Web Services Librarian – Stevens Institute of Technology – Hoboken

Requisition Number: PROV5730
Job Title: Web Services Librarian
Department: Library and Information Services
Position Type: Full Time

  • M.L.S, M.L.I.S, or M.I.S from an ALA accredited school or a Master’s degree in computer science with a minimum of 2 years of library experience
  • Demonstrated experience in graphic design using Photoshop and other editing software
  • Strong knowledge of both desktop and mobile web technologies, architecture and user interface design
  • Expertise in HTML, web technologies, CSS, JavaScript, PHP scripting, and familiarity with TYPO3 content management system
  • Knowledge of SQL database management systems
  • Experience with content management systems such as Drupal
  • Working knowledge of metadata standards, such as Dublin Core
  • Familiar with CONTENTdm or other digital collection management software
  • Knowledge of authentication systems, such as EZProxy
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Awareness of emerging library technologies
  • Outreach skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Ability to multitask and balance priorities
  • Commitment to user-focused service


  • 2-3 years of professional experience related to website development

Job Description:

The S.C. Williams Library (www.stevens.edu/library) at Stevens Institute of Technology-the Innovation University-is seeking a web services librarian. The ideal candidate will be creative and professional, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a friendly, customer-driven environment.

Stevens, located in the heart of Hoboken, NJ, is a premier private coeducational institution with a focus on research, innovation and entrepreneurship in science and technology. For more information about Stevens, visit www.stevens.edu.

Job Description

  • Provide leadership and expertise in the management of the library website
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the library website
  • Ensure that the website provides accurate information, easy navigation and effective user support
  • Ensure compliance with web/ADA standards, institute branding and security policies
  • Support library digital projects
  • Manage the mobile applications suite within the library environment
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement emerging technologies
  • Serve as a liaison to the online learning and IT departments
  • Interact with library staff to create and implement web-based library services
  • Work with distance learning staff to implement and manage current and future web interfaces and technologies
  • Collaborate with electronic resources librarian to provide access to electronic resources
  • Communicate with e-resource vendors and IT department to troubleshoot problems
  • Assess and test the website
  • Gather and analyze usage statistics related to the website and web-based services
  • Provide technical instruction and training to the library staff
  • Participate in library instruction to students and faculty
  • Participate in library and institute team meetings
  • Represent the library in local, regional and national meetings and committees


Stevens Institute of Technology offers an extensive benefit package

Interested candidates with the above qualifications should submit a cover letter, résumé, and the names of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.