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Job: Digital Assets Support Specialist at York University

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Digital Assets Support Specialist
York University
Toronto

Posting Number: YUSA-9899

Position Title: Digital Assets Support Specialist

Department: Library Computing Services

Affiliation: YUSA

Band: 15

Salary: $70,681

Duration: Continuing Full-Time

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

  
Purpose:

This position provides ongoing technical support and maintenance to the York
University Digital Library, York University Libraries' Islandora based
preservation repository. Islandora is an open source digital repository system
based on Fedora Commons, Drupal, and Apache Solr. Technical support and
maintenance may include designing and implementing York University Libraries'
customizations to Islandora, maintenance and bug fixes, upgrading various
components of York University Digital Library, providing user support, and
contributing to the Islandora and Fedora Commons open source communities. This
Position will work as a part of a team that includes the staff of the Digital
Scholarship Group and Library Technical Services to develop and expand support
for digital scholarship, digital repository services, discovery tools, and
related critical library services.

  
Education:

University degree in computer science, math, or related field.

  
Experience:

Minimum 7 years related software development experience with exposure to
library applications or higher education setting.

  
Responsibilities:

PROGRAMMING:

a) In collaboration with the Digital Scholarship Leads and Library Computer
Services (LCS), develop, troubleshoot, test, customize, maintain, and support
the York University Digital Library b) Work collaboratively with the Digital
Scholarship Unit to aid in the preparation and testing of upgrades to the York
University Digital Library c) Document all coding changes and updates using
version control software and procedures d) Work collaboratively with the
Digital Scholarship Unit, Archives and Special Collections to create, support
and enhance batch ingest workflows (bulk data loading of digital assets) e)
Work collaboratively to support digital projects and develop new initiatives
f) Participate in monthly Islandora 7.x-2.x (CLAW) software development
sprints g) In collaboration with the Digital Assets Librarian design, develop,
and implement Islandora for York University use-cases h) In collaboration with
the Digital Assets Librarian implement an Islandora 1.x to Islandora 2.x
migration. Percentage of time: 60%

  
USER COMMUNITY SUPPORT:

a) Monitor and respond to emails and provide support for digital projects
including York University Digital Library by responding to technical,
instructional and directional queries from the user community b) Liaise with
York and the broader community to provide technical support for digital
projects c) Assist with updating documentation, and create original
documentation d) Participate in various committees such as Islandora Technical
committee and Fedora Technical committee e) Monitor and contribute to the
Islandora Community: monitors and responds to project mailing lists, attends
project and technical meetings, monitors and vet bug-tracker issues, reviews
and commits code contributions, ensures code contributions are properly
licensed, guides and mentors new committers. Percentage of time: 35%

  
Other related duties as assigned. Percentage of time: 5%

  
Contacts:

Type: Library Computing Services staff, Digital Assets Librarian, Islandora
Community (external), Fedora Community (external), Librarians/faculty, Library
support staff, other technical support staff.

Purpose: : Project specification and requirements, project leadership, project
updates, team coordination and support, end-user feedback.

  
Type: Library Computing Services staff, Digital Assets Librarian, Islandora
Community (external), Fedora Community (external), Librarians/faculty, Library
support staff, other technical support staff.

Purpose: Project specification and requirements, project leadership, project
updates, team coordination and support, end-user feedback.

  
Communications:

English

  
 Basic reading skills
(eg. Scanning text, reading forms, etc)

 Basic writing skills
(eg. Writing brief notes, completing forms, etc.)

 Comprehends written
material (eg. Asking & answering simple or repetitive questions, etc.)

 Write non-complex
documents (eg. Extracting information/details, reading reports/correspondence,
etc.)

 Sustains
conversation on specific topics (eg. Explains standard
policies/procedures/services, etc.)

 Comprehends complex
texts (eg. Reading & interpreting policy papers/research papers/technical
reports, etc.)

 Composes documents
(eg. Drafting reports/recommendations/research papers/summaries, etc.)

 Sustains in-depth
conversation (eg. Interpreting & expressing complicated ideas, making
presentations, etc.)

  
Physical & Sensory Demands/Environmental Conditions:

VDT use: 70%

Prolonged visual attention: 60%

Prolonged audio attention: 30%

Hand/finger dexterity: 60%

Prolonged Standing: 5%

Prolonged sitting: 60%

Lifting and/or carrying: 5% (Approximate weight: 11lbs)

  
Skills:

Knowledge of current web development standards and cross platform
compatibility and accessibility techniques; Experience with SOAP and/or REST
an asset; Excellent oral and written skills to communicate with technical and
non-technical individuals and prepare project documentation to support
training and best practices encoding guidelines; excellent computer
programming skills using a variety of languages; ability to work effectively
as a member of a team; ability to work effectively under pressure; commitment
to exercising tact and diplomacy; ability to deal calmly and effectively with
people; attends accurately to details; ability to take initiative and meet
short/long term deadlines; keeps up-to-date with computer systems
developments; good organizational skills; maintains confidentiality.

  
SKILLS MATRIX:

Operating Systems: Unix/Linux (advanced)

Programming Languages: Shell scripting (intermediate), Java script
(intermediate), Java (intermediate) PHP (advanced)

XML: RDF (intermediate) XSLT (advanced), XPath (advanced), XQuery
(Intermediate)

Database Management: PostgreSQL, MySQL

Applications: Apache Karaf (basic level), Apache/Tomcat (intermediate level),
GIT (intermediate level), Word Processing (basic level) email (basic level),
MARC 21 (basic level), Fedora Repository 3 (intermediate), Fedora Repository 4
(intermediate), Islandora (advanced), PREMIS (basic level) Mods (basic level),
Dublin Core (basic), Drupal (advanced) Drush (intermediate), Vagrant
(intermediate)

  
Additional Notes:

Please note: This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of
degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions
and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.

  
Cover Letter Required: Yes

  
Dates:

Internal Posting Date: May 4, 2016

Internal Application Deadline: May 11, 2016

  
Extended Posting Date: May 16, 2016

Extended Application Deadline: May 27, 2016

  
External Posting Date: May 16, 2016

External Application Deadline: May 27, 2016

  
Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted
deadline date.

  
Thank you for your interest in a career with York University. To apply, please
ensure that:

  
 You have submitted a
complete application package (application form*, resume and covering letter)
by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date. When emailing your application
package, ensure that you have attached the resume, cover letter, and
application form to your email.

 A complete
application package has been submitted for each job posting you are applying
for.

 You have quoted the
appropriate posting number on your application form and in the subject line of
your email. Please keep the posting number and position description for future
reference or inquiries.

 Your application
package is submitted in one of the following formats: Microsoft Word (.doc),
or Adobe (.pdf). If you do not have access to the above programs, you may
submit your resume and covering letter in plain text format (.txt). Please
note the application form cannot be saved in this format.

  
Applications are to be submitted to: [log in to unmask]

  
The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including
individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women,
persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal
persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups
protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment
equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

  
York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its
recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job
opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please
note, due to the high volume of applications received only those selected for
an interview will be contacted.



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