Programmer/Analyst (5337BR) - XML Metadata and Interface Specialist
Division of Libraries - NYU
New York University seeks a Programmer/Analyst to join the Digital Library Program as a specialist in XML metadata and interface design and development. The successful candidate will have a strong background in digital library development with a focus on the following areas:
- Detailed current knowledge of important library standards and protocols such as METS, MODS, EAD, PREMIS, MARC, SRW/U, Z39.50, DC, OAI-PMH, TEI, LCSH, AACR2, VRACore.
- Recent development experience with XML technologies such as XSLT, XSL-FO, XQuery, XSD, Cocoon, and XML databases and search engines.
- Some experience with developing and deploying web applications using technologies such as Java/JSP, Perl CGI, Ruby on Rails.
In this role the successful candidate will design and develop systems that extract, generate or otherwise acquire metadata in XML form, process and store that metadata and then expose or deliver it to other systems or to users via web interfaces. The successful candidate will work with other developers to provide interfaces that integrate digital library and traditional library systems, and to design and develop user interfaces for digital library services. They will also work with librarians and other metadata creators and owners to provide interfaces for the creation and management of metadata for their collections.
Applicants should submit resume and cover letter, which reflects how applicant’s education and experience match job requirements. All applications should be submitted through NYU's application management system:
At this page click on "External Applicants" then "Search Openings." Type 5337BR in the "Keyword Search" field and select search. NYU offers a generous benefit package including 22 days of vacation annually.
NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
NYU, founded in 1831, is the largest private university in the United States with an enrollment of approximately 48,000 students.
The University, which includes 14 schools and colleges, occupies six major centers in Manhattan and has various programs around the world. NYU’s Division of Libraries is
currently ranked 17th
within the 2002-03 ARL membership criteria index. NYU’s Division of Libraries provides library automation services for the member libraries of The Research Library Association of South Manhattan, which includes the three libraries of the New School University Library system and the library of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
The catalog contains over 4.5 million volumes, and also includes records for the New York School of Interior Design and The New-York Historical Society.
The Library’s website URL is http://library.nyu.edu
Head, Digital Library Program
New York University, Division of Libraries
70 Washington Square South, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012