Library Application Developer
Position Vacancy Listing: PVL # 77006
Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 06/28/13
Official Title: INFORM PROCESS CONSLT(S44DN) or ASSOC INF PROC CONSLT(S44FN)
Degree and area of specialization:
Bachelors Degree required; Computer Science or related field preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Required: minimum 1 year experience in web and database programming; experience with the web technologies (HTML, CSS, and a commonly used server-side language such as Ruby, PHP, or Java); experience working in a Unix or Linux web server environment; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
The consultant will be responsible for new or revised software development within the UW Madison General Library System including developing and deploying new and existing web applications and backend services, and assisting in the design of infrastructure for the Libraries' online services. S/He will participate in requirements gathering and application design teams and will contribute to architectural design discussions. S/He will serve on a team that is responsible for supporting and troubleshooting applications running in production.
In addition to working with library staff, SDG developers are expected to work closely with faculty, researchers, students, and the general public as an active participant on a variety of task forces and project teams. There will also be frequent interaction with the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) staff as well as Campus/College/Department technical staff, faculty, and vendors. The consultant will have opportunities to participate actively in library and campus-wide committees.
The consultant will be part of the SDG team under the general direction of the SDG Manager.
UW-Madison General Library System (GLS) is accepting applications for the position of Information Processing Consultant.
GLS's Shared Development Group (SDG) builds and supports library applications used by the UW-Madison and University of Wisconsin System communities. The group comprises eight experienced developers who work closely with librarians and technical staff to build high impact, scalable web and backend processing applications that support resource discovery, digital collections, and the many processes used to acquire, catalog, preserve, and deliver print and electronic resources. We seek a developer who is committed to applying best software development practices using emerging web technologies to help the UW Libraries realize their mission online.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required
Appointment Type: Academic Staff
Department(s): LIBR/LIBR TECH GROUP
Full Time Salary Rate: Minimum $57,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Appointment percent: 100%
Anticipated begin date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2013
Number of Positions: 1
To Ensure Consideration:
Application must be received by: JULY 26, 2013
How To Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter and contact information for three references.
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #77006 to:
728 State St
367 Memorial Library
Madison, WI 53706-1418
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )