Director of Applications Development and Integration

Eugene, OR
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Salary: $87,500-
Created: November 9, 2023


Position Summary

Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost and University Librarian for Collections, Discovery, and Digital Strategy, the Director of Application Development and Integration provides high-level technical leadership, project management, and vision and direction in planning, developing, and maintaining the library’s digital infrastructure, web interfaces, and digital applications that support and enhance library workflows and services aligned with the libraries’ strategic plan and the campus academic and research priorities. This position is responsible for conducting evaluation, designing, testing, maintaining, and supporting a wide range of library applications, ensuring compliance with accessibility guidelines and standards. This position provides consultation to AVPUL on best practices, digital strategies, and business models of digital services and platforms, and manages the department of ADI that includes two Career Faculty Librarians and four classified developers. 

We are aware that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification in the job description including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and recognize that a successful candidate may come from a less traditional career trajectory, such as having skills and abilities gained outside a classroom context, or an equivalent skill set. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
• Six years of progressive information technology experience.
• Three years of technical experience working with web applications, including front-end or back-end programming skills.
• Two years of experience leading projects in a cross-functional environment. 
• Two years of experience in management or supervisory capacity.

Professional Competencies

• Strong supervisory and performance management capabilities.
• Demonstrated ability in managing complex technical projects and teams.
• Ability to gather data, perform analyses, solve problems, and prioritize among competing demands in order to meet deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills, including the ability to successfully communicate technical/complex information to technical and non-technical audiences across an array of multimedia types.
• Demonstrated experience with web accessibility and usability norms/guidelines.
• Ability to support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment, maintain a respectful workplace, and model a positive and proactive attitude.
• Knowledge of contemporary trends in library practice that influence digital infrastructure and application needs.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in library science, information science, computer science, information systems, or related field.
• Experience working in an IT environment in higher education.
• Experience working with library discovery and management systems (Alma, Primo VE).
• Experience working with content management systems (Drupal, WordPress), and collaboration tools (GitHub, Confluence, JIRA).
• Experience with front-end web programming languages and frameworks (JavaScript, Ruby, Python, Angular.js, Node.js, others).
• Experience with digital repositories.



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