Hi again!  By now, some of you will have seen our presentation on
ScholarSphere at #c4l13.  Wouldn't you love to work on making the 'sphere
even *less* janky?

This job will be open for one more week if you're interested.  Teleworkers
are welcome to apply.  Find us (in person or virtually) if you have


On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Michael J. Giarlo <
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi all,
> This position is still open, and we are now willing to consider a
> telecommuting arrangement depending on the candidate's experience and
> qualifications.  Come help us build non-janky repository applications named
> 'sphere'!
> -Mike
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 7:21 PM, <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Digital Library Technologies (DLT), a unit of Information Technology
>> Services
>> (ITS) at The Pennsylvania State University provides IT systems and
>> services to
>> support the teaching, research, and outreach mission of the University
>> Libraries and Penn State. DLT is seeking a Web Developer to be a member
>> of the
>> DLT Application and Repository Services team.
>> Successful candidate will be expected to participate in development and
>> integration of software and web applications for an institutional content
>> stewardship program; share advancements in standards, software development
>> practices, and IT trends; continually refine their skill set; apply new
>> knowledge and techniques; be flexible; create and maintain documentation.
>> This
>> is an opportunity to work with an innovative unit on building a
>> sustainable,
>> enterprise-level content stewardship program at a large, multi-campus
>> institution.
>> This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the
>> successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically
>> requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related
>> experience,
>> or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2.
>> Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for
>> higher level jobs. Proficient knowledge, experience and aptitude is
>> expected
>> for web technologies and an understanding of cross browser issues, user
>> interface design best practices, web and accessibility standards, working
>> collaboratively with both developers and users to improve usability and
>> user
>> experience, wire framing code to web interfaces, integration testing,
>> deploying enterprise services in a team environment, and maintenance for
>> implemented services; enthusiasm for staying informed about cutting-edge
>> technologies for use with software development initiatives; ability to
>> work
>> independently and as a member of a team with diverse constituencies.
>> Preferred experience includes HTML5, jQuery, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator,
>> mobile web design, and templating languages. Desirable skills include
>> knowledge of MVC frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, and/or Django. The
>> candidate must demonstrate a commitment to continuous service improvement;
>> providing outstanding customer service; upholding organizational
>> processes and
>> project management practices; excellent problem solving skills; strong
>> interpersonal and communication skills. DLT orients projects and
>> activities
>> toward a service management approach. Familiarity with Information
>> Technology
>> Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes desired.
>> This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire
>> with
>> excellent possibility of re-funding.
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