I've corrected this entry:

Best of luck with the search!


On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Delphine Khanna <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> (Apologies for cross-posting)
> (Note: an incorrect version of this posting was picked up by "code4lib
> jobs" two days ago. Please disregard that former incorrect version.)
> Senior Digital Library Application Developer
> The Temple University Libraries are seeking a creative and energetic
> individual to fill the position of Senior Digital Library Application
> Developer.  Temple’s federated library system serves an urban research
> university with over 1,800 full-time faculty and a student body of
> 36,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation.  For more
> information about Temple and Philadelphia, visit
> Reporting to the Head of the Digital Library Initiatives Department,
> and working closely with other members of the Digital Library
> Infrastructure Group, the Senior Digital Library Application Developer
> will play a leading role in designing and implementing the software
> layer to support Temple's digital library services. He/she will
> perform the following duties: gather requirements and develop
> specifications for digital library projects, working closely with
> digital object creators and managers to understand their needs.
> Architect, implement, test, and deploy those projects. Evaluate, and
> recommend potential toolkits and open source applications for
> inclusion in the technology stack. Collaborate with the Library
> Technology Services Department as well as Campus-wide Computing
> Services, especially with staff focusing on server and storage
> administration.  Maintain digital library architecture,
> troubleshooting issues whenever they arise. Maintain awareness of
> community-wide developments in the realm of digital library software
> and infrastructure. Write and maintain documentation for overall
> architecture and code. May supervise junior programmers (part-time
> student employees or full-time staff). Serve on the Digital Library
> Infrastructure Group. Perform other duties as assigned.
> Required Education and Experience:
> BS in Computer Science or related field, and at least two (2) years of
> relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
> experience.
> Required Skills and Abilities:
> *Demonstrated experience with application development in at least one
> major programming language like Java.
> *Demonstrated experience with web-based development and software
> integration, for instance using REST APIs.
> *Demonstrated experience with Unix/Linux, including basic
> administration, shell scripting, working with protocols like NFS and
> CIFS, and basic data storage management.
> *Demonstrated ability to perform effective code testing.
> *Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage projects.
> *Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work in a
> collaborative team-based environment, and to communicate well with IT
> and non-IT staff
> *Demonstrated ability to write clear documentation.
> Preferred:
> *Experience with managing digital objects and delivering them to end
> users (including text, image, audio, and video).
> *Working with authentication and authorization technologies, including
> *Knowledge of XML/XSLT, and a scripting language like PHP.
> *Experience with metadata and digital object transformation and
> repurposing.
> *Experience with a repository system like Fedora/Islandora, Dspace, or
> *Familiarity with digital library standards, such as, Dublin Core,
> *Familiarity with a Content Management System like Drupal would be a plus.
> *Experience working with Open Source software; experience with version
> control, test-driven development, and continuous integration
> techniques.
> *Experience managing junior programmers (student workers or full-time
> staff).
> *Experience working in an Agile project management environment.
> *Experience with software development in an academic library or higher
> education setting.
> To apply:
> To apply for this position, please visit, click on
> Jobs@Temple, and search for job number TU-15969.  For full
> consideration, please submit your completed electronic application,
> along with a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will
> begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
> Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
> with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.
> --
> Delphine Khanna, Head of Digital Library Initiatives
> Temple University Library (
> Samuel L. Paley Library, Room 113, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122
> Tel: 215-204-4768 | Fax: 215-204-5201 | Email: [log in to unmask]