This position will be part of the Digital Services workgroup, which helps the libraries of the public colleges and universities of Florida create, manage, maintain and preserve digital information resources. The incumbent will provide support for one or more of the following: digital special collections and archives, electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), archival finding aids (EADs), electronic journals, and/or other born-digital and retrospectively digitized materials. S/he will work with commercial, open source, and locally-developed content management applications such as DigiTool, Archon, the Open Journal System ( OJS ), OAI data and service providers, Fedora, Islandora and Drupal. The incumbent will develop and provide expertise to FLVC and library staff in one or more specialty areas as required; examples of these areas include resource description (cataloging and metadata), audio and video formats, archives and records management, and scholarly communications.
1. Take primary responsibility for supporting one or more production applications, and provide back up to the primary support person for one or more additional applications. Support includes but is not limited to: running and/or monitoring production operations; performing quality control; producing statistics and reports; responding to tickets; communicating with the vendor or open source community to resolve problems; and providing web-based and on-site training and training materials for library staff.
2. Contribute to the general design and operation of applications and services to enhance the digital capabilities of the libraries. Perform requirements analysis for new modules, processes and workflows. Draft specifications for data, data conversions, user interfaces and/or application programs, and work with programmers to develop, test and implement them.
3. Participate on state-wide committees, working groups and task forces of staff concerned with the creation, description and/or management of digital resources.
4. Keep abreast of regional and national trends and initiatives related to with technology for digital library services to students and faculty. To the extent possible, given limitations of time and funding, contribute to the profession and to your own professional development by participating in regional and national initiatives through meeting attendance, committee appointments, and other means of involvement.
5. Performs work in support of business processes and projects. Performs time-sensitive tasks and meets established deadlines; maintains effective communications with appropriate FLVC staff; maintains effective working relationships to ensure the success of the business processes and projects.
6. Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
University of Florida - 9 months ago