[Web4lib] Position Announcement: Web Services Librarian

Eric Forte EricForte at boisestate.edu
Wed Mar 5 10:06:52 EST 2008

Hi, Boise State University Libraries seek a Web Services Librarian:

General Description: Boise State University is seeking a librarian to
provide vision and leadership in ongoing development of the Library's
Web site and electronic services. The Web Services Librarian has primary
responsibility for Library Websites and integrates technology into
Web-based services focused on user learning and research.  The position
facilitates investigation and implementation in new areas such as online
instruction, customizable, interactive, and social computing, and
increased support of multimedia applications and environments.  The
position builds consensus and communicates effectively with librarians
and staff to collaboratively design and offer innovative Web and
electronic services based on user needs and learning characteristics.
The position coordinates training and support for creation of new
technologies and applications.  The position may also participate in
Reference, Instruction, and Collections work.  The Web Services
Librarian will work closely with librarians and library staff, library
and campus computing and network personnel, and will report to the
Associate Dean, Library Services.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
- Masters degree from an ALA accredited program; 
- Demonstrated knowledge of Web technologies.
- Demonstrated knowledge of usability and accessibility issues.
- Demonstrated ability to seek out and learn new technology. 
- Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
- Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
 -Ability to work in a diverse team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Demonstrated skill with scripting/programming, mark-up languages, and
relational databases. 
- Experience or knowledge with graphic design, and image and multimedia

Salary and Appointment:   Minimum salary of $40,000.  Comprehensive
benefit package.  This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position
with faculty status and academic rank.  Appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor.  Entry level applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application information: Send electronic letter of application, resume,
and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional
references to jjohnson at boisestate.edu.  

Review of submitted applications will begin May 1, 2008 and continue
until the position is filled.

Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. Women and minorities, individuals with disabilities and
covered veterans are encouraged to apply. Disabled veterans, war
veterans and honorably discharged veterans will receive credit in
accordance with Idaho State Law upon submission of documentation of
meeting the criteria set forth by law.  Boise State University is
strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.
The University actively encourages applications and nominations of
women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.
EOE/AA Institution, Veterans preference.

Eric Forte
Associate Dean, Library Services
Albertsons Library
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1430
ph: 208 426 1139
fax: 208 426 1885
ericforte at boisestate.edu

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