Open Temporary Staff Position in Special Collections: Digital Initiatives Technician – Part Time, no Benefits

The library recently posted a professional level part time, temporary Staff position, Digital Initiatives Technician, PT No Benefits, to the ISU hiring site. The posting is now active and electronic applications are being received.

Digital Initiatives Technician – Part Time, No BenefitsThis position has responsibility for the Special Collections Department web presence, including design, standardization and maintenance; customizes and manages open source applications; performs product testing, troubleshooting and usability testing; writes and edits programming code for a variety of server platforms; supports data management activities as defined by the Data Curation Librarian. All activities are performed in support of, in consultation with, and under the supervision of the Data Curation Librarian.

Requires BS in Computer Science with demonstrated experience in web design, coding languages, preferably PHP, HTML, and JavaScript.

  • Period of employment: Feb. 15, 2016 to July 31, 2016;  25 weeks
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, between 8:00am and 4:30pm, 28 hours weekly limit
  • Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour, no benefits, no overtime


Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to