital collections and most other user interfaces for library applications Conduct usability studies to determine if web services and applications are meeting the needs of our user groups
  • Assist with the creation and oversight of web policies and standards
  • Evaluate and respond to web services support requests and provide all levels of web related assistance
  • Assemble, distribute and evaluate site analytics
  • Collaborate with library staff to create and implement web-based library services including online tutorials, videos, podcasts, blogs, mobile applications and more
  • Create workshops to inform and train patrons and library staff on new weband emerging technologies
  • Provide proper planning and assistance for all types of data migration within web related projects
  •  Work with all aspects of our content management system including content editing , updates and eventually development and deployment
  •  Lead project teams as needed to complete web service initiatives
  • Create and maintain technical and project management documentation
  • Ensures compliance with applicable legal requirements, and university and library policies on web site usage, security and standards
  • Provides reference and research services
  • Provides collection analysis in assigned subject areas
  • Some nights and weekend duty is required
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications:  Master’s degree in library science and (2) years related experience.  Broad knowledge of library policies and procedures; demonstrated, in depth knowledge of HTML and CSS;  working knowledge of Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Office applications; working basic knowledge of Cold Fusion, SQL and JavaScript; ADA web compliance techniques,  ability to work independently with minimal supervision and ability to exercise discretion, judgment, and act upon decisions within scope of delegated authority.   Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to serve as a team member.

Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.   Minimum Salary: $48,000 and eligible for benefits.  The position is security sensitive.  To apply, please submit through Simplehire at http://uhv.simplehire.com .

The University of Houston-Victoria is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.  Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required qualifications:

Refer to position description  for Salary, deadline for applying and benefits:

To apply, please submit an application through Simplehire at http://uhv.simplehire.com

Apply to/Contact person: Laura Smith

URL for further information: http://uhv.simplehire.com

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