Develop, implement and manage the library's database projects ranging from
designing database applications and user interface to usability testing and
collecting statistics for further assessment.
Support the library's overall Web environment. Work as the primary software
and technical support in the library to facilitate effective workflow, local
content creation and information dissemination.
Develop and maintain database driven web pages to better manage library's
homepage and web presence.
Provide general technical support in the library with particular focus on
software and/or database applications.
Create and manage the on-going operations of library's local content
Work with librarians and staff to coordinate and facilitate interactions
between library's commercial software such as but not limited to the online
catalog, SFX/MetaLib and the locally created databases such as faculty
publications web site, dissertation databases, etc.
When appropriate, determine performance problems, recommend and/or implement
information technology solutions in the library.
Develop, install, and maintain library software applications on technical
platforms supported by the University.
Prepare related reports and summaries.
Perform other duties, as assigned.
Associate degree in a computer related field plus two years relevant
experience; a BA/BS degree in computer science or related discipline; or the
combination of education and experience that enables the performance of all
aspects of the position.
Strong relational database design and programming experience (particularly
PHP/MySQL and/or PERL for web-based interfaces).
Prior experience creating, modifying and/or adopting Open Source software
related general or digital library operations, eg. D-Space, ePrint, MDID image
Strong Linux/Unix server administration experience (preferably also some
knowledge of Windows server environment.)
Experience and/or strong interest in digital library or archival digitization
Knowledge of library services and operations.
Strong communication skills.
Good record and/strong interest in team projects.
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