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Analyst Programmer, Oregon State University Libraries and Press
Under the direction of the Director for Emerging Technology & Services, the person in this position advances the Libraries’ strategic plan by working on the OSU Libraries’ and Press’ web programming initiatives including the development and programming of new initiatives, as well as enhancing, managing, assessing and administering existing initiatives like Library a la Carte, an open-source content management system developed at OSU Libraries, the Library’s discovery tools, such as Summon, and mobile projects. The person filling this position will supervise a team of student programmers, and will provide direction in usability and sociability for the library’s web presence as well as supporting the general programming needs for the Libraries.
This position is critical to the Press and Library’s outreach and engagement missions as well as internal department administration and collaboration. The applicant should have excellent communication skills, work well independently as well as in team settings, and be able to assimilate and communicate new technologies quickly.
The Analyst Programmer works on the development and support of our web programming initiatives by:
• Developing and articulating ideas for use and function of library tools, mobile web and improvement in HCI through discussions with faculty, staff, students and clientele
• Making suggested modifications and maintaining functionality of various projects on an on-going basis
• Communicating goals and uses of web initiatives to faculty, staff, students and clientele
• Training and supporting individuals and groups on the use of our developed web initiatives, project management and content authorship, review and publication tools.
Some travel and evening and weekend work may be required in order to launch updates and new projects, make presentations off campus and/or travel to meetings and conferences.
3-4 student employees
Required: BA/BS in computer science or related field; or equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Required: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; previous programming experience with Ruby on Rails, PHP (or other server side programming languages) and SQL; Experience working with APIs, mobile technologies, and web services (REST, SOAP); Experience designing, developing, and optimizing MySQL databases; Experience with Unix based environments, including deploying LAMP stack applications, trouble-shooting, and familiarity with common command line operations; and experience with developing program implementation plans and document projects.
Preferred: Experience writing web and accessibility compliant CSS/HTML; experience with Drupal development; Experience working with large existing code bases and/or open-source projects; familiarity with graphic design; experience/expertise with HCI, usability, and standards compliance testing; experience working with non-technical staff.
OSU and Corvallis
Oregon State University is one of only two American universities to hold the Land-, Sea-, Sun- and Space-Grant designations and is the only Oregon institution recognized for its "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Corvallis is located 90 miles south of Portland, and has been recognized as one of the best college towns, one of the top ten places to live, and ranked #1 on the Environmental Protection Agency's national list of Green Power Communities.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is between $45,000 - $55,000 dependent upon experience.
Benefit details can be found here - http://www.ous.edu/dept/hr/benefits<http://www.ous.edu/dept/hr/benefits>
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Information Technology Consultant
Oregon State University Libraries