Job: Library Applications Developer II

General Information
Position:
Library Applications Developer II

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$58,000-$65000

Job Category:
Networking & Automation

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Dept Number/Name: 0-4001-000 / Tampa Campus Library

College Division: Acad Affairs-Tampa Library

Salary Plan: Administrative

Job Code/Title: 9570 / Applications Developer II

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $58,000 - $65,000

Position Number: 00005110

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY

The Collections and Discovery Department acquires, organizes, and manages library collections in all formats for the USF Libraries. The Department's librarians and staff work collaboratively to ensure efficient access to quality information sources meeting the research and learning needs of the institution's faculty and students. Functional units include acquisitions, collections management, metadata/cataloging, and resource sharing.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position develops applications and databases for the Collections and Discovery department. This position will also be responsible for coordinating web applications and services. The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge of programming and the ability to design and implement custom applications for various collections, discovery, metadata and linked data projects. This person will also administer and design multiple Library data management systems and their user interfaces.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Collections and Discovery Projects: Works with the Metadata Team to develop programs and applications to increase the efficiency of metadata workflows. Develops programs to assist the Metadata Team in data analysis and metadata standardization. Consults with Collections and Discovery team members to design programmatic solutions for various technical issues. Explores new and emerging tools, technologies, and methodologies to automate and streamline workflows and website/software development.

Database Administration: Designs and administers relational databases for Collections and Discovery, including EB+ SQL database and ebook ERM database. Automates and runs the data loading processes for databases. Creates and manages the Collections and Discovery cloud-based web servers. Develops web interfaces and constructs database queries for web searching and display. Provides data preservation and archiving for Collections and Discovery databases. Explores ways to enhance and improve the databases.

Linked Data Projects: Develops programs and scripts to support the linked open data projects. Investigates methods to design and administer an RDF TripleStore database. Explores opportunities for developing a semantic web display for linked data. Acquires skills to write SPARQL queries for searching the TripleStore database.

Performs other duties as assigned


Education:

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or other field involving software and analytical training and two years of IT related work experience; or a Bachelor's degree with no specific required field and three years of IT related work experience, OR a Master's degree and one year of IT related work experience, OR a combination of six years of IT related work experience and validated training. Preparation for a relevant IT certification is considered to be related training.

PREFERRED:

Experience designing, developing and implementing computer programs using JAVA, C#, Python, etc. Proficiency with Relational Database design and administration. Ability to construct database queries (PHP, SQL). Familiarity with contemporary web standards (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript). Experience with web server management and cloud-based tools including Apache SOLR, Amazon Web Services etc. Basic understanding of cataloging and MARC record format. Familiar with or initiative to learn the emerging applications of linked data and semantic web concepts (such as BIBFRAME, RDF, SPARQL, JSON-LD, TripleStore).

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills. Ability to work independently to plan, implement, and execute projects autonomously.

 

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
05-08-2019

Application deadline:
05-31-2019

Apply at:
https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
University of South Florida

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
4202 E Fowler Ave

Address 2:
LIB 122

City:
Tampa

Zip:
33620

County:
Hillsborough


Institution Information
Institution Name :
University of South Florida

Address:
4202 E Fowler Ave

Address 2:
LIB 122

City:
Tampa

State:
FL

Zip:
33620

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Michelle Sticht

Contact Email:
msticht@usf.edu

Contact Phone:
813-974-1623

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Applicants are invited to learn more at https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/ and search for job posting #20494


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