Provides leadership in the development, testing, maintenance, and support of high-performance, interactive web-based applications to promote the Libraries' strategic initiatives, with an emphasis on the Drupal-based IU Libraries web site and other Drupal-based sites, including Open Folklore.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in computer or information science or related field and three years of software development and programming experience with an emphasis on web-based applications.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, including ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of individuals one-to-one, in small groups, and in public speaking contexts; and willingness to facilitate open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one’s own team. Demonstrated organizational and multitasking skills including ability to manage and prioritize a complex and varied workload; and strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Experience working in a higher education environment, in public service in an academic library setting. Demonstrated knowledge of: library enterprise systems such as library catalog systems, search technologies, course management, and digital repository software (such as SirsiDynix Symphony, Kuali OLE, DSpace, Canvas, Fedora, and Ebsco Discovery System); agile development methodologies such as Scrum; search technologies such as Google Custom Search, Apache Solr, and Apache Lucene; library related standards and specifications such as metadata (MODS, Dublin Core, etc), OAI-PMH, MARC, Z39.50, and RDF; responsive design principles for web delivery to mobile devices; web design frameworks such as JQuery, Django, and the CSS Grid System.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3IT
Department: LIBRARIES (BL-LIBR-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 47002
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.