[Web4lib] Opening for Digital Project Web Services Specialist
BGoff at library.msstate.edu
Tue Nov 28 17:13:19 EST 2006
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Digital Projects Web Services Specialist
Function of Job
A time-limited, non-tenure track professional position providing innovative, dynamic, team-oriented responsibilities as Digital Projects Web Services Specialist. Mississippi State University Libraries has a highly collaborative environment where excellence in job performance, scholarship and service are valued and required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following examples are intended as illustrations only of the various types of duties assigned in positions allocated to this classification. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of the position.
Design with input from the Library Webmaster and others, the Digital Library portal as well as interfaces to the Congressional and Political Research Centers Digital Library Project, the CHARM Digital Library Project and the Templeton Sheet Music Collection
Recommend new approaches, applications and services.
Compile reports as needed for the grant
Provide training to small groups of students, faculty and staff.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Received: Receives general supervision from a designated supervisor
Given: Provides supervision to subordinate personnel
High school diploma or equivalent
Bachelors degree in related field
One year of experience in maintaining and developing web-related applications
Strong interpersonal communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
Strong computer experience including the use of scanners
Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education training approved by the Human Resources Department.
Experience using recent versions of Photoshop.
Experience working in an academic library environment
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must possess significant experience in the following: computer applications especially Photoshop, scanners and understanding of web-based technologies:
Must be a self-directed individual who can determine work assignments based on a set of established practices;
Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues as well as with faculty, staff and students in a busy, changing environment;
Ability to analyze information and communicate that information orally and in writing.
Apply online to www.jobs.msstate.edu and include cover letter, resume and the names of three references.
Web Service Specialist,
Mississippi State University Libraries
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