Analyst Programmer 2
Posting:    03946
Classification:      C1464
Department:    Library
Opens:    2011-10-12
Closes:    2011-12-01
Salary:    $3766 - $6673 Per Month

o The University of Oregon Library invites applications for full-time 
Programmer Technical Lead (Analyst Programmer) in the Center for Media 
and Educational Technologies: Interactive Media. Exempt classified 
positions at UO, such as this one, earn straight-time pay for all hours 
o Please note that the posting has been revised 11/3/11. The job is the 
same but the description of duties have been rewritten and while the 
supplemental questions cover the same areas, they have been rephrased. 
Applicants who provided responses to the previous questions will be 
fully considered. The close date has been extended until 12/1/11; 
however it may be closed without notice any time after 11/14/11.
o This is a classified position represented by SEIU local 503, Oregon 
Public Employees Union.
o University of Oregon positions that are at least half-time are 
eligible for excellent benefits, including health and dental, 
employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an 
eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.
o Due to budgetary shortfalls, the person appointed to this position 
will be required to take unpaid furlough days between date of hire and 
June 30, 2013.
o This recruitment is open to any applicant who meets the qualifications 
listed below.

... a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in systems analysis and 
related programming support functions generally obtained by a bachelor's 
degree in computer science, or an equivalent amount of training and 
applied experience.

Position requires:

* Proven track record of success in object oriented programming and 
relational database design.
* Professional level proficiency in web development for cross-platform 
environments. Experience must include: MySQL, PHP, X/HTML, XML, 
JavaScript, and CSS.
* Demonstrated experience as a technical project lead.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to 
communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and 
cultures; experience translating technical processes and solutions into 
terms understandable by a non-technical audience.
* Ability to work well in a team environment with professionals from 
other disciplines. Must also work well independently with little 

Preferred qualifications:

* Experience with Wordpress, Drupal, and ActionScript3.
* At least one year's experience in mobile development/responsive design.
* Ability to quickly solve technical problems, learn new technologies, 
and work on multiple projects at once.
* Experience in configuring and troubleshooting development, staging, 
and production servers.
* Familiarity with quality assurance methodologies.
* Proven skills in writing technical documentation.
* Familiarity with principles and best practices in developing for web 
standards and accessibility.

This position provides high level programming expertise to analyze, 
design, develop, test, and implement complex web and software 
applications for use by the campus community. Duties include:
... leading the programming and modification of complex Web-based 
applications, databases and programs through the entire development 
lifecycle including testing and implementation.
... designing, analyzing and coding projects in MySQL, PHP, HTML, 
Javascript and other appropriate languages for use in the Web browser 
based environment.
... researching and developing emerging technologies in response to 
teaching and research needs at the UO.
... writing technical specifications, road-maps and documentation for 
all development projects.

To assist us in making the selection for this position, please respond 
to the following questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper. Number your 
responses to correspond to the questions and describe experience and 
training related to each item. Make sure experience and training 
described in your responses are included on your application.

1. List at least 4 web technologies that you are most proficient in (for 
example, PHP, JavaScript, ActionScript 3, CSS/HTML, MySQL, PostgreSQL, 
Content Management Systems, Frameworks, etc.) and state what you feel 
are the strengths and weaknesses of these technologies for web 
application development.

2. Describe your experience leading the technical development of a 
substantial web application or project.

3. Describe your experience working with project clients.

4. Please describe your project management experience including any 
experience you have had in planning assigning and reviewing the work of 

Submit all application materials, including Human Resources Job 
Application form, supplemental questions and other relevant materials to:

     Human Resources
     677 East 12th Ave., Suite 400
     5210 University of Oregon
     Eugene, OR 97403-5210

Human Resources Job Application must be filled out completely and turned 
in by the closing date or they will not be accepted. Make sure to keep a 
copy of your application packet for job interviews.

This announcement is available in alternate formats upon request. If you 
are a qualified applicant with a disability and need accommodation with 
the application process, please contact us for assistance.

Karen Estlund
Digital Library Services, Head
Oregon Digital Newspaper Program, Director
University of Oregon Libraries
Eugene, Oregon
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