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Lead Technology Developer

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Created: October 13, 2021


Lead Technology Developer - Library - (21003358)

Since its founding, Temple University has been committed to challenging the status quo. Today, we are an international powerhouse and a top-tier research institution with nearly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, and more than 340,000 alumni worldwide.

Temple University Libraries serves the Temple community and beyond, including close to 40,000 students; over 2,000 full-time faculty; and researchers and visitors on Main, Center City, and Health Sciences Center campuses in Philadelphia and on our Ambler and Harrisburg campuses. We are committed to providing research and learning services, offering open access to our facilities and information resources, and fostering innovation and experimentation. Our collections total more than four million physical and digital titles, over 275,000 print and electronic journal subscriptions, and more than 700 research databases. We also collect, preserve, and provide access to a broad universe of special collections, including rare books, manuscripts, archives, photographs, and more. As part of our library enterprise, the award-winning Temple University Press supports our mission to advance learning and scholarship.

Reporting to the Director of Library Technology and Knowledge Management, working in close collaboration with the Assistant Director for Library Technology, the Head of Metadata and Digitization Services, and the Head of the Duckworth Digital Scholars Studio, the Lead Developer develops and maintains the technological infrastructure for library systems which includes the library’s content management systems, online catalog, digital collections, online exhibit systems, and scholarly publishing applications.

The Lead Developer takes a substantial role in coordinating the development of the library’s architecture as a whole and thinks strategically about IT infrastructure and software platform choices. Supervises senior and junior programmers and provides leadership in partnership with peer department heads in the overall planning of IT systems. Gathers requirements and develops specifications for critical systems, and architects, implements, tests, and deploys the applications. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Published: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 16:46 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 16:46 UTC