Drupal Software Developer

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Created: October 26, 2010


The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks two or more talented Drupal software developers, for either one or two year appointments, to design and support new, innovative web-based library services, systems, and tools which address as well as anticipate the evolving needs of library users.

The University Libraries are supporting multiple projects using the Drupal platform. Responsibilities could include two or more of the following areas of Drupal development:

* In collaboration with our partners in the American Indian Studies department, provide primary development support for the forthcoming Online Ojibwe Dictionary. Responsibilities include addressing both content provider and user needs in developing a robust web application using the Drupal framework. * Provide development support for the University Libraries’ UMedia Archive ( umedia.lib.umn.edu), a digital library application that provides users with access to many of the Libraries rich media collections as well as allowing for user submitted uploads. Using Drupal, work to integrate new features and support current mechanisms that help further the enhance the user experience. * Assist in implementing the Drupal CMS for the main public facing web site of the University Libraries (www.lib.umn.edu) , creating customization and personalization options for library users, helping in the creation of mobile version of library web site(s), designing new sites, and using new web services technologies to improve the user experience in discovering, searching, finding, or acquiring library materials and content. Projects may also likely include further integration of library resources into the Moodle course management tool, implementation of Shibboleth identity management system, and creatively using various API’s made available by Google, OCLC, Amazon, Ex Libris and other library vendors.

For more information and to apply: http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=90989 -- *************************** Shane Nackerud Director, Web Development University of Minnesota Libraries 325 Walter Library Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-625-7880


Published: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 14:35 UTC

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