Apologies for cross-postings The Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University has reopened the search for a System Administrator/Programmer for the Library Digital Programs (LDP). The LDP at Hopkins develops digital collections, services and infrastructure to support research, learning, dissemination and preservation, and includes the R&D group, the Digital Knowledge Center. Given recent grant funding, the term for this position has been extended to three years with the possibility of further support (as described in the position description below). Please share this job description with anyone who you feel would be qualified and interested in applying. I have enclosed the position description and job URL below. Thank you. Sayeed Sayeed Choudhury Associate Director for Library Digital Programs Hodson Director of the Digital Knowledge Center Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University [log in to unmask] http://ldp.library.jhu.edu Position URL: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?req_id=19061 This position will provide systems administration and, to a lesser extent, programming support for the Library Digital Programs' (LDP) multi-platform - primarily Mac OS X and Linux, but also some Windows - environment. Responsibilities include installing, configuring, maintaining, and securing multi-platform workstations, servers, and clients; installing and configuring various database, Java, and digital library software (e.g., DSpace*, Fedora**); supporting software development and deployment for the LDP; upgrading operating system software; managing system performance, backups, and storage allocation; integrating and monitoring services across multiple platforms; programming support for optimizing system performance; and contacting software/hardware vendors and developers, as appropriate and needed. The Sheridan Libraries encompass the Milton S. Eisenhower Library and its collections at the John Work Garrett Library, the George Peabody Library, and the Albert D. Hutzler Undergraduate Reading Room. Its primary constituency is the students and faculty in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Professional Studies in Business & 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. The Sheridan Libraries have now secured sufficient funds to support this position for three years. It is our goal to fund this as a long-term, ongoing position. We continue to work on identifying funds to support this goal. Relevant URLs include: http://dspace.org/ http://www.fedora.info/ Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field with 2+ years related experience; additional experience may be substituted for educational requirements. The candidate will support a variety of applications and services running on Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows. Many of these services will be based on Java technologies. Individual must work closely with other staff in the Library Digital Programs, Library Systems office, central IT department, and with external vendors and developers. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Position may require lifting of materials less than 50 pounds occasionally. Preferred Qualifications: Working experience with Tomcat, MySQL and PostgreSQL; programming experience in Unix shells, Java, and Perl; and knowledge or experience with libraries are desirable.