[Web4lib] Web developer position openning at CRL in Chicago

Patricia Xia pxia at CRL.EDU
Fri Mar 19 16:35:40 EDT 2010



The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is seeking a creative Web and Digital Library Specialist.  Under the direction of the Director of Information Systems, the candidate selected will work independently to design, develop and implement grant and non-grant funded web projects


Essential Duties: 

§  Conduct development and system administration on Drupal content management system: evaluate and implement modules, implement and monitor work flows, develop site wide theming, template, content type, etc.

§  Develop and update web applications with database driven and/or XML based dynamic contents

§  Conduct interface design, integration and customization of Web applications and products acquired from third party, including open sources products

§  Develop and implement applications to integrate web contents from multiple servers, including internal CRL web servers and those from partner institutions 

§  Work closely with Web Group and other staff to ensure accurate and up-to-date contents on internet and intranet Web servers

§  Create templates and other tools to facilitate web authoring activities by non-technical staff  

§  Monitor, troubleshoot, de-bug and modify existing Web applications

§  Assist CRL member institutions in developing best practices and optimizing access to CRL digital resources

§  Depending on project assignments, may be required to lead team effort or coordinate the work of others


Skills Experience & Education Requirements

*	Minimum of two years experience programming web enabled applications, including some start-to-finish project responsibility

§  Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field, or equivalent experience

*	Solid skill in Web design and development; proficient in XHTML, CSS and DHTML
*	Proficient in PHP programming language and Javascript 

§  Knowledge and ability to build complex SQL queries against relational databases

§  Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills



Preferred  Qualifications: 

§  Knowledge and experience in UNIX/Linux administration

§  Experience with managing and module development in Drupal or other CMS.

§  Experience in developing multimedia (audio/video) Web content  

*	An MLS, course work or seminars pertaining to digital preservation/archiving and Web development


The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a consortium of more than 250 leading U.S. and Canadian academic and research libraries based adjacent to the University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus. In addition to professional challenge and the chance to make a creative contribution, the CRL offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefits package. Respond with the title of the position in the subject line to:  Resumes at crl.edu <mailto:Resumes at crl.edu> . You may also respond by mail or fax, indicating the position you are applying for to: 773-955-4339.


Human Resources 

Center for Research Libraries

6050 S. Kenwood Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637

Fax: 773-955-4545


An Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v


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