[Humanist] 24.605 job at Indiana

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 605.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 09:48:59 -0500
        From: Dot Porter <dot.porter at gmail.com>
        Subject: Job posting at IUB: Associate Director for Digital Library Software Development
        In-Reply-To: <AANLkTimk11dSdDbio+PN+EKMixHC1xy0E09PkAD-YLoy at mail.gmail.com>


Associate Director for Digital Library Software Development

Job #: 2642

Position #: 00035708
Rank: PAE-4IT

The Associate Director for Digital Library Software Development in the
Library Technologies and Digital Libraries division of the IU
Libraries is responsible for managing the staff and projects of the IU
Digital Library Program’s (DLP) systems development group. The DLP is
a joint venture of the IU Libraries and University Information
Technology Services (UITS) and is comprised of employees from both
departments. The person in this position will manage a team of seven
programmer/analysts, database, and system administrators across
multiple projects. Responsibilities will include working with other
DLP and Library Technologies managers to define new projects and set
priorities, managing and scheduling software development projects and
team members' assignments, coordinating deployment and management of
production systems with other groups in the Libraries and in UITS,
estimating time and resources required for software development
activities, defining processes for quality assurance, defining
programming standards, mentoring and assisting in the professional
development of team members, and directing and participating in
requirements analysis, architecture, design, coding, testing,
deployment, and support of software systems for digital libraries and
library technologies at IU.

Software development work carried out by this group includes ongoing
development and support of digital repository systems to store,
preserve, and provide access to digital information from IU libraries,
archives, museums, academic departments, and administrative units,
integration of digital repository services with other UITS systems and
services, and end-user digital library access services supporting
teaching, learning, and research activities at IU. This position is a
member of the Library Technologies and Digital Libraries management
group and the Digital Library Program planning team and is a
participant in organization and unit-wide planning initiatives and the
development of overall strategic plans and architectures for digital
library systems. This position will act for the Director of Library
Technologies and Digital Libraries as required.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, informatics, information
science or related field. Master's degree preferred. Five years
progressive work experience in the design and development of complex
software applications, from analysis and programming to people and
project management. Demonstrated work experience and ability in Java
web application development, database design, XML, requirements
analysis, and software project management required. Experience in
leading software development projects using both traditional and agile
methodolodgies (e.g. Scrum). Experience in database administration,
system administration, digital media, and digital library systems
preferred. Experience with Fedora and/or DSpace repository systems
and/or any Kuali Foundation software preferred.

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
interact with staff, faculty, and vendors; handle the stress of
performing multiple concurrent tasks with constant interruptions.
Requires creativity in identifying complex problems and finding
solutions quickly and accurately; attention to detail in communicating
technical issues and implementing solutions; ability to change
priorities as projects expand or project needs change.

Dot Porter (MA, MSLS)
Digital Medievalist, Digital Librarian
Email: dot.porter at gmail.com

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