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Subject: [CODE4LIB] Job: Applications Analyst at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Applications Analyst
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill


Library & Information Technology

Working Title: Applications Analyst

Position Number: 20006704

Hiring Range: $64,000-$66,000

Closing Date: July 21, 2015

Position Description:

This two year, time-limited, grant-funded position will develop software and
support workflows as part of a grant to move from planning to operationalizing
large-scale preservation and access of audiovisual collections in the Southern
Folklife Collection (SFC).

The Southern Folklife Collection resides in the Wilson Library, home to
special collections at the University Libraries at UNC Chapel Hill. The SFC is
one of the nation's foremost archival resources for the study of American folk
music and popular culture. SFC holdings extensively document all forms of
southern musical and oral traditions across the entire spectrum of individual
and community expressive arts, as well as mainstream media production.

The Analyst will work with the Curator of the SFC, the Project Director/AV
Conservator, and other staff across the collection and the libraries. In
collaboration they will gather user stories and define requirements to create
a workflow management system to support the full lifecycle of AV collections,
from accessioning and digitization, to discovery, access, and preservation.
The Analyst will evaluate existing systems and, where appropriate, build new
systems that meet these needs. There will also be work to normalize and
migrate legacy systems and data.

The Applications Analyst works with stakeholders, codifies requirements,
prototypes, develops applications, documents code and workflow, and manages
development within a versioning system. Interface design will emphasize
usability and accessibility. Software created in support of this grant will be
open source.

New software development will happen within an existing and robust technology
environment that favors LAMP and includes several web frameworks and content
management systems.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer
Engineering, math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an
appropriately accredited institution; or Bachelor's degree and some computer
coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of
experience in business application consulting or development; or Associate's
degree in Computer Programming and one year of experience in application
consulting or development; or an equivalent combination of education and

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

The Analyst must have:

-Experience working collaboratively and communicating effectively with stakeholders. 
-Experience developing software with scripting languages such as PHP, Python, or Ruby. 
-Experience with RDBMS such as MySQL or PostGres. 
-Experience with web development. 
-Experience working successfully on a team. 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience with agile development methodologies. 
-Experience using web frameworks such as Larvel, Django, or Rails. 
-Experience with version control (e.g. Git) 
-Experience with XML and related technologies. 
-Experience in workflow analysis. 

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

To Apply:

To apply for permanent staff (SPA) positions, please visit the Office of Human
Resources website. Positions are posted on the Library's website until they
are filled. For more information on application procedures, applicants may

Office of Human Resources

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

104 Airport Drive CB #1045

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(919) 843-2300

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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