Information Technology Analyst

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Created: December 11, 2012


Job Description 

Under the general direction of Senior Information Technology Programmer/Analyst and in collaboration with library staff, the Information Technology(IT)Analyst will assist in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing customized, complex database driven technical solutions for the Syracuse University Library in an effort to provide intuitive interfaces for users and automate processes where necessary. This position is responsible for high-end web and mobile application development efforts for but not limited to: the Library website, various third party research tool customization, and grant funded projects.

Job Specific Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field

Knowledgeable with various programming languages and proficient with a few major ones
Experienced with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, and MySQL

Experience developing for both desktop and mobile web platforms

Familiar with various operating systems including Windows, OS X, and Linux

Familiar with/strong interest in emerging trends in digital libraries and recommends technologies and tools for the Library’s digital projects

Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage work toward project time lines

Is a good communicator and team player

Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams


Participates in the planning, customizing, developing, designing, and testing library web applications, productivity systems (ILS, Illiad, etc.), digital collection solutions (contentDM, etc.), and open-source systems

Participates in developing and enhancing the Library’s web presence, implementing appropriate technological and design techniques

Adherence’s to web development technical standards, best practices

Installs, maintains and troubleshoots web content management and other Library systems server infrastructure

Installs, evaluates, implements, and customizes Open Source computing solutions

Write programs using HTML, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, and MySQL

Performs interactive debugging to test and analyze program failures

Assesses new standards, technologies, and trends

Creates and adapts web-based tools such as wikis, blogs, widgets, etc.

Investigates, diagnoses, and resolving Library interface application problems

Analyzes and reports relevant statistics and other related data on systems’ usage

Establishes and maintains cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility ensuring accessibility from a variety of environments and providing suitable access by individuals with disabilities

Creates system and program documentation as needed for new and existing systems

Recommends changes to existing systems or implements new systems as needed to improve the efficiency of the system or the process

Reviews requests for system modifications and analyzes the complexity, scope, and feasibility of implementing the changes

Performs other duties as assigned


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Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 21:59 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:46 UTC