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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Front-End Developer III in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory University Libraries is looking for a Front-End Developer to help initiate and implement creative and impactful uses of technology. Reporting to the Lead Software Engineer in the Library Technology and Digital Strategies department, the Front-End Developer will contribute to the theming, branding and development of interfaces for the libraries’ web sites, discovery products and the institution’s preservation repository.


  • Coordinates the development and maintenance of interfaces for products and systems that make services and resources accessible and discoverable.

  • Consults with stakeholders to understand business problems and develop requirements for front-end solutions.

  • Analyzes and resolves problems resulting from fixes and upgrades. Provides technical direction to customers and mentor’s junior staff.

  • May lead small projects related to front-end solutions or user interfaces and/or resolve software issues for business related problems.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Contributes to the design of library systems.

  • Maintains up-to-date professional knowledge and skills in areas related to primary job assignment as well as maintains general knowledge of current trends in higher education, academic libraries, and information and educational technology.

  • Assists in developing library applications.

  • Supports existing applications.

  • Tests new development.

  • Identifies training needs.


  • A bachelor's degree and four years of experience or experience in front-end development, web design, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Positions in this classification may require a knowledge of one or more programming languages and/or a knowledge of an application and application tools.


  • Experience with Content Management Systems such as Drupal.

  • Experience with CSS, HTML5, Javascript and Bootstrap

  • Familiarity with Blacklight and/or Samvera Community gems and applications.

  • Experience working on Open-Source software projects or with remote collaborators.

  • Familiarity and desire to work with agile methods.

  • Familiarity with version control, test-driven development, continuous integration techniques and other development best practices.

  • Experience working in a library environment.

  • Evidence of capacity for professional development, involvement, and contribution.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as analytical and organizational skills.

NOTE: Tasks related to this position can be performed remotely with only occasional supported visits to an Emory University location. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

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Job Number 66172

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory University Libraries

Department EUL: Software Engineering

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta