TriCo Junior Digital Library Developer

Bryn Mawr, PA
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Created: May 26, 2021


The TriCollege Libraries Consortium (comprised of Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges) is excited to announce a unique opportunity working at the intersection of technology and libraries. The Junior Digital Library Developer serves as a member of the TriCollege Libraries Digital Library Developers Team, based out of Bryn Mawr College. The position contributes to supporting, developing, integrating, and planning for our core library services platform, digital asset management and preservation environment, discovery interfaces, and related tools and workflows. This position reports organizationally to the TriCo Library Directors, is part of an Enterprise Data, Systems, and Interfaces team, and collaborates closely with another TriCo digital library developer and with colleagues across the TriCo Libraries to continuously enhance the tools, interfaces, and workflows that allow library staff to work effectively and that enable scholars to discover and use the Libraries’ rich collections. 

This position is situated within the Library & Information Technology Services department of Bryn Mawr College and serves as a core member of the TriCollege Libraries Consortium, led by the library directors of the three colleges. 

Two years of cumulative education and/or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities including proficiency in current programming and/or scripting languages or technologies including PHP, JavaScript, and SQL; knowledge of Web development, design, frameworks, and standards; familiarity with Linux and/or Unix environments and related server technologies; familiarity with database application configuration; and experience with revision control software and workflows, such as Git or Apache Subversion. Preferred: computer or information science degree and experience with library technologies.  The successful candidate for this junior digital library developer position will have the opportunity for technical mentorship and professional development on the job.  

Bryn Mawr College is an institution of higher education offering a four-year, residential educational experience to approximately 1,400 students and graduate programs in social work, humanities, and science for another 350 students. The College offers employees a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 vacation and personal days and a generous retirement contribution. Bryn Mawr College and the TriCollege Libraries Consortium are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply. 

The College is located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, which is easily accessible by public transportation from Philadelphia. 

Bryn Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. All qualified people are encouraged to apply. 

How to apply


To express your interest in this role, please submit a letter of interest and resume using this link:  Review of applications will start on June 18, 2021.  Applications received after June 18th will be accepted but considered only if needed. 


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Published: Thursday, May 27, 2021 13:58 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, May 27, 2021 13:58 UTC