|Published||May 9, 2022|
|Education Requirements||Bachelor’s degree or 5-7 years of professional experience in an environment supporting scholarly content|
|Minimum Compensation in Local Currency||$77,000|
|Maximum Compensation in Local Currency||$85,000|
|Hourly or Salary?||Salary|
Amherst College invites applications for the Library Web Applications Manager position. The Library Web Applications Manager is a full-time, 40 hour/week position. The salary for this position starts at $77,000 and is commensurate with experience. Given Amherst’s distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.
The Library Web Applications Manager provides leadership, coordination, and maintenance of the library’s front-end web interfaces and related digital infrastructure. Provides web user interface, user experience, and accessibility expertise to the library. Working collaboratively with a diverse group of library departments and campus partners, the Library Web Applications Manager oversees project management and ongoing support for the library website and some integrated tools and systems. The position leads the library web strategy across our platforms and oversees maintenance of library web systems. Working with the Senior Digital Library Software Developer, the position also assists in the maintenance of the library’s systems and tools supporting digital asset management, digital preservation, and library digital infrastructure. Works collaboratively with colleagues in campus IT, as well as external partners and members of the Five Colleges. The Library Web Applications Manager helps develop, cultivate, and support a diverse workforce and student body; leads efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming environment.
The College has a remote work pilot program for which this role may be eligible. If a candidate is selected for an interview, this remote pilot option will be discussed in detail during the interview.
We're looking for someone with experience in creating and maintaining a website in Drupal or similar CMS; experience in designing, creating, and maintaining a website iteratively from concept to product; experience in Unix, HTML, CSS, and at least one scripting language; experience in project management; experience with and understanding of web accessibility compliance, practices, and methodologies; skill in and commitment to maintaining documentation of web processes and/or systems; and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a broadly diverse and intentionally inclusive community.
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