Digital Technologist (ID 2757)
Miami University Libraries seeks self-motivated, innovative, customer-focused,
enthusiastic candidates to develop innovative ways to enhance library services
using digital technologies. The position will report to
Director of Library Information Technology but will work
closely with other departments and teams to identify requirements, implement,
and assess new digital services. Project portfolio will
include clients in a variety of academic library settings.
Provides leadership and expertise in developing library applications in
collaboration with library stakeholders including departments, teams, and
committees. Will work with client groups to identify
requirements, develop workflows and timelines, and implement solutions to
support emerging and cutting edge digital services. Clients
will include teams and departments from across the Miami University Libraries
system. Works closely with supervisor and the Library
executive team to prioritize projects and recommend strategies for
implementation. Advises supervisor and executive team on
emerging technologies in academic libraries and generates strategic
recommendations for a development roadmap for the Libraries digital services
and applications. Potential client projects may include
development of mobile apps, enhancement of technical
processing workflows, complex data and statistics reporting, web application
development, Intranet applications, consultation on
solutions for faculty digital scholarship projects, Feature
enhancement for open source platforms, etc.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
Demonstrated experience with application development in at least one major
programming language such as Ruby on Rails, PHP, and/or Java.
Demonstrated experience with MySQL or other database management systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of development of web applications in a LAMP (Linux,
Apache, MySQL and PHP) environment.
Experience with project requirements gathering.
Evidence of strong performance on project teams in both leadership and member
Strong organizational, project management and interpersonal skills,
demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team-based environment, and to
communicate well with IT and non-IT staff.
Commitment to responsive and innovative service.
Demonstrated ability to write clear documentation.
Knowledge of Library and information science standards, practices and tools,
Master's in Library and Information Science or related field.
Experience in an academic library technology position.
Experience with Library automation systems.
Familiarity with one or more metadata schemas.
Experience developing mobile web services and/or apps for mobile platforms
(iOS, Android etc).
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