Manager, GALILEO Knowledge Repository

The Galileo Knowledge Repository (GKR) Manager is a repository professional responsible for the daily project management and overall development of the GKR as a service in Georgia. It is a three-year, IMLS-funded position residing at the Georgia Tech Library and Information Center, reporting to its Associate Director for Technology and Resource Services. The Manager will work closely with the grant project PIs (2), the liaisons at each partner institution (6), and the GKR committees. S/he will perform promotion and outreach activities as well as train and advise institutions with hosted IRs on metadata standards, submission to DSpace, copyright issues, and identifying and creating digital content. Partner training sessions will be conducted by the GKR Manager, with assistance by members of the GKR committees; they will be conducted virtually and onsite at the partner institutions. The GKR Manager also will provide guidance to the GKR Content Submission Service. These activities will be targeted at groups of partner institutions’ faculty, librarians, and archivists at the seven GKR partner sites. The Manager will be a resource and lead the training program offered to others involved or interested in statewide and consortial IR initiatives. S/he will serve on the GKR committees – Steering, Technical, Content and Metadata, Outreach and Evaluation, and the Symposium and Workshop Committee. The GKR Manager will chair the Symposium and Workshop committee.

Required - ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent degree. Knowledge of current and emerging technologies in Web-based digital library services, particularly institutional repositories. Experience with traditional and emerging metadata standards, i.e. Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, or others. Knowledge of current digital library technologies, standards, and best practices. Knowledge of Web page development and of Web-authoring tools and HTML. Ability to provide effective individual and group training. Demonstrated ability to plan, initiate, and implement effective programs, projects, and services.   Excellent organizational skills with aptitude for complex analytical and detailed work.   Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment. Enthusiastic attitude toward consortial digital library work with multiple collaborators.

Preferred - Familiarity with script languages. Knowledge of developing interfaces for online resources like repositories. Demonstrated record of professional development.   Supervisory experience. Experience with DSpace repository software.

Salary is competitive and based on qualifications and experience. The minimum salary for this position is $46,000. Visit the Georgia Tech Human Resources page to view the benefits package.

As an ARL library supporting an institution with nearly 5,000 graduate students and over $300 million per year in research activity, Georgia Tech provides a platform that will challenge and engage creative leaders on the frontier of new ways to capture and manage intellectual content. Working with a team of librarians, the GT Library provides the operations needed to maintain the information resources required to support an exceptionally energetic academic enterprise.

The Library and Information Center, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, is central to the Institute's instructional and research programs. The Georgia Institute of Technology, with nearly 20,000 faculty, students, and staff is one of the nation's outstanding universities, with nationally recognized programs in science and engineering. The Library is a leader in library automation, participates in the statewide consortium, GALILEO, and provides access to an ever-increasing number of databases, electronic books and electronic journals.
Application Process:

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled.   Employment is contingent on proof of the legal right to work in the United States. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of five references to:
Sharon Baines, SPHR
HR Officer
Library and Information Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0900
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Systems Analyst II (DSpace Technical Lead)


Responsible for the technical management and development of four hosted DSpace sites, assisting with three existing DSpace repositories, and a searchable metadata repository site, as part of the GALILEO Knowledge Repository (GKR) project, the statewide digital repository of Georgia.

This position reports directly to the GKR Manager with a reporting relationship to the GT Library's Associate Director for Technology and Resource Services.

Testing, configuration, management, maintenance, and documentation of the DSpace instances, which also involves setting up each hosted DSpace instances local interface with branding graphics and community / collections structures work on the development, design, architecture, and maintenance of the GKR searchable metadata repository and use of the GKR-developed Collection Mapping Tool (open source) work with staff from the GKR partner institutions in the performance of the position’s duties.

A Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Three or more years of computer related experience, preferably in a library setting within a university environment. The successful candidate will have development experience, to include, XML, PHP, Perl, Python, and SQL. Prefer experience with XML environments and the use of XSLT, which is of primary concern in order to use the XSLT-based UI design application in DSpace (Manakin). Familiarity with LINUX, Apache and Tomcat are a plus. Ability to apply collaborative communications technologies, open source tools and emerging web technologies are highly desired. Ability to interact professionally with faculty, librarians and technical staff are essential, as well as good customer service and communication skills.
Hiring Range:

$46,800 to $59,660

This position is a 2-year Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) funded position and resides at the Georgia Tech Library and Information Center. It is a benefits eligible position for up to 2 years.

Selection process will include the successful completion of a pre-employment background screening.
Application Process:

Candidates must apply through the Georgia Tech Human Resources site for consideration. Please reference Job #: ACC8493.

Bill Anderson
Software Developer
Digital Library Development
Georgia Tech Library