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Technical Project
the person who will lead the development of the SHARE notification
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ARL Seeks SHARE Technical Project Manager
                  by *Judy Ruttenberg* | *202-296-2296 <202-296-2296>* | *
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25, 2014*
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    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is recruiting a project
manager for an 18-month project to build the SHared Access Research
Ecosystem (SHARE) Notification Service
SHARE ( <> is
a collaborative initiative among ARL, the Association of American
Universities, and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.
The technical project manager is a full-time position with standard ARL
benefits for 18 months with the possibility of extension. This position is
also eligible for telecommuting.
 Areas of Major Responsibilities
Taking goals and direction from SHARE’s technical director, the SHARE
technical project manager will oversee the agile development process by a
small (2­–3 person) distributed team in building SHARE’s Notification
Service through a series of sprints in which discrete periods of effort
produce working code. The technical project manager will work
collaboratively but with a substantial amount of autonomy with
concentration on the following tasks:

   - Working with a part-time technical director, contribute to the
   selection of the development team and sprint schedule.
   - In collaboration with the development team, distill development tasks
   into discrete 2- to 3-week sprints of work.
   - Oversee the day-to-day operations of a distributed team of developers
   during each code sprint.
   - Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff
   who will be affected by the project activities, and revise the schedule as
   - Track progress, review project tasks, and meet deadlines while
   ensuring deliverables are clear to the development team and to stakeholders.
   - Build team cohesion and foster good communication among stakeholders
   and the development team.

 Position Requirements
BA/BS, or equivalent knowledge or experience.

   - Demonstrated success with agile development methodologies and with
   supervising distributed teams, preferably on open source projects.
   - A solid understanding of and demonstrated experience with using
   appropriate open source and agile tools such as Jira and GitHub.
   - Preferred experience in publishing or scholarly communication in

Salary is dependent upon experience. ARL offers standard benefits including
sick leave, vacation, TIAA/CREF.
Screening will begin April 9, 2014, and will continue until the position is
filled. Please e-mail a letter of application and résumé to
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