Systems Support Librarian

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Created: April 15, 2013


Digital Information Management Program
Government & Heritage Library, NC Department of Cultural Resources

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Job Class Title:     Library Professional
Working Title:     Librarian - Systems Support
Position Number:     65014827
Department:     Dept of Cultural Resources
Salary Range:     $33,361.00 - $79,681.00 Annually
Recruitment Range:     $33,361 - $50,202
Salary Grade / Salary Grade Equivalent:     69
Competency Level:     Journey
Appointment Type:     Time-Limited Full-Time
Pos. Location:     Wake County, North Carolina
Opening Date:     Mon. 04/15/13
Closing Date/Time:     Mon. 04/29/13 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Description of Work:

This is a time-limited position.  The Government and Heritage Library is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative Systems Support Librarian to be part of the NCpedia team in the Digital Information Management Program. NCpedia is the online North Carolina encyclopedia managed by the Library. Using a combination of XML, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP (or additional programming/scripting languages), this position manages and maintains the NCpedia’s hosted Drupal installation which includes 20+ Drupal modules and continuous upgrades. Position serves as the technical lead in assessing and restructuring the current site and implementing accessibility functions to accommodate content expansion and provide access for people with disabilities. Position monitors and makes changes to the site’s content management system, site navigation, and search mechanism to improve the user experience as the content provided through the site will double over the next two years. Position performs quality checks to ensure desired results.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Full knowledge of professional library and information science principles, methods, standards, and practices, particularly related to online databases and digital libraries. Knowledge & experience with web site management; web servers; web accessibility; usability; database management, such as MySQL; content management systems, such as Drupal; HTML, XML, XHTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript or other scripting languages; MS Office products; and Web 2.0 sites and tools. Strong written & verbal communication skills; innovative, strategic thinking; and skills and experience in project planning, problem-solving, & instructional documentation required. Ability to build & sustain effective working relationships with peers & colleagues; work independently & as part of a collaborative team; and perform & coordinate multiple, concurrent work assignments. Prefer experience with jQuery; RDF; Drupal module development; mobile web application development; and in training peers or end users.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Master's degree in library and information science or a related discipline.
Degree must be received from appropriately accredited (ALA) institutions or regionally accredited program in North Carolina.

Additional Information:

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To receive credit for your work history and education, you must list the information on the application form.  Any information omitted from the application form and listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment, will not be considered for qualifying credit.

Persons eligible for veteran’s preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214. 

Cultural Resources uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants.  When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.  The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Status updates are not given.

N.C. Department of Cultural Resources
Human Resources Office

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