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Department: 250101 - NCSU Libraries
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The User Experience Librarian responsibilities include:
Collaborates with stakeholders and developers to create intuitive, accessible, user-friendly interfaces for the web, mobile devices, and digital signs
Develops wireframes, prototypes, and task flows based on user needs, and works with developers on their implementation
Helps NCSU Libraries further establish visual and brand identity
Develops content strategy, information architecture, and a web style guide
Serves as a project manager
Manages workflows for ongoing maintenance of web products and services
Contributes to the Libraries' user research and applies findings to make improvements
Participates in library planning; serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams
Expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field
ALA-accredited MLS or MIS, or equivalent advanced degree.
Knowledge of best practices in user experience design
Experience with current, standard web development languages, content management systems, and tools
Experience with design, prototyping, and wireframing tools (e. g., Balsamiq, Illustrator, Lucidchart)
Ability to manage workflows and projects
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate clearly, knowledgeably, and personably, orally and in writing
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to learn and use new technologies
Commitment to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion
Evidence of potential for ongoing professional development and contribution
Experience with Drupal
Experience with usability testing and other user research methods
Experience using web analytics to inform decisions
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00007403
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