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Library Assistant, Communications and Web Development

Date: April 2016
Reports to (Job Title): Director, Organizational Services
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): Done
Department: Library

Location:

Waterloo

Grade:

USG 6
35 hr/wk


Primary Purpose

The Library Assistant, Communications and Web Development supports the creation and ongoing development of the Library’s print and web publications. This position includes website development and maintenance, completion of technical tasks requiring knowledge of specialized technologies, and the coordination of many aspects of the Library’s communications initiatives. The incumbent is a library-wide resource for training and troubleshooting on a broad range of technologies.

Key Accountabilities:

The incumbent is a member of Library Office, physically situated within the Davis Centre Library (DC), and reporting to the Director, Organizational Services.  The incumbent is a key member of the Communications and Web Content Management System (WCMS) teams, focusing on communications and web-related projects. Duties include:

 

1.  Support the creation and development of the Library’s print and web publications

 

2.  Support website development and maintenance

 

3.  Provide technical support

 

4.  Provide administrative support

 

5.  Participate in library-wide committees and working groups as opportunity and availability presents

Position Requirements

Education:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in education/experience.

Experience:

Qualifications:  

Technical:

MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other
Intermediate Beginner Intermediate

WCMS (advanced)

 

Adobe Photoshop (intermediate)

 

Adobe InDesign (intermediate)

 

Adobe Illustrator (intermediate)

 

Contribute (advanced)

 

LibGuides (advanced)

 

Fireworks (intermediate)

 

Dreamweaver (intermediate)

 

ERM (intermediate)

 

Request Tracker (intermediate)

 

“Where is it” software (intermediate)

 

Strobe calendaring software (intermediate)

 

Sharepoint (beginner)

Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:

Work is conducted in a collaborative environment with varied points of view, requiring sound judgment and consultative skills. The incumbent is required to be a strong team player with flexibility to adjust readily within an evolving environment.

Level of Responsibility:

The incumbent is a key member of the Communications and Web Content Management System (WCMS) teams, focusing on communications and web-related projects

Decision-Making Authority:

The incumbent works independently to support and fulfill the goals of the various teams and groups with which s/he works. As required, the position consults with the committee chairs and members of the Library Managers Group.

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Minimal demands typical of a position operating within an office environment.

Working Environment:

Ability to adapt to frequent and often unexpected demands.