*Data Processing Programmer

University of Michigan
Digital Library Production Service

Job Summary

The Library Information Technology (LIT) division provides comprehensive
technology support and guidance for the University of Michigan Library
system, including hosting digital library collections, coordinating
electronic publishing initiatives, and supporting traditional library
services (circulation of materials and management of metadata).

The Digital Library Production Service (DLPS), a part of the LIT, is one of
the nation's premier organizations for the creation and support of digital
library resources, with production level support for electronic library
collections. Staff are responsible for creating online access mechanisms,
significant digital conversion activities, and they play a role in the
University of Michigan Library's work on the HathiTrust digital library.

NOTE: This is a 2-year term position with the possibility for renewal.
NOTE: This position target salary range will be dependent on qualifications
and experience of the selected candidate.

DLPS is looking for a talented, resourceful, programmer to process data
with an automated workflow by creating, maintaining, documenting, and
monitoring software systems. Specific processing tasks include file format
conversion, metadata insertion, transformation, validation, and transfer.
The person in this position will use and expand the existing set of tools
and workflows for digital video. Projects include migration of content from
one content management system to another, and the validation and ingest of
digital video for the purposes of preservation.
Required Qualifications*

- Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and 3 to 5 years
of work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Demonstrated programming skills in a modern programming language
- Proven experience working successfully in groups
- Facility with Linux-based operating systems
- Great analytical and troubleshooting skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to creatively improve workflows and processes
Desired Qualifications*

- Experience using version control systems in software development
- Demonstrated experience with SGML/XML and related technologies and
- Demonstrated experience with database technology such as MySQL, including
database design and implementation
- Familiarity with batch file processing techniques on the command line
Mission Statement

The University Library mission is to support, enhance, and collaborate in
the instructional, research, and service activities of the faculty,
students, and staff, and contribute to the common good by collecting,
organizing, preserving, communicating, and sharing the record of human
knowledge. This mission is accomplished through the provision of the
various collections and programs available to patrons of the library system.
Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may
be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting
period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action

Job Opening ID80261Working TitleData Processing ProgrammerJob TitleApp
Programmer/Analyst InterWork LocationAnn Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MIFull/Part TimeFull-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularFLSA Status
ExemptOrganizational GroupUniv LibraryDepartmentLibrary Info Tech - DLPSPosting
Begin/End Date3/15/2013  4/05/2013Salary$50,000.00  $65,000.00Career
InterestInformation Technology


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