Apologies for any cross-posting.  Please note that the UConn Libraries 
currently have two Applications Developer positions open in Storrs. Both may be 
viewed at http://www.lib.uconn.edu/about/employment/professional/  Here's the 
description for the Digital Programs Team's slot:

Computer Programmer Analyst II (UCP VIII)
Applications Developer - DPT
University of Connecticut Libraries
The University of Connecticut Libraries is seeking an Applications Developer.  
As a member of the Digital Programs Team and under the direction of the Digital 
Programs Team Leader, the Applications Developer provides programming support 
for UConn's local digital collections workflows, including data-driven 
planning, capture, metadata handling, efficient and effective discovery tools, 
and enabling archival master file storage toward a trusted digital repository, 
all conformant with the best practices of cultural heritage and higher 
education institutions.  The incumbent provides programming, research, and 
development for digital collections, so that the UConn Libraries can fulfill 
related strategic objectives in support of the University's Academic Plan.  
Within a project management environment, the Applications Developer defines, 
develops, tests, analyzes, and maintains new software and Web applications that 
support the creation and maintenance of Library information resourc!
 es and services.  With growing collections of diverse digital content, 
including text, maps and geospatial data, photographs, and other information 
objects, the next level of growth for UConn will be significant progress toward 
semantically integrating these resources by means of creative-yet 
standards-compliant-applications, which the incumbent will play a critical role 
in developing.  The incumbent is responsible for creating applications and for 
assisting others in developing and implementing Web resources and services that 
are well integrated into the current information server environment.
The Applications Developer works with the Digital Projects Librarian, the 
Digital Integration Librarian, the Preservation Librarian, the Libraries' 
Webmaster, and the IT team to provide customized tools for creating and 
managing collection and access services in the University of Connecticut 
Libraries and to provide leadership in the collaborative process to develop 
innovative access and delivery of the Libraries' digital resources.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
1.      Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, or five 
years of programming experience in a progressively responsible position in lieu 
of a degree.
2.      Two to three years programming experience; this is in addition to the 
five years programming experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
3.      Demonstrated experience independently analyzing and translating 
assigned specifications into operating programs and preparing detailed program 
4.      Demonstrated experience in analytical reasoning and logical problem 
5.      Good written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
1.      Knowledge of and experience with web server technologies (for example:  
Apache, IIS, SSH/SFTP) and related protocols and services.
2.      Knowledge of and experience with coding HTML and JavaScript, with Web 
Services, and with related protocols.
3.      Proficiency in relational database design and application of SQL for 
querying and set retrieval.
4.      Demonstrated expertise with an XML schema relevant to Digital 
Collections (such as:  DIDL, Dublin Core, EAD, KML, MARCXML, METS, MODS, ONIX, 
5.      Experience with XSL, XSLT and XPath.
6.      Experience with data manipulation and conversion.
7.      Dual proficiency with both Windows as well as UNIX/Linux Operating 
System environments.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience.  University benefits 
include 22 paid vacation days/year, 12 paid State holidays, health and 
retirement plans, and tuition reimbursement.
Application Procedures:  Submit a letter of application (indicating search 
number), resume and the names, address, and telephone numbers of three 
professional references to: Marian Farley, Assistant Vice Provost for 
University Libraries, University of Connecticut Libraries, 369 Fairfield Way, 
Unit 2005A, Storrs, CT 06269-2005.  Screening will begin immediately and 
continue until the position is filled.  (Search #2010203)

Michael J. Bennett
Digital Projects Librarian &
Institutional Repository Coordinator
University of Connecticut
Homer Babbidge Library
369 Fairfield Way, U2005-P
Storrs, CT 06269
860-486-6017 fax

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