1. Leads and manages projects to support continuing web development for Yale Library, including planning and implementing website structure, design, and user interface. 2. Oversees distributed content; provides clear documentation, policy and style guides; and works with content owners to ensure a cohesive overall web user experience and environment. Monitors and supports quality assurance, including validation of web pages and compliance with web accessibility guidelines. 3. Manages integration with websites and web enabled applications within the Library and across the university. 4. Coordinate web content development schedules, evaluate web technology services, develop guidelines and standards, and manage daily maintenance of assigned Library web sites. 5. Plans, manages, and implements customization of the primary website and web-based applications to create a cohesive brand and user experience across all applications. 6. Prioritizes, plans and implements new enhancements and tools, focusing on usability and syndication out to content owners. 7. Participates in the larger Yale community of web practice and works collaboratively with the central Yale web development team. 8. Works closely with other members of user experience team to run beta and pilot programs aimed at continuous usability improvements. 9. Researches, assesses and explores new web opportunities, features, and technologies for web applications while providing and overseeing maintenance of existing web applications. 10. Monitors website usage and Google analytics, and creates reports for leadership. 11. Represents Library IT on committees and project teams. 12. May supervise staff, vendors, and/or student workers. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated initiative and self-direction, including ability to quickly and efficiently prioritize workload to meet deadlines in an environment of multiple and changing priorities.
Posting Position Title: Senior Web Developer
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to build and manage functional and dynamic web based systems using content management systems such as Drupal, including theming and configuration management; Demonstrated ability with HTML, CSS, XML and responsive design principles.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Digital Experience Design Lead
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent customer service skills, flexibility and a strong commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence. Ability to maintain a focus on customer satisfaction, needs, and confidence in services provided.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated project management and vendor management skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated understanding of information design and information architecture, mastery of user interface design and strong visual design sensibility; Skilled in visual, user-centric, and web-based design with expertise in user-centric design process and execution; Demonstrated ability for creating and implementing highly usable designs and layouts.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of web content management/creation experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 53811BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.