A wide range of student- and faculty-centered services are the cornerstone of the Libraries’ integral role in the University of North Texas community. As the most-used service on campus and an essential component of education and research at the University of North Texas, the Libraries offer access to an abundant collection of more than 6 million items (print and digital) along with expert personnel to assist patrons in achieving their academic and scholarly goals. We provide innovative and inclusive programs and support to enhance the intermingling of teaching, learning, and research at UNT.
The Digital Libraries Division supports the UNT Libraries with guidance, software development, digital preservation, and other digital services. Through collaborative efforts such as The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library we freely provide digital content to a worldwide audience. Our software development team builds these products with open source components and open, standards-based protocols and formats.
Working with Python, the Django web framework, and other open source components, develops, maintains, and tests Digital Libraries application frameworks and infrastructure. Provides programming support for the development of digital library initiatives, including The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library. Working collaboratively with other programmers and technologists, provides documentation and technical support, and assists with planning and implementing digital projects in the UNT Libraries.
Bachelor’s Degree with coursework in computing or information systems and one year of related computing or programming work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Knowledge of the methods and equipment used in electronic data processing.
• Skill in writing programs for computer applications.
• Ability to analyze problems and develop solutions.
Demonstrated desire to learn new tool sets and programming languages
Working knowledge of open source tools and environments
Working knowledge of version control systems
Working knowledge of Python, Ruby, or PHP
We want to emphasize that the preferred qualifications are not required and that we are committed to helping our future colleague develop these preferred skills. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering diverse inclusive and equitable libraries to apply.
We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, especially people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans and LGBTQ+ individuals.
TBA, M-F between 8am and 7pm. This role may be eligible for flexible scheduling and partial remote working.
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