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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 802909
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Libraries
Department: Libraries 10056536
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: 68078.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Library/Museums/Archives, Continuing System Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

User Experience Librarian

Position Summary

Collaborate on the full range of user experience and assessment projects to evaluate the usage, service quality, impact, and value of the MSU Libraries’ physical and digital spaces, services, and collections. Collaborate on the development, management, and maintenance of the MSU Library website, including creation of Drupal modules and features, interface design, and implementation of usability and accessibility improvements as identified by usability and accessibility testing. Design and develop custom applications as requested by Library units. Maintain web analytics programs such as Matomo and Google Analytics, and uses data from these programs to influence decision making and strategic planning. Collaborate on the Digital Repository, developing Drupal modules to improve the searching and browsing experience for Digital Repository users, and provides iterative improvements to the Digital Repository interface and accessibility features. Participate in the activities of the User Experience unit to communicate and collaborate on user experience projects across library divisions and units. Collaborate and lead accessibility initiatives, evaluating and improving the accessibility of the Libraries’ physical and digital services. Act as the library’s advocate for user experience and assessment, building a network of assessment professionals, and collaborating with these colleagues both on the MSU Campus, and in the BTAA and ARL communities. Participate in professional development and scholarly activities, and serves on Library and University committees as elected, appointed, or assigned.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Library and Information Science

Minimum Requirements

Education Requirements: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.  

Experience Requirements: 24 months experience in User Experience or Web Development.         

Special Requirements:   Experience must have included user experience design, usability studies, qualitative and quantitative evaluation; programming languages including Java and Swift; and web technologies including JavaScript, Bootstrap, HTML5, and CSS3

Required Application Materials

Letter of application, C/V, and 3 professional references.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

Salary is $68,078.00. For questions, please contact Jacquelyn Hansen, aholajac@msu.edu, at MSU Libraries' Human Resources Department.

Website

http://lib.msu.edu

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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