Under the direction of the Associate Director of Library Systems & Web Development, this position creates and implements custom web development applications for the various content management systems used by the Learning Resources area. Directly develops web-based applications in support of the college’s academic initiatives, the college archives, and the various library collections. As a key member of the Content and Media Services team, contributes their technical expertise, industry knowledge, and informed opinion to team discussions. Works with the broader Learning Resources staff to implement proper web technologies required to publish those department websites. Working with this team, create an interactive and engaging online identity that supports and creates a cohesive web presence through the area.
Oversee day-to-day & long-term development, design, and administration for all Learning Resources related web sites
Build tools and processes to support online web site infrastructure for the Learning Resources area
Creates and designs web based versions of customized local indices, in collaboration with the Metadata Services Office, that support the Berklee curriculum and community
Works with Berklee Archivist and Associate Director of Library Systems & Web Development to develop and maintain custom web needs for the archival digital asset management system
Researches and develops LinkedData opportunities for interrelating various metadata structures important to or utilized by the Berklee community
Analyze and design database structures for use within open source web site technologies such as Drupal, jQuery, Symfony, AngularJS, etc.
Maintain web analytics systems used for statistical tracking and logging in the Learning Resources websites
Develop contiguous and cohesive User Experience (UX) websites that meet the needs for multiple end-user platforms (desktop, tablet, smartphone, etc)
Stay current with technology available and keep abreast of new or upcoming developments and trends
Experience with other web application and module development within software framework and Content Management Systems such as jQuery, Symfony, AngularJS, Wordpress
Ability to develop and design of User Experience (UX) needs for multi-device implementation (desktop, tablet, smartphone, etc)
Development experience with social media APIs (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc)
Working knowledge and understanding of graphic design software for print and web (such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and etc)
Strong understanding of web analytics implementation throughout websites and applications (such as Google Analytics), and performing quality checks to ensure tracking and reporting is correct
Understanding of LAMP stack environment, and Linux server administration
Knowledge of library systems, and web infrastructures preferred
Familiarity with version control tools like Git
Bachelor degree in computer science, graphic design or music technology
Minimum of 2 years of experience with Drupal, or similar content management system including customization of theming or module development
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
*** Application Instructions Specific to this Position ***
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:
Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s capabilities and experiences.
A resume or CV.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Berklee provides a diverse and inclusive work environment
We all share a universal love for listening to, and creating music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creati...vity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.