June 27, 2008
Opening: Web Developer, Jenkins Law Library, Philadelphia, PA
The Jenkins Law Library is the nation’s oldest law library established in 1802. It is a membership library and also serves as the county law library for the city and county of Philadelphia. It provides services to attorneys, the judiciary, government officials, students, scholars and other researchers as well as the general public. Its web site is a vital resource for the legal community. Library members have round the clock exclusive access to databases and other information that assist them in their law practices.
The Web Developer maintains and develops the Library’s dynamic web site and is responsible for implementing all web database and design initiatives. The law library is planning a web redesign in late 2008. The Web Developer works closely with employees in the library’s various departments.
Responsibilities & Duties:
- Manages the ongoing development of the law library’s Web database & design projects.
- Improves office productivity and work flow by designing database applications.
- Enhances the library’s Intranet by working with the library staff to meet departmental needs.
- Provides technical and design assistance for marketing initiatives.
- Plans for the future directionof the law library’s Web sites.
- Elicits and coordinates feedback from all types of end-users.
- Keeps end-users informed of site changes and enhancements through varied means of communication.
- Delivers Web related educational classes to staff and patrons .
- Shares Web, graphic and technical abilities and resources with other departments on an as needed basis.
- Manages the online marketing plan for the library's Web sites.
- Works with Information Technology department on keeping in-house Web technologies up-to-date.
- Supervises a Web Assistant on day-to-day operations and related projects.
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- A solid working knowledge of current Web technologies and applications
- A strong understanding of Web architecture and design
- Excellent organizational, verbal communication, technical writing, editing, and people skills
- Project management and leadership skills
- Experience using a CMS system such as Drupal and its custom modules
- Proficient with Adobe Photoshop CS
- SEO and e-commerce knowledge a plus
- Graphics and digital photography experience
- Intermediate computer hardware and software knowledge
- Proficient teaching skills
- Team player with a sense of humor
- Desire to learn new technologies
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years experience developing websites and web applications, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Application Information: Submit resume and salary requirements to email@example.com . No phone calls please.
The Jenkins Law Library is an equal opportunity employer.
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