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Data Processing Automation Programmer at University of Michigan Library

Posted in Digital Library Jobs, Library IT Jobs on February 14th, 2012

The University of Michigan Library is recruiting a Data Processing Automation Programmer (3-year term position with the possibility for renewal).

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

DLPS is looking for a talented, resourceful programmer to develop, maintain, document, and monitor software systems. Primary focus will be placed on developing highly reliable software tools for routine data processing on a large scale. Specific processing tasks include file format conversion, optical character recognition (OCR), metadata insertion, transformation, validation, and transfer. Work includes assessing needs and specifying software requirements. Development of web interfaces for process management may be needed as well. Other tasks will vary but include, for example, preparing documentation and the development of digital library access systems.

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    Two Consultants for the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP)

    Posted in Library IT Jobs on February 14th, 2012

    The New York Public Library is recruiting two consultants two consultants for Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP).

    Here's an excerpt from the ad for a Technology Consultant ReCap Discovery to Delivery Project:

    NYPL seeks a Technology Consultant to support the work of the Workflow and Technology Subcommittee (WTS). The Technology Consultant will work closely with the Technology Architect and the Planning Consultant but will also provide deliverables directly to the WTS.

    The Technology Consultant will be engaged to perform the following activities:

    1. Prepare a technology environmental scan:

    a. Identify current technologies available in the ReCAP partner libraries and the ReCAP facility to support discovery, request and delivery, collections management, and collections development

    Describe the software systems currently in use to support these library functions at each of the three ReCAP partners and at the ReCAP facility. Include local and external systems that are used by these institutions.

    b. In conjunction with the Technology Architect, identify options for software systems to support those four required elements of the shared collection (discovery, request and delivery, collections management, and collections development).

    Based on research and domain knowledge, describe software systems (and related services) that could be used to support those functions in the context of a shared collection. Provide a general description of their functionality and their attributes e.g. propriety or open-source, perpetual license or subscription, and/or other attributes as advised by the Technology Consultant. Provide a preliminary assessment of the pros and cons of each system for use by ReCAP shared collections. Note: this activity is intended to describe potential technologies in general, not to recommend specific choices at this time.

    Deliverable: A written report to the Technology Architect and the WTS due by April 31, 2012.

    2. Make recommendations to the Technology Architect and the WTS about the design of systems infrastructure to support both user-facing and staff-facing services at each member institution to support shared collections.

    Working as part of a team including the Technology Architect, the Workflow Consultant, and the Planning Consultant, incorporate information about new services, revised workflows, and system options to produce recommendations about the system infrastructure needed to support ReCAP shared collections. Specific tasks include:

    • Review findings and recommendations made by the Workflow Consultant, who will be engaged to evaluate current workflows associated with selection from the partner libraries for ingest into the ReCAP facility, and to recommend appropriate modifications to these workflows and related technology services necessary to support the shared collection. The Workflow Consultant’s initial report is expected to be available in summer 2012.
    • Consider findings by the Planning Consultant regarding desired organizational structure, governance, and cost-sharing (as available).
    • Assess existing software products applicable to shared collections (as identified in Activity #1) and recommend appropriate solutions for the ReCAP partners’ shared collections system architecture.
    • Identify any needed systems or functionality not currently available in existing software products, with recommendations about how best to fill gaps.
    • Assist the Technology Architect in gathering cost information for implementing or developing the recommended system solutions.

    Deliverable: A report to the Technology Architect and the WTS due by September 30, 2012 describing the Technology Consultant’s recommendations for system solutions to support ReCAP shared collections. The report will include any recommendations with respect to priorities, development, or implementation scheduling.

    For the complete RFP please contact Joseph Brucia at josephbrucia@nypl.org

    Here's an excerpt from the ad for a Workflow Consultant ReCAP Discovery to Delivery Project:

    NYPL seeks a Workflow Consultant to support the work of the Workflow and Technology Subcommittee (WTS). The Workflow Consultant will work closely with the Planning Consultant and the technology team but will provide deliverables directly to the WTS.

    The Workflow Consultant will be engaged to perform the following activities:

    1. Evaluate current workflows associated with transferring materials to and retrieving materials from the ReCAP facility

    The Workflow Consultant will document existing workflows at the partner libraries necessary to perform these activities:

    • Select and prepare materials for transfer to ReCAP
    • Request, receive, and return materials needed from ReCAP

    The Workflow Consultant will also document workflows at the ReCAP facility necessary to perform these activities:

    • Ingest and shelve new materials from each partner (including use of inventory control system)
    • Respond to request, retrieve, deliver, return and reshelve requested materials.

    2. Recommend appropriate modifications to these workflows and related technology services necessary to support the shared collection Deliverables:

    Deliverables:

    • An initial report to the WTS due by July 31, 2012 describing current workflows and the Workflow Consultant’s recommendations for workflow changes and system changes necessary to support ReCAP shared collections.
    • A final report due September 30, 2012 based on continued participation in planning discussions with the WTS and the project team, to incorporate modifications based on subsequent decisions about services, organization, or collection management.

    For complete RFP please contact Joseph Brucia at josephbrucia@nypl.org

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      Junior Web Developer at New York University Libraries

      Posted in Library IT Jobs on February 13th, 2012

      The New York University Libraries are recruiting a Junior Web Developer.

      Here's an excerpt from the ad:

      Manage Libraries' web sites and ensure their accessibility and operation from conceptualization to launch, including, but not limited to, development of information infrastructure, oversight of database development, and content management solutions. Develop project plans for major site updates; create time lines to meet client deadlines and/or department goals; monitor progress and revise plans.

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        Web and Content Developer at Auraria Library

        Posted in Library IT Jobs on February 12th, 2012

        The Auraria Library is recruiting a Web and Content Developer.

        Here's an excerpt from the ad (job posting no.: 815796):

        The Auraria Library, serving the University of Colorado Denver, Downtown Denver Campus; Metropolitan State College of Denver; and the Community College of Denver, seeks a dynamic, energetic, and innovative individual to serve as the Web and Content Developer. . . .

        The incumbent will work closely with the Web Programmer and others throughout the library to make the web site more visually appealing and develop a content management plan to develop high quality content for the site. The incumbent is responsible for creating website templates and layouts, producing graphic elements, and web development and maintenance. The incumbent will lead accessibility, usability and quality assurance activities in relation to the library's online interfaces and write and develop web policies.

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          Applications Programmer Analyst at Georgetown University Library

          Posted in Digital Library Jobs, Library IT Jobs on February 12th, 2012

          The Georgetown University Library is recruiting an Applications Programmer Analyst.

          Here's an excerpt from the ad:

          The Applications Programmer Analyst participates in the planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the library’s core digital and library applications, including the Integrated Library System, Distributed Digital Library Projects, DigitalGeorgetown and library contents platforms.

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            Digital Project Coordinator at Library of Congress

            Posted in Library IT Jobs on February 9th, 2012

            The Library of Congress is recruiting a Digital Project Coordinator.

            Here's an excerpt from the ad:

            The position is located in the Integrated Library System Program Office of the Technology Policy Directorate of Library Services information technology (IT) goals through implementation of projects involving the Library's integrated library system, other enterprise systems, and web enabled applications. Individually, and in collaboration with IT and user organization experts, the incumbent develops and coordinates major program components that include IT support for acquisitions, circulation, cataloging, online public professionals, IT specialists, and various working groups throughout the Library involved in technologies and systems supporting the Library's mission. The incumbent plans, coordinates, and manages a wide variety of complex projects and activities related to current and new releases of the various Technology Policy systems.

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              Analyst Programmer 2 at University of Oregon Library

              Posted in Digital Library Jobs, Library IT Jobs on February 7th, 2012

              The University of Oregon Library is recruiting an Analyst Programmer 2.

              Here's an excerpt from the ad:

              This position provides high level programming and technological solutions for the development, enhancement, and maintenance of the library's digital collections, digital research projects, instruction-related web applications, frequently using database-driven websites, and internal workflow automation. Duties include;

              • designing, developing, and providing programming/coding for digital projects, web applications, and research projects, instructional interfaces, and automated staff workflows, using high-quality code at the intermediate to advanced level; providing technical support in the development, enhancement and maintenance of library services; providing troubleshooting, resolution and updates to current programs; providing assistance with web development projects and tasks; creating and maintaining relational database-driven web applications; researching, identifying, and recommending systems for future needs.

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                Director of Web Services at University of Southern California Libraries

                Posted in Library IT Jobs on February 6th, 2012

                The University of Southern California Libraries are recruiting a Director of Web Services. The position is listed as MIS Director (Decentralized).

                Here's an excerpt from the ad (requisition ID: 011654):

                The Director of Web Services is an integral part of the Libraries IT team. The individual will lead planning, management, development, and implementation of USC Libraries' web presence, ensuring that services provided meet users' research needs and expectations, enhance the user experience, and support the USC Libraries' strategic plan.

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