Job Posting: Repository manager (library)

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Created: April 28, 2010


Date of Posting: Apr 23 2010 ROBERTSON LIBRARY / OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ISLANDORA PROJECT / REPOSITORY MANAGER (LIBRARY) FULL-TIME TEMPORARY TERM POSITION Competition Number: 44E10 The Robertson Library is seeking applications for a qualified individual to work under the direction of the Islandora AIF Principal Investigator. DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the Islandora AIF Project including: providing technical and management requirements of the AIF project, supervision of AIF team, providing advice and strategic planning, coordinating activities around the development and maintenance of selected Library's existing VREs as well as new VREs, coordination with research teams; maintaining the Islandora project site and elements of the Islandora website including advice and strategic planning and its interaction with the existing Library team; liaison with the UPEI development team as well as the larger open source Islandora community on the development of the Islandora network, open source software and associated projects; providing training and/or presentations on the Islandora software as required. Management responsibilities will include: track all contractual agreements, reports, budgets to ensure compliance with funds from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and UPEI administrative officials. Works with project members and other staff in the Library on a variety of activities as needed to achieve the goals of the projects. QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicant will possess: A post-secondary degree in computer/information technology, as well as an undergraduate degree; equivalent experience, would be considered; 5 year's experience working as a supervisor in an information management environment, either in a general or subject-specific domain; Experience with project management and team building, especially in an open source context; Knowledge of the development and maintenance of data repositories, especially those based on Fedora; Experience with data modeling and the development of models for digital and research data collections; Experience with the open source community, philosophy and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python/Perl) tools; Strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork and responsiveness to clients; Knowledge of the Islandora software suite would be an asset. Applicants must have ability to: communicate effectively with UPEI staff, members of the Islandora open source community, as well as staff at other universities; maintain a project budget and bookkeeping; and create appropriate reports/materials as required for the project. Advanced communication, organizational, and collaborative skills are essential and experience working in an academic library setting would be an asset. Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week (May be required to work flexible hours if/when required) Term: From date of hire to March 31, 2013 with possibility of extension (depending on satisfactory performance, available funding, and project requirements) Salary: Commensurate with education and experience Closing Date: May 5 2010 Application Instructions: Please submit a letter of application, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to PDF format is preferred. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

--- Alexander O'Neill Programmer / Analyst Robertson Library University of Prince Edward Island


Published: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 13:01 UTC

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