JOB: Librarian – Web Team, San Jose Public Library

Salary: $60,507 – $78,728
Open: Date 10/6/2014
Close Date: 10/15/2014

We are seeking a Web Librarian to complete our friendly team of five, (1 Senior Librarian-Web Manager, 3 Full-Time Librarians, and 1 Full-Time Library Clerk) in the pursuit of enhancing SJPL’s online presence. The ideal candidate will be familiar with web trends and current principles of web design, responsive web design, accessibility, and have some programming (e.g. PHP and/or Javascript/Jquery) knowledge and Drupal experience. We are also looking for a candidate that has the ability and desire to conduct frequent usability studies, analyze the results of those studies and make recommendations for improvements. There is also an opportunity to participate on SJPL’s blogging and social media team.

Our librarians are community leaders, using their professional skills in finding ways to keep the library in the forefront of providing access to technology, information, lifelong learning, entertainment and inspiration people need to lead better lives. The job description enumerates the range of duties expected, but above all we are looking for flexible, service-oriented, friendly, and smart librarians, wanting to make a difference and to keep growing in their chosen profession.

Experience with web design principles, information architecture and web tools; drupal or other content management systems; programming languages such as PHP and/or Javascript/Jquery is highly desirable.

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