Digital Library Developer

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Created: January 2, 2020


We are hiring! Please consider this opportunity to join the Digital
Scholarship and Technology Services Department at Vassar College Libraries.
We are looking for a *Digital Library Developer:*

Posting #1001773

The Vassar College Libraries seek a dynamic, collaborative, and innovative
library professional for the position of Digital Library Developer. This
position is an excellent opportunity to work within a team to develop and
maintain tools, systems, and applications that enhance scholars' ability to
pursue new avenues for learning and research using the Library's resources
and expertise. The Digital Library Developer will help to implement systems
and services that bring library resources to our faculty and student
scholars in innovative ways. This position will work alongside faculty
members, students, librarians, and IT colleagues across campus and within
open-source communities on projects that advance research, teaching, and

The Digital Library Developer will work with the Digital Scholarship and
Technology Services team on various technology projects throughout the
Libraries and the College. This position serves a critical role in
providing support for the continual improvement of the digital repository
system, Islandora. This includes working directly with objects and metadata
while improving functionality. Additionally, the Digital Library Developer
will introduce new and innovative tools for digital scholarship throughout
the Libraries and the College.

The ideal candidate will be a technology-savvy collaborator, working within
a team to sustain current development and make new projects and services
come to life. A technologist aware of the trends and issues (technological
and otherwise) surrounding digital scholarship, repositories, and research,
and excited by the challenges they bring. A data and metadata enthusiast,
understanding and enjoying the nuances of each to provide the best
resources and digital scholarship possible. Someone excited by
presentation-layer work (e.g., visualizations or exhibitions), but also by
solving technical challenges, and an excellent communicator that enjoys
collaboration and partnerships.

How to apply


Nicole H. Scalessa
Head of Digital Scholarship and Technology Services, Vassar College


Published: Monday, January 6, 2020 16:03 UTC

Last updated: Monday, January 6, 2020 16:03 UTC