[Web4lib] Job Opening: MLibrary User Experience Specialist

Chapman, Suzanne suzchap at umich.edu
Tue Oct 11 13:00:30 EDT 2011

~ Apologies for cross-posting ~

User Experience Specialist
University of Michigan MLibrary, Ann Arbor

The University of Michigan Library is seeking an innovative, and talented user experience professional to join our User Experience (UX) Department. We are looking for someone with a passion for better understanding users, the ability to use creative problem solving skills to design engaging interfaces, and an investment in improving the library web experience.

The User Experience Department (http://www.lib.umich.edu/user-experience-department) is part of the Library Information Technology Division (LIT) at the University of Michigan, University Library. LIT is the library's key organization for the creation, deployment and support of the library's primary web interfaces (Library Website, Mirlyn Library Catalog, Digital Library Collections, and HathiTrust Digital Library).

The UX department focuses on regular and mobile interface design, usability testing, user research, web use statistics, and accessibility. The UX Specialist works in a collaborative team environment - working closely with the UX Department Manager and another UX Specialist as well as LIT and library-wide project stakeholders. Proportion of time spent on interface design and user research is adjustable. We strongly encourage candidates who have experience in only interface design or user research to apply.

See the full job posting for more information and instructions for applying: http://www.lib.umich.edu/library-human-resources/user-experience-specialist

Contact Suzanne Chapman (suzchap at umich.edu) with any questions about the position.

Suzanne Chapman
Head, User Experience Department
Mlibrary | University of Michigan
suzchap at umich.edu

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