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WEB SERVICES LIBRARIAN: The University Library seeks an innovative, highly motivated, and forward-thinking librarian to design, develop and maintain the library’s Drupal website. This is a full- time, 12-month, tenure-track position under the direction of the Dean of Library Services.

The Web Services Librarian plays a crucial role in student success and contributes to the University Library’s mission – to provide access to information resources and services that facilitate teaching, learning and research, and to provide an environment that encourages and enables those in our diverse community to expand their intellectual, cultural and artistic horizons. The University Library will begin a major building renovation in June of 2019. Library services will be offered in four temporary modular units for two years and move back in the renovated library in summer 2021. This position offers exciting opportunities to drive change and continuous improvement of the library’s web services offered to both Turlock and Stockton campus students.

Faculty librarians serve as liaisons to academic departments for collection development and library outreach, and participate in library and University faculty governance. Library faculty must demonstrate proficiency in the areas of librarianship; research, scholarship and/or creative activities; and participation in University affairs in order to earn tenure and promotion.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, design, and continuously improve the library website’s architecture and integration of web-based services into student success initiatives.

  • Perform systems needs assessment and analysis for library patrons.

  • Customizevendor-hostedwebinterfacesimplementedbythelibrary.

  • Developproceduresandmaintaindocumentationforwebsitemaintenance.

  • Participate in the library’s technology group and liaise with other campus units for web-based services.

  • Manage web projects such as website platform migration and create new web applications for library faculty and staff.

  • Test, deploy, and troubleshoot web applications and platforms.

  • Collaborate with other library faculty and staff to improve the accessibility, usability, responsiveness, and overall user experience of the library’s web-based services.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide collection development and liaison duties by collaborating with department representatives and faculty members in assigned college or department.

  • Guide students, faculty and staff in the effective use of library services and resources for their research, including research assistance at the reference desk.

  • Develop and maintain research guides for subject areas to be determined.

  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies, and procedures.

  • Participateinassessmentstoensurequalityandimprovetheeffectivenessoflibraryservices.

  • ParticipateinlibraryandUniversityCommitteesandaffairs.

  • Performotherdutiesasassigned. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

ALA-accredited or equivalent graduate degree if earned from outside the U.S. or Canada. Experience working with faculty, staff and students in a higher education environment. Experience implementing web accessibility improvements. Experience with web and database development using standards- based user-centered information architecture; experience creating and maintaining websites with relevant standards, including demonstrated proficiency in CSS, XHTML, and JavaScript. Strong service orientation; effective interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; ability to maintain good working relationships with colleagues and students in a culturally diverse academic community; ability to be flexible and to adapt to a changing work environment. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with web development technology such as Drupal, PHP, MySQL, XML/XSLT; experience with web server technologies such as content management systems and/or Apache; experience with web 2.0 technologies and API mashups; experience with learning management systems such as Blackboard. Demonstrated experience leading group projects to successful completion. 

How To Apply & Deadline:

The position is available to start spring 2019; the start date is negotiable. Screening of completed application files will begin on March 30, 2019. A complete application must include an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications, a professional résumé, including the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Send application and all other correspondence concerning this position vacancy to: Web Services Librarian Search Committee

c/o Ron Rodriguez, Dean of Library Services California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Email: librarian@library.csustan.edu (electronic submission is preferred) 

Rank/Compensation:

Senior Assistant Librarian, covered by the Unit 3 Bargaining Agreement. Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package – Unit 3 Employee Benefits Packet. 

About the Library:

370,000 volumes; over 600 print subscriptions and access to 50,000 electronic journals; selective state and partial federal depository; 8 full-time librarians and 13 support staff. More information can be found at: http://www.library.csustan.edu. 

SUMMARY

Location:
California
Job Category:
Librarian
Areas of Responsibility:
Web
Services / Service Management
Job Level:
Mid-level position
Job Sector:
Systems / Operations
Information Technology