Digital Initiatives Interface Specialist

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Created: October 7, 2010


The Five Colleges of Ohio seeks applications for a two year, half time position of Mellon Digital Initiatives Interface Specialist. The interface specialist will developing a collaborative infrastructure for the consortium's growing digital collections as part of the Next-Generation Library project supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. To read about the grant, go here The home-base office for the position could be at any of the consortial colleges.

The Interface Specialist will: * Work closely with the NGL Digital Initiatives Coordinator and the NGL Technical Infrastructure Committee to develop interface enhancements for the DSpace open source repository, integrating a wide array of web-based tools that respond to the needs of students and faculty to interface with digital collections being developed in the grant project. * Help develop a NGL project web space to facilitate staff communication, project documentation, and training, and serve as a public portal to showcase digital collections, project best practices, and pedagogical applications utilizing the collections. * Collaborate as needed with staff at the Five Colleges of Ohio, OhioLINK, and OhioLINK institutions to develop solutions that may be made available to all DSpace and OhioLINK institutions.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in computer science or an equivalent level of education plus experience working in an Unix/Linux environment with open source software. Strong experience with XHTML/CSS site design, knowledge and experience in metadata creation and manipulation techniques using XML and XSLT, knowledge of metadata harvesting concepts, demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and a positive record of working well with others.

For more information or to apply to this position see Preference will be given applications received by November 1, 2010

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Catalina Oyler

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Published: Thursday, October 7, 2010 12:03 UTC

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