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Web Design Librarian

Posted: 06/26/2022

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Job no: 500558
Department: King Library
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Library
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Web Design Librarian
Salary/Grade: Salary/Unclassified
Hours Per Week: 40

Job Summary:
Miami University (Oxford, OH) is hiring a Web Design Librarian. The Miami University Libraries staff live by our vision to serve as "the catalyst for growth and discovery for every scholar in our community." We embrace our values: Welcoming - “you matter; you belong”, Curious - “always wonder; always learn”, Collaborative - “find connections; forge partnerships”, Trailblazing - “boldly create; fearlessly innovate”.

This is a continuing contract position subject to the Libraries promotion and continuing contract requirements.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • The Web Design Librarian will develop and maintain virtual Library research tools; provide library instruction in multiple modes in support of discovery and research tools; provide project leadership re: visual design skills in website development; provide project leadership re: website responsive design; provide support for usability studies; provide statistical support in regard to evaluation of website success (e.g. Crazyegg, Google Analytics); provide coding support in development of Library web services; participate in a team environment with members of the Library Systems Department; provide graphic design support in implementation of accessibility standards; build good working relationships with members of the Libraries staff as well as with the greater university community; work creatively, collaboratively and effectively in both group situations and independently; perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requirements: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or Master of Library Science (MLS) from ALA accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent. Two years’ experience in design related field. One-year experience in web design including CSS and HTML. One-year experience with (PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, or JavaScript). Experience using Responsive design. Experience using Content Management Systems. Experience may be gained concurrently with degree.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume. Direct inquiries to Stanley Brown at 

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Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Review of applications begins on July 14, 2022 and continues until position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 30 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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