Application Administrator

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Created: September 29, 2010


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University of Kansas Libraries ( Library Application Administrator (Systems Specialist)

The University of Kansas Libraries invites applications for a newly created position, Application Administrator, working as part of a growing team of library technology professionals who manage foundational library and scholarly systems and accompanying application services within KU Libraries.

Requirements include: Two years experience installing, configuring, and upgrading Unix server-based applications as the primary application administrator and with accompanying responsibilities for creating Unix shell scripts, Perl scripts, or similar scripts to automate server-based processes; prefer experience with Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating systems; one year experience working with relational databases, e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL or Oracle, either as standalone databases or as part of server-based applications and experience querying and reporting the data using SQL or similar methods; and effective written communication skills as evidenced by application materials. The University of Kansas is located atop Mount Oread in the city of Lawrence, Kansas. For more information about KU and its outstanding programs of research and education, please visit . Lawrence is a friendly, progressive city of 90,000 with a large student population from two universities - KU and Haskell Indian Nations University. Lawrence has built a reputation for its youthful atmosphere, vibrant music and arts scene, progressive environmental outlook, and enthusiastic sports fans. Clinton State Park, four miles from Lawrence, offers recreation areas for camping, boating, cross-country skiing, swimming, and wildlife viewing. Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2010 and continue until position is filled. Detailed position description, responsibilities and requirements can be found at, search for position 00007875. EO/AA Employer.

Deborah Ludwig Assistant Dean, University of Kansas Libraries

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Published: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 15:50 UTC

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