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Nov 26 / du1263

Information Technology Professional

Michigan State University Libraries
East Lansing, Michigan

Information Technology Professional

$39,265 minimum

Position Summary
The Michigan State University Libraries is looking for a Web developer who is user-focused, capable of working alone and with others, able to communicate, a self-starter with a positive attitude, skilled in PHP, database design, and ideally has some content management experience; selected candidate will develop easy-to-use, informative, possibly life-altering Web applications and sites for the faculty, staff, and students at Michigan State University and beyond; Web Services plans to implement Drupal within the next year and enhance our user’s experience on an ever-continuing basis; the Libraries has unique collections that we wish to share with the world in eye-catching, functional, educational ways and you’ll get a chance to make that happen; staying on the edge of Web design, we want our mobile users to have as good an experience as our desktop users; you can be involved in making that a reality. The MSU Libraries is situated in the heart of a beautiful, park-like campus with a river running through our backyard. Come work in a casual environment with a small, passionate team of people to build the best university library Web site. Put the education you received to use! Join our team and build solutions that will enable others to learn.

The Michigan State University is a land-grant institution with its main campus in East Lansing, Mich. The Libraries is dedicated to providing the students and faculty of MSU with the best resources and experience to enable education and research. Being a part of the Web Services team, you’ll contribute to a superior experience for our virtual patrons. The environment is informal and flexible providing education assistance to continue your personal goals.

Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical, vocational or business school such as an associate’s degree in computer technology or information systems; one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area; experience coding in PHP, Python, and/or PERL; experience in relational database design, creation, and interfacing using SQL; experience with HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript libraries such as jQuery; experience implementing accessibility on Web sites via coding; experience testing developed applications work on multiple platforms; experience with implementing a content management system such as Drupal; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
Experience with version control software; understand client/server interaction, including security concerns; comfortable interacting and able to communicate with a wide variety of end-users with varied levels of experience; knowledgeable in data mining and information retrieval; ability and desire to continuously learn and grow.

Closing Date
5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11.

Interested applicants should provide a resume to or locate job through, posting number 7026.


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