Digital Collections Front-End Web Programmer

Gainesville, FL
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Salary: Minimum salary $51,500; Actual rate will reflect experience and credentials
Created: September 4, 2019


The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida invites applications for the position Digital Library Application Programmer.  As a member of the Library Technology Services Department, Digital Development Unit, the Digital Library Application Programmer performs duties related to the creation and support of software applications for the Libraries’ Digital Support Services Department and develops applications and services with an emphasis on the digital library system. Under general direction of the unit head, works to design, develop, test, and deploy digital library applications including software to assist in internal digital workflow and operations. The Digital Library Application Programmer gathers requirements, develops applications, and provides support for digital services and applications.

The Library Technology Services Department serves as the focal point for planning, managing and coordinating technology-based Information Resources that support Library operations. The Digital Development Unit is an agile development group that supports internationally recognized digital libraries of critical importance for research, preservation, and culture, including the Florida Digital Newspaper Library, the Digital Library of the Caribbean, and over 300 other outstanding digital collections that comprise the UF Digital Collections (UFDC), containing over 14 million pages, covering over 78 thousand subjects in rare books, manuscripts, antique maps, children's literature, newspapers, theses and dissertations, data sets, photographs, oral histories, and more for permanent access and preservation. Through UFDC, users have free and Open Access to full unique and rare materials held by UF and partner institutions. The Digital Development Unit utilizes UF’s central IT infrastructure for commodity-based servers, and collaborates with core units in the Libraries for development and management to develop unique applications that power the user interface, and tools that power local and partner digitization, including full supports for production, digital curation, tracking, and reporting.

The search will remain open until October 9, 2019, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitment webpage at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Tina Marie Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at:

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Tina Marie Litchfield
Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office


Published: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 14:45 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 14:45 UTC