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WEB DEVELOPER

Providence Public Library is seeking an experienced web developer with front and back end development experience, for an exciting, opportunity.  The position is currently part-time and reports to the Director of Technology and Information, although the web-developer will also work closely with the Digital Projects Manager and the Director of Marketing and Communications on upkeep and implementation of web initiatives.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees and upgrades Drupal infrastructure and ensures site performance and security.
  • Updates modules and customized themes.
  • Performs cross-browser, cross device testing, and performs other QA work.
  • Writes code using version control (Git).
  • Leads and contributes to documentation of web assets.
  • Works closely with library’s Director of Technology and web team on maintenance of Drupal site and implements various web projects as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Extensive knowledge and skill in the use of HTML5/CSS3 and Javascript.
  • Understanding and experience in Drupal and/or Wordpress theming.
  • Understanding of Google Analytics and Competency with standard applications such as the Google Apps suite.
  • Understanding of and interest in good design, UX and communications best practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to technical and non-technical people.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task while being productive and timely.
  • Significant experience with Drupal 6.x and 7.x and Wordpress.
  • Experience using Git and Drush.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • MySQL, SQL, PHP
  • Content migrations and site upgrades a plus
  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Content strategy familiarity a plus

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Bachelor’s degree in web design, graphic design, computer science or other related field (or demonstrable relevant and equivalent work experience)

2-4 years of progressively responsible web development experience

HOURS:  15 hours per week

COMPENSATION:  $25 per hour

Cover Letter, Resumes & Examples of past work to:  HR@provlib.org

Deadline for Submitting Cover Letter and Resume:  November 8, 2016


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PART-TIME MAINTENANCE

Sundays with possibility for more hours

DUTIES

Maintains, repairs and operates building systems, equipment and components including but not limited to electro-mechanical and HVAC systems; operates and maintains low pressure boilers and air conditioning systems; maintains small machinery; repairs furniture; performs light carpentry; interior and exterior painting.  Drives snowplow, operates snow removal equipment and shovels snow as necessary; assists with building security.  Must be capable of lifting 100 pounds, working on ladders, staging and roofs.

May be assigned other duties as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a responsible worker, willing to learn, follow direction and able to work independently.

Requires stationary engineers’ license, and broad experience and/or training in building maintenance, construction, or related field.

High School graduation or GED required

References, security check and drug testing required.

HOURLY RATE:   $19.00

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  November 11, 2016

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Human Resources
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Email:  hr@provlib.org