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Jeesh!

1) I hire Web developers -- I don't expect them to write the Web from
scratch.

2) Why not develop a new repository system? It's not like the ones that
are available are so perfect they can't be reinvented.

Priscilla Caplan
FCLA

On 9/27/2011 1:33 PM, Colford, Scot wrote:
> Not developing from scratch, mind you.
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> This position will be working closely with the other position posted for
> Web Services Developer, the rest of the Web Services and Digital Projects
> teams already at the BPL, and the staffs of other Massachusetts libraries
> participating the Digital Commonwealth project.
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> Don't you worry about us, Roy. ;-)
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> Scot Colford
> Web Services Manager
> Boston Public Library
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> Phone 617.859.2399
> Mobile 617.592.8669
> Fax 617.536.7558
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> On 9/27/11 11:58 AM, "Roy Tennant" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> So BPL is developing its own digital repository system? Mind if I ask
>> why? And are you throwing anything else at it beyond this one
>> developer?
>> Roy
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Colford, Scot <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Digital
>>> Library Repository Developer position. The successful candidate will
>>> develop and maintain the core technical infrastructure for a digital
>>> object repository and library system that will be used by Massachusetts
>>> libraries, archives, historical societies, and museums to store and
>>> deliver digital resources to users across the State and beyond.
>>> Competitive benefits. Salary:  $62,053 - 83,770, DOQ.
>>>
>>>
>>> MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
>>>
>>>
>>> EDUCATION
>>>
>>> Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from an accredited college or
>>> university with a focus on programming, applications development, and
>>> scripting languages. Preferred degree or coursework in
>>> Library/Information
>>> Science.
>>>
>>>
>>> EXPERIENCE
>>>
>>>  , A minimum of 4 years experience of significant development experience
>>> in an object oriented environment such as Ruby, Python, or Java.
>>>
>>>  ,        Strong working knowledge of XML/XSLT.
>>>
>>>  ,       Demonstrated familiarity with image, audio, video, and text
>>> file
>>> formats - especially as they relate to digital library standards,
>>> encoding/decoding/transcoding, and related metadata schemas.
>>>
>>>  ,       Demonstrated familiarity with semantic web/RDF components such
>>> as SPARQL, FOAF, and OWL.
>>>
>>>  ,       Demonstrated familiarity and comfort working with various
>>> operating systems such as UNIX/Linux, Windows, and Mac OSX.
>>>
>>>  ,      Significant experience working in LAMP and/or WAMP stacks,
>>> preferably on virtualized and/or cloud-computing platforms.
>>>
>>>  ,       Experience with open-source repository systems such as Fedora,
>>> Greenstone, or D-Space and affiliated projects and service providers
>>> such
>>> as Hydra, Islandora, and Duraspace.
>>>
>>>  ,       Demonstrated project management experience.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> REQUIREMENTS ? Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as
>>> required by the job
>>>
>>>
>>> RESIDENCY ? Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day
>>> of
>>> hire.
>>>
>>>
>>> CORI ? Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information
>>> check with the City of Boston
>>>
>>>
>>> Complete job description and application available at:
>>> www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.asp
>>>
>>>
>>> DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: October 9, 2011
>>>
>>>
>>> In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal
>>> opportunity will be afforded to all applicants regardless of race,
>>> color,
>>> sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual
>>> orientation, marital status, ex-offender status, prior psychiatric
>>> treatment or military status.
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>> Scot Colford
>>> Web Services Manager
>>> Boston Public Library
>>>
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>> Phone 617.859.2399
>>> Mobile 617.592.8669
>>> Fax 617.536.7558
>>>