Job Opening: Web Applications Developer, NCSU Libraries

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Created: May 16, 2007


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WEB APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER This position is located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The NCSU Libraries invites applications for the position of Web Applications Developer in the Digital Library Initiatives Department. The Web Applications Developer provides technical leadership for advancing an innovative and effective web presence for digital library services and collections. The Digital Library Initiatives Department aspires to deliver an information environment that significantly advances end-user resource discovery and use of library collections and services. To learn more about our projects please visit:


Provides technical leadership and programming expertise for web development projects that enhance library services and collections. Works in a team environment to translate needs into well-defined technical deliverables. Works closely with the Assistant Head for Digital Library Development, a Digital Projects Librarian, and other library staff to build both small and large prototype-to-production web applications. Develops high quality software through an iterative process that emphasizes performance, sustainability, and ease-of-use. Maintains and provides enhancements to existing web applications. Collaborates closely with Information Technology staff to develop and maintain supporting technology infrastructure. Reports to the Assistant Head for Digital Library Development.


Required: BA or BS degree. Two or more years of programming experience in a Unix environment. Demonstrated experience building web applications with one or more of the following programming languages: PHP, Ruby, Python, or Perl. Relational database design and implementation experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to lead and excel in a team environment.

Preferred: Experience working in an academic library environment. Knowledgeable of XML standards including XSL, XPath, XQuery, and XML Schema or RELAX NG. Familiarity with Dublin Core, METS, MODS, EAD and other relevant metadata standards. Experience with Javascript and AJAX. Experience building Java Servlet applications. Experience with search engine technologies such as Lucene.


Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply online at http:// Search for position number 65569.


Tito Sierra Digital Library Intiatives NCSU Libraries

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