Applications Analyst (time-limited position) UNC Chapel Hill

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Created: April 19, 2011



Position: Applications Analyst Position Number: 60174 Salary Range: $39,816 - $98,718 Closing Date: April 29, 2011

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities The University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking an applications analyst to join the application development team in the Library Systems department.

This new full time, time-limited position works on a grant funded project. The analyst will develop a sustainable model into which content and functionality from an existing system will be migrated. The existing system, Russia Beyond Russia - Core Module (RBR-CM), provides access to records created from a transcribed copy of a catalog of Russian Diaspora materials collected by André Savine. More about the Andre Savine Collection collection is available from the project site []. By the end of the project the analyst will have successfully replicated core functionality of the existing system [] and have migrated the content without loss. Time permitting the analyst may also work with stakeholders to create and document content models and workflows for other content types found in the Savine collection.

The existing system is a java application backed by an eXist database that additionally provides access to scanned images stored on a file server. The new system will provide core functionality and additionally will allow library staff to change the content model and to edit content without technical mediation.

The successful candidate should have good communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and other members of the department to solve problems. Using strong analytic skills, the analyst will migrate the application and content, and will version, document, maintain, and enhance the new system.

This position is being recruited for at the Journey Competency Level under the Career Banding program. The hiring range for this position is $ 59,000 - $64,000.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Qualifications Required: The analyst band requires a foundation of knowledge and skills in area of specialization generally obtained from graduating from a four-year college or university with nine semester hours in programming and one year of experience in business application consulting or development. Experience in the field of work related to the position's role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Special note: This position may exclusively require a bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the specific functions of the job. Please refer to the "Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities" section of this posting for more detailed information. Preferred: Experience with CONTENTdm, and Apache Solr. The analyst should have an understanding of and experience with structured data stored in XML and with Slavic languages including UTF-8 and transliteration, and will be comfortable with Cyrillic script.

To Apply To apply for SPA positions, use the Office of Human Resources ApplicantWeb online application system <>. The ApplicantWeb will guide you through the process of completing your application online. Applicants will be able to create and save applications, resumes and cover letters. Positions are posted on the Library's web page until filled. For more information on application procedures, applicants may contact:

Office of Human Resources University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 104 Airport Drive, CB #1045 Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 962-2991

How to apply


Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 21:16 UTC

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