JOB TITLE: Archivists' Toolkit Programmer Support Specialist
The Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc. is an organization undergoing dynamic transformation and is poised for excellence. Our uniqueness among academic libraries is our service to four historically black institutions in the Atlanta University Center – Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and the Interdenominational Theological Center. The Library serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and has a collection of 1 million items in various formats including a special collections and archives department rich in African American materials. The Library is a member of ARCHE, SOLINET, OCLC, HBCU Library Alliance, and a participant of the Georgia state network, GALILEO
The Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University seeks an energetic and experienced, individual to fill the position of Archivists' Toolkit Programmer Support Specialist. The program support specialist will work with the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. project staff and developers at other sites to identify and investigate software bugs and develop relevant software fixes for the open source application, Archivists' Toolkit. The specialist will report findings to the Archivists' Toolkit development community. In addition, the specialist will assist in the creation of a collaborative website for the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection, linking the collection finding aid through appropriate search technologies to other repositories containing collection information related to Martin Luther King Jr. The Specialist will report to the library's Chief Information Officer. Appointment is full-time for 12 months and grant funded through a library grant.
· Implementation, upgrade, maintenance, and problem resolution of the Archivists' Toolkit open source software
· Design, implement, and support software solutions for internal and external customers using current technologies such as Java, J2EE, C and Perl in a Windows, Linux and Solaris based environment.
· Creation and maintenance of a web interface for the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection and collaborative
· Make recommendations to open source community on fixes for Archivists' Toolkit
· Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience
· Strong Java skills and object oriented design experience, including working knowledge of core libraries, design patterns, JSP, JDBC and servlets
· Experience in database design and website creation and maintenance
· Experience with Apache, MySQL, Oracle and PHP
· Experience with Eclipse, Net Beans
· Knowledge of session management, object relational mapping, XML web services, and agile development methodologies
· Knowledge of encoded archival description (EAD), MARCXML, and METS, MODS and Dublin Core desirable
· Experience with report writing
SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive benefits package include medical, dental, vision, life, company paid disability plans, dollar per dollar company match retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and resume online to the Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include three professional references and salary requirements. Application review begins October 2008 and continues until position is filled.
ABOUT THE LIBRARY:
The Robert W. Woodruff Library (RWWL), constructed in 1982, serves four historically black institutions in the Atlanta University Center - Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and the Interdenominational Theological Center. The Library serves 8,908 undergraduates and 1,425 graduate students. The Library holds 374,968 volumes, subscribes to 1,428 serials, holds 54,038 bound periodicals, 859,290 microfilms, a growing number of electronic databases, and special collections and archives rich in African American materials. The Library is a member of ARCHE, SOLINET, OCLC, HBCU Library Alliance, and a participant of the Georgia state network, GALILEO.
The Robert W. Woodruff Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about our Library visit us online at www.auctr.edu
How to apply
Mark A. Matienzo
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 14:25 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:48 UTC