Position Announcement: Digital Libraries Programmer

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Created: March 14, 2007


The University of North Texas Libraries has a position open in the Digital Projects Unit for a Programmer II.

The Digital Projects Unit (DPU) leads the development and deployment of digital collections and services for the UNT Libraries. For the past four years, the unit has been developing access and preservation services using open source software and has a strong commitment to the community of open source software.

The position of digital libraries programmer reports to the head of the DPU and works in conjunction with the other digital libraries programmer in the unit. The initial major responsibility for this position involves migrating our current external interface to our collections to a Python based web-framework for presentation to our users. Other responsibilities for this position include working with the Texas Digital Libraries on various projects involving electronic theses and dissertations, data replication and digital preservation.

The position requires experience working with web-frameworks such as Django and is comfortable designing and implementing interfaces for the end users of our digital library system. Experience with a version control system such as Subversion is a plus. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with a Linux server environment, and will be familiar with Open Source tools and software packages. In addition to Python, working knowledge of other software scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby or shell scripting is useful.

We are a cooperative, friendly environment, and our ideal candidate will enjoy working as part of a team. We take an open approach to information sharing within our unit. Good communication and interpersonal skills are an asset. You need not be an extrovert, but the position of department hermit is already claimed.

To apply for this position and view a detailed listing, please view: http://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51555 University of North Texas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 11:24 UTC

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