The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a highly skilled and innovative Web Services Specialist to participate in all stages of the application development life cycle. Under the direction of the Information Technology Librarian, this position provides primary web application development support for the Library’s online initiatives. Focusing on services that improve the user experience for the University’s students, faculty, and staff, the Web Services Specialist collaborates with team members, other library staff, and university personnel to develop applications using appropriate web languages, techniques, and technologies. This position participates in needs assessment to provide user-centered solutions that reflect a thorough understanding of the University community’s library and research needs.
Responsibilities: Build, modify, test, debug, manage, and troubleshoot homegrown and open source web applications, including applications to automate library workflows and modules to extend Drupal’s functionality. Participate in needs assessments and usability testing with library users in order to identify opportunities for application development and improvement. Develop end-user and technical documentation and training for newly created web applications. Gather data about application use. Plan and manage projects of various sizes. Research emerging web technologies and practices for potential use. Collaborate with other members of the campus IT & web community.
For more information about this position see http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/employment-opportunities .
Salary: Competitive salary and full university benefits that include excellent health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days. The position is contingent on funds being available at the time of hire.
To Apply: Fully complete the online application http://www.towson.edu/adminfinance/hr/employment/, and upload one document containing a cover letter and resume. This position is open until filled.
Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity.
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Towson University is a smoke-free campus.