Friday, April 18, 2008

Assistant University Webmaster

The Washington University Libraries in St. Louis, Missouri are seeking an Assistant University Webmaster. Under the supervision of the University Webmaster, the person in this position designs, creates and supports the University’s top-level Web site, intranet and content management system. The Assistant University Webmaster provides technical assistance, consultation and training to university organizations as requested to help bring their resources and services into the Web environment. This individual organizes online tools and data which departments use to create content consistent with University policies.

Qualifications Required: Bachelor’s degree plus four or more years of experience in creating and maintaining large, complex Web sites, or equivalent work experience;
Experience with content management systems; thorough working knowledge of Web technology including XHTML, CSS, & Microsoft Sharepoint Server; Ability to work independently but with aggressive deadlines. Preferred: Experience developing content for the Sharepoint suite of services; Flash, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator; prior experience working in a University setting; organizational skills. Excellent personal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of staff; ability to work productively both independently and in teams; ability to assist users in defining detailed requirements and project scope necessary for technology planning; ability to organize time and workspace effectively, and to work independently.

General Information: Washington University Libraries include the recently renovated John M. Olin Library and 12 school and departmental libraries, holding over 3.6 million volumes and extensive electronic and unique collections. The Libraries are members of the Association of Research Libraries, the MOBIUS consortium, and the Greater Western Library Alliance. The University is in a desirable neighborhood in the St. Louis metropolitan area, with convenient transportation, affordable housing, and numerous cultural venues nearby. For more information about the University and its libraries visit and

To Apply: visit Attach a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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