Association of College and Research Libraries: Web Services Manager

Association of College and Research Libraries

Position: Web Services Manager

Deadline: Applications requested by October 1, 2007.

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is looking for a full-time Web Services Manager to oversee the development and management of ACRL's e-learning program (including technology and instructional design for webcasts, e-seminars, virtual institutes, virtual national conferences); develop new Web-based products and services; develop, manage, and assess ACRL web presence ensuring it meets member and public expectations; serve as staff liaison to committee web editors and other member committees.

Requirements: MLS; several years experience in an academic/research library; writing/editing experience; knowledge of instructional design for online environments; understanding of Web design, Web usability methods, Web architecture concepts; Web courseware (e.g.WebCT/Moodle), Dreamweaver, or other Web authoring software, Web 2.0 tools, HTML, and MS Office; experience working with content management systems (CMS). In addition, must demonstrate initiative, entrepreneurial drive, commitment to continuous learning, strong customer service orientation, exceptional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to handle multiple projects successfully and function in a team-based environment. Preferred: experience working with Cold Fusion and Flash; knowledge of Web search software and tagging for optimal ranking of ACRL products and services.

Full-time, 35 hours/wk; starting salary from low $50s negotiable based on experience. Interested candidates should forward their resume, and cover letter to: American Library Association, Human Resources Dept. Ref. WebMgr/ACRL, 50 E. Huron St, Chicago, IL 60611, fax: 312/280-5270, email: mpullen@ala.org. Close Date Oct. 1, 2007 or until position filled.

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are invited from women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.