• Web Content Specialist

    Requisition # 2018-9739
    Date Posted 4 weeks ago(12/28/2018 9:43 AM)
    Library-Information Technology
    Information Technology
    Full-Time / Part-Time
  • Overview

    As a member of the Enterprise and User Services Team, this position is a key part of the group that manages the content that makes up the Library's web presence, and ensures that it is accessible to all of our users.


    • Using the Library’s Drupal CMS, works with Librarians and other stakeholders on the creation of new and the management of existing Library web content.
    • Takes the lead in executing broad content management efforts such as content audits and content migrations.
    • Provides technical support and is in charge of training the large body of staff users who have authorial roles in producing web content.
    • Serves as a member of the Library’s Website Steering Group, which is charged with reviewing Library web initiatives and sets standards for Library web content.
    • Collaborates with other members of the Enterprise and User Services Team in the collection and analysis of data analytics that facilitate assessment of Library websites.
    • Assists with ongoing user research and usability testing efforts related to the Library’s web presence and services.


    Please note: this position is a two-year term appointment with the possibility of renewal.


    Princeton University Library, one of the world's leading research libraries, has a dedicated, knowledgeable staff of over 350 in a large central library, 9 specialized branches & 3 storage facilities. PUL supports a diverse community of 5200 undergrads, 2700 graduates, 1200 faculty, and many visiting scholars. Holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data & images. Further info: https://library.princeton.edu/.


    Required Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of work experience, including at least a year of web content management experience, or an equivalent combination of credentials and work experience.
    • Demonstrated experience managing a content management system implemented using Drupal, WordPress, or equivalent software.
    • Demonstrated experience with conducting web content audits.
    • Demonstrated experience with constructing and editing HTML.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Able to work in a distributed/remote, multicultural, collaborative team environment


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with collaborative/office tools, e.g. Google Drive and Docs, Slack, Zoom etc.).
    • Experience with project or content management tools such as Basecamp, Confluence/Jira, Trello, Github, or Libguides.
    • Experience with usability testing and user research methodologies.
    • Familiarity with web analytics software such as Google Analytics.
    • Familiarity with Web Accessibility Standards
    • Familiarity with with CSS and Javascript.


    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    AIT, 020

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Estimated Appointment End Date


    Comments Related to End Date

    This is a two year term position with the possiblity of renewal

    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver’s License Required



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