Full time Remote / Telecommute

Digital Library Developer, Programmer Analyst III

Santa Cruz
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Created: November 18, 2013


Come join a really amazing team on a fun project!

Starting salary range: $57,500-$80,500/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application deadline: 12-01-2013 for initial review

Position Description:
This position will architect, design and develop the Omeka Curator Dashboard (OCD), and will report to the Head of Digital Initiatives. Omeka is an open source web-publishing platform supporting the display and exhibition of digital collections and is a Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP application. Work is performed using PHP, MySQL, Javascript, XML and XSLT. Position will write technical specifications, develop code enhancing existing or creating new Omeka plug-ins, test code and perform quality assurance to evaluate code against original requirements. Position works closely with University Library Information Technology Services (ITS) staff to manage applications and servers (development, staging and production) in a LAMP environment for Omeka supported websites.

About the project: The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) Library will lead development as the sole developer of an Omeka Curator Dashboard (OCD) for the curation and management of digital assets in preservation storage repositories. The OCD project will involve establishing workflows and processes interoperable with open-standards based repositories. The developer will write Omeka source code and develop plug-ins for appraisal and contributor, metadata and file management functions forming the OCD.

This position is eligible for 100% telecommute and is funded through 9/30/2015 with possiblity of extension. 

  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in computing or information systems and/or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with PHP, Zend Framework preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with developing and coding interactive, data-driven Web applications in JavaScript (jQuery framework preferred)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MYSQL and understanding of relational and object-oriented database concepts
  • Current knowledge of, and experience with XML metadata syntax, creating and using XSLT transformational stylesheets and cascading-stylesheets (CSS)
  • Experience with one or more of the following web content software systems: Omeka, Wordpress, CONTENTdm, or Drupal
  • Strong written communication skills which demonstrate the ability to draft clear and concise specifications and documentation
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 

For more information and to apply online, visit http://jobs.ucsc.edu/, job number 1304666

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Susan Chesley Perry



Published: Monday, November 18, 2013 21:25 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:44 UTC