Digital Technologies Development Librarian
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|Vacancy Type||Non TT Faculty|
|Is Internal Transfer Only||No|
|Working Title||Digital Technologies Development Librarian|
|Anticipated Hiring Range||Competitive salary in recognition of applicable education and experience|
|Work Schedule||M-F 8AM - 5PM, occasional hours as needed|
|Full Time Equivalent (FTE)||1.00|
|Department||250101 - NCSU Libraries|
|Job City & State||Raleigh, NC|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit||
The NCSU Libraries serves as the gateway to recorded knowledge and information for the NC State community and its partners, offering a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining the best faculty and students to the university. For more information about the Libraries, please see http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/aboutthelibraries/
The Digital Library Initiatives department develops and delivers an information environment that significantly advances end-user resource discovery and use of library services. Digital Library Initiatives has produced a number of unique and widely used systems to improve service to library users, including the Suma space assessment toolkit, the Lentil photographic social media archival collecting system, and the QuickSearch bento-box style single search system. The department is currently developing new projects in areas including library service and resource discovery, assessment and analytics, data visualization, social media archives, research services, application virtualization, visualization services, digital collections, and support for digital research and scholarship. The Digital Library Initiatives department maintains a culture of collaboration, with a focus on supporting each other’s professional growth, providing opportunities for mentorship, and incorporating diverse perspectives into all areas of our work.
|Essential Job Duties||
The Digital Technologies Development Librarian works as an active participant in a team that advances library services through applied research and application development and manages the entire life cycle of projects, from requirements gathering to deployment. S/He provides technical leadership and hands-on programming expertise for a portfolio of library projects. In close collaboration with technical and non-technical partners across the Libraries, s/he identifies emerging technologies that have potential for new and improved library services. Working both independently and in team settings, the incumbent develops new digital library services through an iterative, data-informed, and test-driven process that emphasizes usability, sustainability, and performance. The Digital Technologies Development Librarian maintains and provides enhancements to existing library applications and collaborates closely with Information Technology staff to develop and maintain supporting infrastructure. S/He participates in library planning, serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. This position reports to the Associate Head of Digital Library Initiatives.
ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree
|Departmental Required Skills||
• Server-side application development experience with one or more open source programming languages such as PHP, Python, or Ruby
|Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education||
|Required License or Certification||
Application, cover letter, resume, contact information for four current professional references
|Job Open Date||04/18/2017|
|Must Be Open Until
Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
|Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?||No|
|Proposed Hire Date|
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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(Open Ended Question)
Do you have an ALA-accredited MLS or MIS, or equivalent advanced degree?
Application Materials Required
- Cover Letter
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