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POSITION: TRLN Endeca Implementation Librarian
*12-month Fixed Term Appointment*
AVAILABLE: March 1, 2007
The Triangle Research Libraries Network seeks a motivated, innovative,
collaborative, and knowledgeable individual to work with the member
libraries to develop a next-generation consortial library catalog. The
position offers an excellent opportunity to work with talented staff
across four research institutions. The new catalog will be based on the
award-winning Endeca Information Access Platform and will greatly
enhance access to the combined TRLN resources.
The TRLN Endeca Implementation Librarian will serve as technical lead
for the implementation of a shared library catalog across the
collections of the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), Duke
University, North Carolina State University, and North Carolina Central
University. The Implementation Librarian will work directly with
cross-institutional teams to identify data and user interface
requirements, and with technical staff at Endeca to implement the
capabilities of the system. The Implementation Librarian will also be
responsible for building back-end server processes and developing the
front-end user interface (Java).
ALA-accredited Masters degree or an equivalent combination of relevant
education and experience
Experience programming with Java
Knowledge of library metadata formats, particularly MARC
Facility with Unix/Linux operating system in a server environment
Working knowledge of a scripting language
Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative
Experience creating Java web applications using a JSP/Java
Experience with Perl scripting language
Demonstrated project management skills
Familiarity with integrated library systems
TRIANGLE RESEARCH LIBRARIES NETWORK
Founded in 1977 and based on cooperation among academic research
libraries of the Research Triangle dating back to 1933, Triangle
Research Libraries Network is a resource-sharing consortium consisting
of Duke University, North Carolina Central University (NCCU), North
Carolina State University (NCSU), and the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill). The libraries of the four institutions
encompass collections of professional schools in business, law, and
health sciences, in addition to major research resources in the
humanities, social sciences, engineering, sciences, and technology. The
member libraries have combined holdings approaching twelve million
volumes, employ over a thousand staff, and have budgets totaling in
excess of sixty million dollars.
THE UNIVERSITY AND THE LIBRARIES
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosts the TRLN offices
and is the countrys oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an
enrollment of approximately 27,000 students, employs more than 3,100
faculty, offers 77 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in
dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and law; and the Library collections
include over 5.7 million volumes. The Library is a member of the
Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries,
the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) and SOLINET.
The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work
in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational,
cultural and intellectual activities. The mountains and the seashore are
each less than a half-days drive from Chapel Hill.
The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and is
strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This is a twelve-month fixed term appointment with the possibility of a
one year renewal. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and
State or optional retirement plan.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2007. Applications
will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications may be submitted electronically or in print. Send a letter
of application, a resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers
of three professional references to:
TRLN Endeca Implementation Librarian
c/o Tiffany Allen, Personnel Librarian
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB #3900, 213 Davis Library
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890
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