Collection Applications Developer
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This is a professional position in which the incumbent supports access to library collections by providing system administration for the library’s enterprise system, enhancing access to eResource collections and other external collection-related systems, as well as data migration and clean-up projects. The incumbent configures and customizes systems, optimizes system integrations, monitors and troubleshoots logs, tests upgrades, creates and manages user accounts for multiple systems, develops scripts and tools for administrative and collection related projects and works with vendors to resolve issues.
Examples of Work Performed:
Administers, troubleshoots, configures and develops the library enterprise system including cataloging, serials, ERM, acquisitions, reporting and UI.
Enhances system interoperability with external systems such as content platforms and sellers, online archives, bibliographic databases, resource sharing platforms, eResource providers and public vendors.
Tests modules for full functionality when new release is installed. Trains and provides technical support to enterprise system users and works with vendors on solutions.
Streamlines data migration and output workflows. Develops scripts and tools.
Enhances interfaces with scripts and other applications to aid in collection discovery.
Develops methods to request pre-approved tangible purchases from public interface based on vendor profile.
Provides technical and design solutions for collection interfaces.
Creates programming solutions for a wide variety of vendor-provided data in various metadata formats such as MARC, EDI, etc.
Develops solutions to maintaining and synching library holding data within multiple systems.
Reviews and implements new system functionality and works collaboratively with those effected.
Uses APIs from a variety of systems to pull and match data as needed for analysis.
Compares local holdings with cooperative collections such as Hathitrust and OCLC using their APIs.
Analyzes logs to detect improvements and needs.
Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and
included by the hiring Department.
1. Administers, troubleshoots, configures and develops the library enterprise system.
2. Provides technical support, customizations and interface improvements for collection discovery-related interfaces.
3. Enhances interoperability with collection-related systems, eResource providers and public vendors.
4. Provides data migration, clean-up, analysis and compilation.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.
Special instructions to applicants
Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.
Applicants are encouraged to provide a portfolio of their development work with explanations detailing the applicant’s role on the project. Include links to the projects if available.
An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.
Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.
All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
$50,441 - $64,725/yearly
Professional / Administrative