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Vacancy: IT Projects Manager, Digital Humanities Observatory (DHO)
1 Year - Fixed Term Contract

Applications are invited for a one year fixed term contract position of IT Projects Manager to the DHO.  The DHO is designing, constructing, and hosting a digital repository of humanities research.  This joint national platform, funded under Cycle 4 of PRTLI, is being constructed for the RIA and its partners to provide for the building, coordination and dissemination of humanities research, teaching and training at an all-island level. Reporting to the DHO Director, the IT Projects Manager will be responsible for :

    * provision of technical foresight and project management for a variety of DHO partner projects from various institutions created for inclusion in a federated Fedora Commons Repository,
    * the development, implementation, management and maintenance of web applications (this includes the Drupal based DHO portal and research database [DRAPIer], and the Fedora Commons Repository),
    * day-to-day management and technical foresight of the IT functions of the DHO including:
          o delivery of network, operational and technical services of the DHO
          o a certain level of software development for DHO applications.

The IT Projects Manager will have a third-level degree or equivalent in a relevant IT discipline and a minimum of five years’ experience in an information systems development role. Previous experience of project management and staff management experience are essential. 

Further information and details of the application process are available here The closing date for applications is Friday 7th May 2010 at 4 p.m.

The Royal Irish Academy is an equal opportunities employer


Susan Schreibman, PhD
Digital Humanities Observatory
Pembroke House
28-32 Upper Pembroke Street
Dublin 2, Ireland

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