SPEC Kit 322: Library User Experience · 191
Johns Hopkins University
User Experience Director
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Lead the development of prototypes that demonstrate concepts to current and potential users.
Collaborate deeply and effectively with colleagues from a wide range of disciplines.
Organize and prioritize to effectively support multiple projects.
Offer active thought leadership in User Experience issues and trends.
Additional information: The Sheridan Libraries encompass the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
and its collections at the John Work Garrett Library, the George Peabody Library, the Albert D.
Hutzler Reading Room, and the DC Centers. Its primary constituency is the students and
faculty in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Carey Business School and the School
of Education. A key partner in the academic enterprise, the library is a leader in the innovative
application of information technology and has implemented notable diversity and
organizational development programs. The Sheridan Libraries are strongly committed to
diversity. A strategic goal of the Libraries is to 'work toward achieving diversity when recruiting
new and promoting existing staff.' The Libraries prize initiative, creativity, professionalism, and
teamwork. For information on the Sheridan Libraries, visit www.library.jhu.edu.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as Interaction Design, Library or Information Science,
Anthropology, Economics, Technical Communication, Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial
Design and 7+ years in progressively responsible roles focused on user experience.
Demonstrated ability to lead the process of designing complex transactional interfaces,
taxonomies and metadata frameworks. Demonstrated ability to shepherd ideas from inception
to implementation in a highly collaborative environment. High tolerance for ambiguity; ability to
prioritize and multitask. Instinct for creative problem solving. Big picture thinking plus
relentless attention to detail. Strong drive for achievement, delivering results Experience in
managing client expectations. Familiarity with web analytics platforms, content management
systems and other core digital technologies. Superb communication, presentation and
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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