Web Programmer Opening at University of Maryland

July 20, 2010

Title: Web Services Developer (Web Programmer)

Category: Exempt Staff

Department: Information Technology Division

Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days Sick Leave

3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays

Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage

The Libraries at the University of Maryland College Park is looking for a web designer and programmer to work in the Digital Technology & Interface Services (DTIS) department on projects supporting the University Libraries’ mission. DTIS develops and supports web-based services designed to meet the research needs of students, faculty, and staff of the University of Maryland, as well as other libraries in the state of Maryland.

Responsibilities include designing interfaces and library applications for the web and mobile devices, creating design prototypes, and providing design expertise and consultation to Libraries' staff.  The Web Services Developer will also provide programming support for web applications which involves customization and integration of commercial and open-source applications and also some original programming of small administrative applications.  Other responsibilities include support and oversight of the Libraries' website, investigating existing and emerging technologies, and administering ancillary web utilities such as traffic analysis and link checking.  Knowledge/skills/abilities include: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, HTTP, URL, Mimetypes, etc; experience working collaboratively in a team environment; and good oral/written communication skills.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree  from an accredited institution;
  • 3 years experience user interface and application design in a Web environment;
  • 3 years experience with Web design tools (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc);
  • 3 years programming in one of the following: Java, Ruby, PHP, any of the .NET languages (e.g. Visual Basic, C sharp)

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://jobs.umd.edu, click staff.  An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a resume and names/e-mail addresses of three references.  Additionally you must include in your resume a portfolio of samples from at least one web site for which you have or had primary responsibility for the design. You may send these as URLs for sites currently online or include sample screen shots in pdf format in your resume file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until July, 25, 2010.

The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.