User Experience Web Developer

The Claremont Colleges, a distinguished consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges and two graduate institutions located just east of Los Angeles, California seek an energetic, innovative, and expert UX Web Developer for The Claremont Colleges Library.

Reporting to the Director of User Services and Resource Sharing (USERS), the developer will engage in the virtual and physical user interface (UI) environments of the library. The incumbent will fully integrate a high quality user experience design that supports the efforts of the library to serve the educational and information needs of faculty, students, and staff of The Claremont Colleges. The position will interact extensively with members of the library’s leadership team, the User Experience Manager, and with other librarians and staff to support the organization’s digital tools and resources.

Primary responsibilities will include leading the library’s web team; identifying and recommending best practices in user experience; collaborating with the Communications and Programs Coordinator to provide creative, welcoming messaging, and administrative support to library publications, exhibitions, programs, events (PEPE); and coordinating USERS division team members to support library services, such as the reservation system and digital signage. The position will support the library’s strategic initiatives by providing strong user-focused customer service through our digital presence. The web developer also collaborates closely with the Student Worker Program Coordinator as well as with the User Services Coordinator and User Experience Ambassadors to support the training, engagement, and customer-service orientation of other USERS staff members and student workers.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree with a focus on interactive design, graphic design, web development, informatics, human-computer interaction, or a related field. We also require one year of web or UI development experience and two years in a similar position or equivalent engagement in front-end web development or user experience design.

Salary is negotiable, with full benefits package included. For the complete position description and application procedures visit: http://jobs.cuc.claremont.edu/postings/1370. Candidates applying by June 15, 2016 will receive first consideration.

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