Digital Library Programmer

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Created: September 16, 2011


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Programmer/Analyst, Dartmouth College Library

Dartmouth College Library seeks an experienced programmer/analyst to join the Digital Library Technologies Group, which develops and maintains the technical infrastructure of Dartmouth's digital library initiatives and services. Typical projects include: designing and integrating software components and web-based delivery tools; working with College faculty on a variety of XML-based digital projects; working with library staff to design, develop and maintain tools to streamline their work; installing, configuring and maintaining commercial and open source software packages and modules; developing applications for digital production and digital content management. Duties include support for the emerging digital library production and delivery Services.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in computer/information science or engineering, or the equivalent in education and experience; five years programming experience; demonstrated ability to work independently; proficiency with structured programming languages (C++ or Java) and PHP or Perl, along with a good grounding in XML. Familiarity with SQL and library metadata is highly desirable, as is experience installing, configuring, and maintaining an Apache HTTP server on Unix/Linux systems.

RANK AND SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Dartmouth College is a highly selective undergraduate college with distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering, medicine and 20 graduate programs primarily in the sciences. Dartmouth has remained at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the 3 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust network environment. The Library fosters intellectual growth and advances the teaching and research missions of the College by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new Scholarship.

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin 30 September 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. To see the complete job description and to apply online please go to

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.

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Joseph Montibello

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Published: Friday, September 16, 2011 13:47 UTC

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