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Web & Digital Libraries Specialist wanted

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 the Drupal content management system: evaluate and implement modules, implement and monitor work flows, develop site wide theming, templates, content types, etc. * Develop and update web applications with database driven and/or XML based dynamic content * Conduct interface design, integration and customization of Web applications and products acquired from third parties, including open source 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 CRL’s 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:

* Experience with managing and module development in Drupal or other content management system * 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, DHTML, XML and XSLT * Proficient in PHP programming language and Javascript * Knowledge and ability to build complex SQL queries against relational databases * Demonstrated capacity for developing documentation and training material * Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills * Ability to manage and prioritize a complex and varied workload

Preferred Qualifications:

* Knowledge and experience in UNIX/Linux administration * Experience in developing multimedia (audio/video) Web content * Knowledge in web services technology, such as SOAP, REST and XML-RPC * 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@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