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Academic Support PBB, Educational Specialist, Content Management
System/Institutional Repository (CMS/IR) Specialist,
READVERTISEMENT,position number 778216T, UHM Library Serv, (Manoa),
temporary, generalfunds, available 11/06.
Duties: Under the direction of the Head of Desktop Network Services, as
CMS/IR Specialist, provides support and application development of content
Prepares test plans and documentation.
Clarifies end user issues, evaluating possible solutions, implementing
Provides recommendations on metadata and/or content taxonomy structure
required for effective access to electronic publications and digital
Works with data contributors and end users throughout the campus,
troubleshooting functional/technical application and metadata-related
Assists contributors with improving workflow and quality of metadata
Works with a librarian/IT team on a variety of applications which
support a broad array of services.
Minimum qualifications: Possession of a baccalaureate degree
in information technology, library or archive related program and 2
year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with
responsibilities for information technology projects of a similar nature
to the responsibilities and required abilities of this position and
relevant experience in a library or archive; or equivalent
education/training or experience.
Considerable working knowledge of
principles, practices and techniques in the support and application
development of digital content management system(s) as demonstrated by the
broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving
concepts, principles and methodologies. Considerable working knowledge and
understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and
theories and systems associated with digital institutional repositories.
Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through
the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the
cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an
effective, innovative and timely manner.
Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas
clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of
reports and other materials. Demonstrated ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with internal and external
organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word
Demonstrated ability to learn new application packages and skills
quickly, make connections, integrate disparate data. Demonstrated
ability to independently recognize and determine underlying and/or
related issues when problem solving and resolve complex hardware &
software configuration and functionality issues Demonstrated ability to
prioritize tasks responsibly and document decisions and procedures.
Desirable qualifications: Exposure to content management system(s).
Knowledge of one or more of the following: Perl, Apache, PHP, XML, Unix
Experience with open source applications and/or systems that use
cataloging and/or metadata description.
Experience with exporting databases/converting data into web driven
Experience with non-MARC metadata schema, standards, best practices,
and their application (e.g., Dublin Core, EAD, geospatial metadata,
METS, OAI); knowledge of MARC bibliographic format(s).
Experience working in an academic library and/or in a collaborative
environment in an institution of higher education or similar
To apply: Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and
desirable qualifications, UH Form 64 , names of 3 professional references,
and resume to Personnel Officer. Official transcripts (copies acceptable;
however, official transcripts will be required upon hire). All applications
must be postmarked by the closing date.
Application address: Personnel Officer, 2550 McCarthy Mall,
Honolulu, HI 96822 Inquiries: 808-956-7207
Closing date: Nov-02-2006