Job posting: Web Services Librarian, Towson University

Miller, Kimberly kimberlymiller at TOWSON.EDU
Fri Feb 12 16:35:57 EST 2016

Web Services Librarian - Librarian I or II

Albert S. Cook Library

The Albert S. Cook Library invites applications for a 12-month Web Services Librarian I or Librarian II position beginning Spring 2016. Under the direction of the Information Technology Librarian, the Web Services Librarian
plays a key role in providing an outstanding library experience for students, faculty and staff of the University.

Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school. Demonstrated experience working with applications and websites using PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Experience working
with open source applications, including Drupal. Knowledge of methods for gathering user needs in order to produce user-centered solutions. Demonstrate skill in instruction and reference assistance. Excellent interpersonal skills
and ability to work in a collaborative environment. Appointment will be made at the rank of Librarian I or II, depending on experience.


Play a key role in providing an outstanding library experience for students, faculty and staff of the University. Provide primary web application development support for the library, enhancing student learning and research, faculty
scholarship, and overall library services, resources and operations. Focus on services that improve the user experience for the University's students, faculty, and staff, collaborate with library staff and university personnel to develop applications using a variety of web languages, techniques and technologies. Participate in strategic planning and needs assessment to provide user-centered solutions that reflect a thorough understanding of the University community's
library and research needs.

Towson University:

Towson University (<>) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore's largest university, and
is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and approaching 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts,
health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and
is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Priority consideration given to applications received by March 1, 2016.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for at least three professional references.
Transcripts will be requested of final candidates.

Submit application materials to:

Ms. Diane Cascella

Web Services Librarian

Albert S. Cook Library

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252

Electronic applications are encouraged and should be submitted to dcascella at<mailto:dcascella at>

A Criminal Background Investigation if required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: LIB-N-2938.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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