[Web4lib] Job Opening: Drupal Software Developer(s)

Shane Nackerud snackeru at umn.edu
Tue Oct 26 14:36:44 EDT 2010

The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks two or more talented Drupal
software developers, for either one or two year appointments, to design and
support new, innovative web-based library services, systems, and tools which
address as well as anticipate the evolving needs of library users.

The University Libraries are supporting multiple projects using the Drupal
platform.  Responsibilities could include two or more of the following areas
of Drupal development:

* In collaboration with our partners in the American Indian Studies
department, provide primary development support for the forthcoming Online
Ojibwe Dictionary. Responsibilities include addressing both content provider
and user needs in developing a robust web application using the Drupal
* Provide development support for the University Libraries’ UMedia Archive (
umedia.lib.umn.edu), a digital library application that provides users with
access to many of the Libraries rich media collections as well as allowing
for user submitted uploads. Using Drupal, work to integrate new features and
support current mechanisms that help further the enhance the user
* Assist in implementing the Drupal CMS for the main public facing web site
of the University Libraries (www.lib.umn.edu) , creating customization and
personalization options for library users, helping in the creation of mobile
version of library web site(s), designing new sites, and using new web
services technologies to improve the user experience in discovering,
searching, finding, or acquiring library materials and content. Projects may
also likely include further integration of library resources into the Moodle
course management tool, implementation of Shibboleth identity management
system, and creatively using various API’s made available by Google, OCLC,
Amazon, Ex Libris and other library vendors.

For more information and to apply:

Shane Nackerud
Director, Web Development
University of Minnesota Libraries
325 Walter Library
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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