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University Libraries of Notre Dame invite applications for the position
Senior Technical Consultant Analyst. Reporting to the Electronic
Resources Librarian, Head of the Electronic Resources & Serials Access
Department, the Senior Analyst will be participate in team-based
development and support of projects to enhance access to library
electronic databases and services for the Notre Dame community.

TITLE: Senior Technical Consultant Analyst
DEPARTMENT:  Electronic Resources & Serials Access
RATE: $41,637 - $70,045 per year
FLSA Status: Exempt

POSTING DATE: August 12, 2005. Applications will be accepted until
September 2, 2005.

Database and programming enhancements for access to electronic resources
* Assists in development of mySQL database, PERL and PHP programming
solutions to facilitate access to electronic resources as needed.
Examples of library services with custom development are OSCR electronic
reserves, electronic products management database, the eJournal Locator
service, PURL (persistent URL) database solution for better distributed
URL management.

Technical Support for electronic databases, including access tools
* Shared management of the library proxy server in order to ensure
uninterrupted remote access for users to Library maintained electronic
databases and journals.
* Configuration and authentication of Web-based research database
products owned and leased by the Libraries. Liaison with
providers/publishers to resolve database-related access problems.
* Provides excellent support and assistance for patron and library staff
access to electronic databases from all platforms (shared responsibility)
* Acquires in-depth knowledge of electronic research and reference
resources provided by the Libraries.
* Provides user support for Endnote configuration and use.  May help
with workshops and documentation.

    Usage Statistics Management for Databases
* Acquires and manages database use statistics in electronic form. Plans
enhancements of statistics management to enable better analysis of usage
patterns for databases and journals in electronic formats. Supervises
student workers for statistics entry responsibilities.
* Will contribute to development of database management of database
usage statistics, within framework of larger statistics management needs
of libraries

This position participates in work of electronic resources working
groups and committees as appropriate. Attends workshops and conferences
when possible to expand knowledge of electronic resources enhancements.

Bachelor's Degree, preferably in IT area.
The successful candidate will have
- Demonstrated working experience with Web programming/scripting tools
such as PHP and Perl, markup tools including XML, HTML including CSS,
and with mySQL database design and management.
- Solid knowledge of microcomputer operating systems, especially Windows
XP. Evidence of wide application experience, particularly Excel.
- Network file management skills and familiarity with TCP/IP protocols.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Must be
able to work collaboratively and creatively with diverse groups. Able to
manage shifting priorities in fast-paced environment; excellent
organization skills. Ability to effectively communicate technical
information to individuals who lack a technical background.

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 8.00 am - 5.00 pm., 12 months/40 hours.

The University of Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

*ENVIRONMENT: *The University of Notre Dame is a national Catholic
teaching and research university enriched with a diversified faculty,
located in Northern Indiana ninety miles from Chicago. On a highly
residential campus, approximately 8,200 undergraduates and 3,100
graduate students pursue a broad range of studies. The University
Libraries house approximately 3 million volumes within the main Hesburgh
Library and seven branch libraries and currently subscribe to nearly
17,000 serials. The Libraries have a dynamic staff of 198 including 48

*APPLICATIONS: *To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three
references to:
Michelle Stenberg
Library Administrative Offices
221 Hesburgh Library
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556.
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*Application deadline:* Electronic submission of application documents
is strongly encouraged. Initial review of applications will begin on
September 2, 2005 and continue until a successful candidate is chosen.
The University of Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer strongly committed to diversity. We value qualified candidates
who can bring to our community a variety of backgrounds.