With more than 8,200 employees and nearly 23,000
students, Drexel is the fifth largest private-sector employer in Philadelphia
and has a vibrant community of students, faculty and professional staff, and
encourages the richness diversity brings to the workplace.† Like its students, Drexel's employees are known
for being passionate, entrepreneurial and innovative.
Position Title: Web Developer
Drexel University Libraries seek a creative and energetic Web Developer to design, develop, and implement effective web sites, interfaces, and tools to enhance and improve the Libraries' Drupal website. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for Drupal site-building, theming, maintenance and creating Drupal templates using HTML 5/CSS according to design specifications.
Utilizing Drupal technologies like custom content-types and views, and
researching, configuring and customizing Drupal modules as needed. This
position will also be required to complete other web tasks as needed, including
cross-browser and device testing and developing responsive versions of
Reporting to the Head, Learning Engagement, the Library Web Developer works closely with web oversight team and a team of content editors to maintain accurate and relevant content across Libraries locations and departments. This includes but is not limited to responsibility for site design, personalization and user portals, intranets, mobile frameworks, data collection forms and analytics.
Bachelor's degree in Information or Computer Sciences or a
Three years relevant work experience.
In-depth knowledge of Drupal site-building, theming, and
coding modules. A working knowledge of Photoshop, and strong knowledge of PSD to HTML integration. Demonstrated ability to create and adapt custom Drupal modules.¬∑††††††††
Proficiency with standard web development utilizing
HTML/XHTML, CSS, and related technologies.¬∑††††††††
Fluency in a web-scripting language such as PHP or Ruby on
Proven Drupal development skills, including evaluation and
implementation of modules, and execution of Drupal administrative duties.†††††††††
Fluency with UNIX and command-line interfaces, including
some light server maintenance and monitoring.¬∑††††††††
Demonstrated ability to utilize user centered design
methodology, usability principles, and information architecture best practices
and principles in designing sites and applications. ¬∑††††††††
Ability to prioritize and work flexibly in a multiple
Sound judgment and the ability to handle responsibilities
with both discretion and independence.††††††††††
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.¬∑††††††††
Motivated, professional, collaborative/team player
comfortable leading as well as executing, and taking constructive input from
Master's degree and experience in an academic and/or
Familiarity with relational database design and ability to
create SQL queries. ¬∑††††††††
Working knowledge of XML and related technologies (XSLT,
Ability to program/script in multiple languages.¬∑††††††††
Working knowledge of Apache, Tomcat & other delivery
Experience with Postgres, Oracle, or MySQL.¬∑††††††††
Experience with a version-control system such as Git or
Maintain and upgrade Drupal content management system.
Design, code, and implement custom solutions to extend the functionality of
Drupal platform and other library applications.¬∑††††††††
Train appropriate library staff in use, maintenance, and
Utilize best practices in information architecture, user
centric design methodology, and usability principles to create an effective
user experience. ¬∑††††††††
Develop user interface, visual, and interaction design
specifications for website standards and application interfaces. Create and
document style guides and templates to maintain standards. Communicate and
document design rationale. ¬∑††††††††
Work with key Libraries staff to plan, develop, maintain
and improve the usability and usefulness of the Libraries' web sites and
applications. Participate in designing and evaluating user testing. Implement
automated user analytics collection. Analyze analytics and relevant usability
testing data to inform design decisions.¬∑††††††††
Research, recommend and implement systems and tools to
extend and enhance the libraries' user experience. ¬∑††††††††
Collaborate with library systems and library staff, and
other campus constituents on relevant technology planning and agendas. ¬∑††††††††
Stay abreast of developments in coding, CMS, usability, and
other relevant fields.†
offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous
retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve
its record growth and quality reputation.
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the
diversity and excellence of our academic community.
To apply for this position, please apply online at: (www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=76920) or visit www.drexeljobs.com and search for Web Developer.†
The requisition number is 5239.†
For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu.
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