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The Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) at the University of Michigan
is seeking two programmer/analysts for 2-year term appointments, with the
possibility of renewal. These positions will be involved in developing
applications in support of text-based digital collections, such as Early
English Books Online or the Making of America; digital archival finding
aids; or metadata services such as OAIster. The full posting and
instructions for applying can be found at:
Do a "detailed search" for Job ID 2966.
1) Design, develop, implement, and maintain tools and applications for use
in support of digital libraries at the University of Michigan. Primarily
involved in development of DLXS, the digital library software developed at
the University of Michigan and in use at over 25 other institutions.
2) Assist in troubleshooting software problems.
3) Assist DLXS customers with implementation of DLXS software.
4) Write documentation, attend project meetings; participate in relevant
conference and meeting presentations.
5) Other projects as assigned
* Bachelor's degree in computer science, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience;
* Extensive knowledge of and experience with perl development;
* Demonstrated experience with database technology such as MySQL.
* Demonstrated experience with SGML/XML and related technologies and
* Demonstrated experience programming CGI programs for accessing databases
via the WWW;
* Facility with UNIX
* Ability to work with a team of developers in a diverse work environment;
* Excellent verbal and written skills
* Knowledge and use of protocols such as Open Archives Initiative-Protocol
for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH), SRU, and OpenURL; library metadata
standards such as METS, MARC, and Dublin Core; encoding formats such as TEI
and EAD; character encoding standards such as Unicode; and image formats
such as TIFF and JPEG2000.
* Knowledge and use of version control systems in software development
Please contact me with any questions. Thanks,
Head, Digital Library Production Service
300 Hatcher North
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1205
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