Job Posting: Web and IT Infrastructure Manager

The Canadian Library Association has an opening for a Web and IT Infrastructure Manager.

The Web and IT Infrastructure Manager works in partnership with CLA staff and members to create and maintain a vibrant and interactive web presence and to manage the on-going development of the Association’s IT infrastructure.


  • maintaining and updating CLA’s web presence by posting new content and archiving older content, and teaching volunteers how to upload and manage content
  • developing and maintaining social networking and communication tools (blogs, wikis discussion forums, listservs, RSS feeds, e-communities)
  • managing the information technology (computers and network) infrastructure of the Association, and maintaining the safety and security of all electronic data
  • managing all systems applications related to the membership database and the website
  • providing advice on software and other tools to enhance office productivity
  • supporting CLA members and staff to use appropriate IT tools
  • maintaining awareness of emerging issues of significance to web and IT developments
  • working with CLA staff and volunteers on technical issues related to the development and delivery of online workshops, seminars, and other continuing professional development opporunities
  • Undergraduate degree or diploma and 2 years related experience in designing/updating creative, user-friendly, database-driven, interactive websites at the web 2.0 level OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 1 - 2 years experience using content management tools; a detailed understanding of content management technologies
  • Experience with open source software (Drupal), social networking tools, web programming techniques (ASP, JavaScript, PHP)
  • Strong working knowledge of HTML, web design, web standards, current web design trends and user interface best practices
  • Knowledge of graphic design principles & design programs (Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator) would be considered an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Ruthless attention to detail
  • Excellent time management, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated; an innovative team player with an ability to work independently
  • Exceptional documentation and presentation skills
  • Previous experience teaching or training others
Applications should be submitted to the CLA Office no later than 31 July 2009.

Canadian Library Association
Attn: Judy Green
328 Frank Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0X8

We thank all applicants, but advise that only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Library Association is a national non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to serving libraries and library and information professionals across the country. For more information, visit: www.cla.ca.

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