Job no: 499361 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 320100 - General Library Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Oct 2 2019
Salary Grade/Minimum Salary:
14 /Minimum: $42,200
The University Libraries provide their communities of users an ongoing, creative and technologically advanced library program.
Area of Specialization:
Anticipated Appointment Date:
November 1, 2019
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following examples are intended as illustrations only of the various types of duties assigned in positions allocated to this classification. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of the position. 1. Maintains existing websites and web applications; 2. Develops new websites and web applications; 3. Works with DIWS team to ensure compliance with WCAG 2.0 AA standards and University policies; 4. Integrates third-party applications into new and existing websites and web applications; 5. Provides technical support, training, and documentation for new and existing websites and web applications to MSU Libraries faculty and staff and other clients as needed; 6. Assists with concept design, content delivery and exploring/recommending emerging technologies and services that will benefit the Libraries and the University; 7. Supervises, trains, and mentor's student assistants; 8. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field 1 year of related experience in maintaining and developing web-related applications Substitution allowed for Education: Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.
* Experience building or contributing to open source applications * Experience building sites with or migrating sites to Drupal * Experience developing custom modules in Drupal * Experience managing and participating in development workflows in Jira or other software project management tools
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
* No unusual physical requirements. Must be able to sit at a computer for extended periods of time. Requires limited lifting of files and records and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility; * Frequent external imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one's control; interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis; * Job frequently requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands; * Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically. * Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. * No or very limited exposure to physical risk. * No or very limited physical effort required.
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter and resume.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 499361
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
To apply, please go to http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/