Academic Preservation Trust System Administrator/Developer:

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Created: July 29, 2015


The University of Virginia Library seeks a Systems Administrator/Developer to support the ongoing operation and technical development that serve as the foundation for the Academic Preservation Trust consortium's services to its member institutions. We are looking for creative individuals who are excited by the prospect of working at a forward-looking organization during times of great change. Known for the strength and variety of its collections and leadership in digital initiatives, the Library embraces respect, integrity, inclusion, innovation and collaboration in our work within the University, with peer institutions, and with the worldwide community. A staff of 220 manage 11 libraries that serve a vibrant and diverse scholarly community of 15,000 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate students, and 2,000 teaching and research faculty, and visitors from the public and other institutions.

The Systems Administrator/Developer of the Academic Preservation Trust ( consortium performs system administration and programming related to the Trust's digital-preservation repository environment and other technical environments associated with the Trust. The APTrust's host institution is the University of Virginia, which serves as the employer of record for the Trust's staff. The person in this role performs system administration, operational support, and programming/development for the APTrust systems, and related systems such as the Digital Preservation Network ( The APTrust is both an ingest node and a replicating node for DPN.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education combined with relevant experience. Five years of system administration / programming / development in relevant operating system and application environments.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive depending on qualifications. This position has University Staff status with excellent benefits, including 22 days of vacation and TIAA/CREF and other retirement plans.

To Apply: Review of applications have begun. Applicants must apply through the University of Virginia online employment website at Search by posting number 0616833, complete the application, and attach a cover letter and resume with contact information for three current, professional references. For assistance with this process contact Tobiyah Morris, Human Resources Generalist, at (434) 982-2102.


Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 18:38 UTC

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