[Web4lib] Position Opening: Web Content Developer, Johnson County Library (Kan)

Reynolds, Erica, JCL ReynoldsE at jocolibrary.org
Tue Nov 7 12:14:45 EST 2006

**apologies for cross-posting**


Vibrant, award-winning public library seeks a dynamic, creative,
committed individual to serve as editor of specific library and
community partnership Web sites. The Johnson County Library
enthusiastically serves the community of Johnson County, Kansas, which
is located in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan
area. With exceptional public schools, affordable housing, and an
overall high quality of life, Johnson County is the fastest growing
county in the Kansas City metro, and is in the top two percent of the
most rapidly growing counties in the nation. In 2005 the Institute of
Museum and Library Services presented Johnson County Library with the
National Award for Library Service, the nation's highest honor for
extraordinary public service by a library.


The Web Content Developer has primary responsibility for writing,
creating, repackaging, and managing locally relevant online content;
coordinating topic-based community partnerships; and analyzing library
and community information needs to plan for short and long-term site
development. As a member of the Web Content Team, the position reports
to the Web Content Manager and works with teammates, library colleagues,
patrons, and community partners to provide access to ideas, information,
experiences and materials that support and enrich people's lives.


Qualifications: Required: Master's in Library/ Information Science from
an ALA-accredited school, Journalism, English, Communications,
Information Design, or related field and two year's experience of
technical or nonfiction writing, online publishing, and information
design required.  One year experience in meeting facilitation and
project management required.  Additional qualifications include
outstanding interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership


Preferred: Experience working with the arts, sciences, or K-12 education
communities; expertise in training, education, or library instruction;
knowledge of Web development, expertise in graphic design; expertise in
Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, content management, social networking
software, and Web-based and XML applications such as RSS.


For a full listing of minimum and preferred qualifications or for
additional information, please contact Tiffany Hentschel at
hentschelt at jocolibrary.org or 913-495-2487. 


Salary range: $32,448-$46,882, based on qualifications. Excellent
benefits and professional development opportunities. 


Contact: Please send letter of application, resume, and names of three
references to: 

Tiffany Hentschel at hentschelt at jocolibrary.org. Applications received
by November 22, 2006 will receive first consideration.



Erica Reynolds 
Web Content Manager 
Johnson County Library 
Ph: (913) 495-2429 
Fx: (913) 495-2441 
reynoldse at jocolibrary.org 
Blog: http://jocolibrary.blogspot.com 


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