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,  
Recent development experience with XML technologies such as XSLT, XSL- 
FO, XQuery, XSD, Cocoon, and XML databases and search engines.
Recent experience designing and developing web-based user interfaces  
using technologies such as XHTML, Javascript, AJAX, Web Services.
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  

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  

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

James Bullen
Head, Digital Library Program
New York University, Division of Libraries
70 Washington Square South, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012