Japanese American National Museum Job Posting Web Technologist Full-Time/Non-Exempt
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute and AAM accredited, the Japanese American National Museum (www.janm.org) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier cultural museums.
The National Museum is located adjacent to the new Metro Gold Line in the historic Little Tokyo/Arts district in downtown Los Angeles, a neighborhood that has experienced an exciting revitalization with diverse new restaurants, shops, luxury apartments, and nightlife.
The Web Technologist is responsible for technical aspects of the National Museum’s dynamic web applications.
The Web Technologist works closely with the Web unit and other staff to maintain the institution’s websites, primarily: janm.org, DiscoverNikkei.org, and ncdemocracy.org; and provide support for other web projects: blog.janm.org, janmstore.com, and remembrance-project.com. The Web Technologist develops technical strategies and plans for the institution’s web presence, and finds or develops tools to enhance its day-to-day operations.
Bachelors degree preferred, at least 4 years of experience working with dynamic web applications and 2 years administering web servers. Willingness to learn and apply new skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize is essential. Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines. Excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented. Act on own initiative to educate oneself and seek out solutions to technical issues. Demonstrate commitment and flexibility at all times in order to ensure high quality service. Knowledge of Japanese American/Nikkei history and culture a plus.
Ability to use internet-based tools to enhance collaboration with team members and website users.
Experience using Django or other web frameworks and customizing open-source CMS software such as Drupal and MediaWiki.
The following skills are considered useful and preferred: Git or other version control system; Redmine or other web-based project management software; RSS and podcasting.
Visit www.janm.org for more information and application form. EOE.
Benefits: M, D, V, FSA, ERISA 403(b), 12 holidays, sick/vacation time,parking, discounts in museum store and Chado tea room.
Submit: Cover Letter, application and resume with salary history & references
Japanese American National Museum
Attn: Human Resources
Re: Web Technologist
100 N. Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Fax (213) 830-5673
No Phone Calls Please
Open until filled