Web Developer, University of Vermont, University Libraries (Burlington, VT)

Are you passionate about defining and creating a great user experience on the web? Are you self-motivated full stack developer who thrives in an academic environment? Join us, a team of service-oriented library professionals, in empowering university students and the community at large to access a broad range of information resources at the University of Vermont. As a member of our team, you will manage, maintain, and develop our web assets in PHP/Drupal while installing new tools and integrating content from third-party systems. You will also assess data analytics, conduct usability testing, and recommend improvements based on best practices. You will then bring your knowledge and insights to our team serving on our Library Information Systems (LISG) and User Experience (UX) groups, as well as collaborating with the institution’s central web team, to continually improve the customer experience. We invite you to bring your broad web experiences to a flexible but high-impact environment at the University of Vermont Libraries.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two to four years’ related experience to include website development required. Experience working with APIs, JavaScript Frameworks such as REACT, and knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript required. Experience developing and conducting usability tests and translating findings to iterative integrated UI enhancements and designing for and implementing web accessibility standards as defined by WCAG required. Experience with full stack development within a web content management system, such as Drupal, required. Working knowledge of PHP required. Effective communication skills and ability to articulate and justify concepts to a team of non-developers required.

Diversity Statement: The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

For further information on this position, refer to job posting #S2657PO or to apply on-line with cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references, please visit our website at: www.uvmjobs.com; telephone 802-656-3150. Applications will be accepted through February 19, 2021 or until filled.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

– Posted January 24, 2021

Librarian/Tech Integrationist – Hazen Union School (Hardwick, VT)

Hazen Union School is seeking an energetic individual to be responsible for working collaboratively with school administration and staff to develop a library program that supports the curriculum; provides instructional leadership for the teaching of literacy skills; develops and maintains a media center collection rich in both print and non-print materials; and manages the media center as a flexible, multi-task, welcoming learning environment.

This person will manage the day-to-day operations of the school library, such as:

  • Use standard library procedures to research, develop, acquire, organize, maintain and make available a balanced and diverse collection of current information, resources, and technology tools for teachers and students for an enhanced and engaging learning environment which are aligned with relevant Information Literacy and Educational Technology Standards (NETS-S), 21st Century Skills Framework.
  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers, and learning specialists to design and implement standards-based instruction that supports progress in achieving Vermont’s Communication Standards and the Common Core State Standards and Learning Opportunities in all content areas through information literacy and information technology resources consistent with the Information Literacy Standards and the 21st Century Skills Framework.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies in all formats.
  • Ensure the equitable and ethical use of information.
  • Teach students to follow an inquiry process as they ask questions, evaluate, and collect information from multiple sources to construct understanding by thinking critically. Encourage the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning.
  • Assume a leadership role in modeling and teaching the skills necessary to access, evaluate, and use resources effectively and responsibly for students, staff, and administration.
  • Work with staff, administration and other specialists to ensure that information literacy skills are embedded systematically throughout the school and the library instructional program.
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date, culturally diverse collection of print and non-print resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, the teaching styles, the instructional strategies used, and reflect students’ interests.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and other specialists to develop assignments that are instructional sound and include key critical thinking, literacy and social skills, and instructional technology.
  • Ensure flexible and equitable access to resources that support the student’s academic and personal learning needs.

For more detail and to apply online, visit: OSSU.org

– Posted July 13, 2020

Technical Services/Circ Desk Librarian – Quechee/Wilder Libraries (Hartford, VT)

Quechee/Wilder Libraries seek applications for a versatile, detail-oriented staff member to work the circulation desk at our two sites.  This part-time position of 24 hours per week includes some evening and Saturday hours.  It requires providing technical support to patrons, familiarity with maintaining and using pcs, cataloging and working with Excel.  Strong back and flexibility needed; sense of humor appreciated. Send resume to director@quecheelibrary.org by July 6, 2020.

– Posted June 22, 2020

Library Technology Coordinator – Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries (Hanover, NH)

The Dartmouth College Biomedical Libraries welcome applicants for the position of Library Technology Coordinator.
Position Purpose

Responsible for managing the public and staff computing needs at Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries. Working in coordination with Biomedical librarians and staff, ensures the hardware, software, and web environments of the Biomedical Libraries meet the needs of the Geisel School of Medicine, the Department of Biological Sciences, the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) and other programs, in support of research, scholarship, education, and patient care in the health and life sciences.
Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of experience and education
• Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to professionally and effectively assist library staff and users in sometimes high-pressure situations.
• Knowledge of and experience with operating systems, applications software, library and instructional technologies.
• Be open to change and lead the implementation of change.
• Knowledge and experience with web content management systems (e.g., Drupal).
• Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service and to serving the technical support needs of a community with a wide-ranging technical skill set.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and manage time effectively in an environment with frequent interruptions.
• Ability to work independently and in team environments.
• Understanding of current trends in information technology.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Preferred Qualifications
• Proficiency with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma.
• Project management experience.
For complete details and to apply visit https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/52982.
– Posted December 10, 2019