This position develops applications and databases for the Collections and Discovery department of USF Libraries Tampa.
This position will also be responsible for coordinating web applications and services. The ideal candidate will have
advanced knowledge of programming and the ability to design and implement custom applications for various
collections, discovery, metadata and linked data projects. This person will also administer and design multiple
Library data management systems and their user interfaces.
Collections and Discovery Projects: Works with the Metadata Team to develop programs and applications to
increase the efficiency of metadata workflows. Develops programs to assist the Metadata Team in data
analysis and metadata standardization. Consults with Collections and Discovery team members to design
programmatic solutions for various technical issues. Explores new and emerging tools, technologies, and
methodologies to automate and streamline workflows and website/software development.
Database Administration: Designs and administers relational databases for Collections and Discovery,
including EB+ SQL database and ebook ERM database. Automates and runs the data loading processes for
databases. Creates and manages the Collections and Discovery cloud-based web servers. Develops web
interfaces and constructs database queries for web searching and display. Provides data preservation and
archiving for Collections and Discovery databases. Explores ways to enhance and improve the databases.
Linked Data Projects: Develops programs and scripts to support the linked open data projects. Investigates
methods to design and administer an RDF TripleStore database. Explores opportunities for developing a
semantic web display for linked data. Acquires skills to write SPARQL queries for searching the TripleStore
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or other field involving software and analytical training and two
years of IT related work experience; or a Bachelor's degree with no specific required field and three years of
IT related work experience, OR a Master's degree and one year of IT related work experience, OR a
combination of six years of IT related work experience and validated training. Preparation for a relevant IT
certification is considered to be related training.
Experience designing, developing and implementing computer programs using JAVA, C#, Python, etc.
Proficiency with Relational Database design and administration. Ability to construct database queries (PHP,
management and cloud-based tools including Apache SOLR, Amazon Web Services etc. Basic
understanding of cataloging and MARC record format. Familiar with or initiative to learn the emerging
applications of linked data and semantic web concepts (such as BIBFRAME, RDF, SPARQL, JSON-LD,
TripleStore). Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills. Ability to work
independently to plan, implement, and execute projects autonomously.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 22844
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $58,000 - $65,000
Posting Date: 09/17/2019
Posting End Date: 10/17/2019
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The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student
success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-
Manatee. The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic
plans. Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual
economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.
Working at USF
With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest
employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic
environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a
talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also
offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan
options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.
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Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 20:28 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 20:28 UTC