Requisition # 2017-7267 Department Library-Deputy Univ Librarian Category Information Technology Date Posted 3/9/2017 Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline ..
The Princeton University Library is one of the world's leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images.
The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities.
This posting is for two open positions.
As a member of the growing Library Systems development team, reporting to the Library Application Development Manager, the developers in this position will implement, test, and document applications using the Hydra repository framework as well as other open source applications related to digital preservation, access, and associated workflows.
These are full-time, permanent positions, and remote working (telecommuting) arrangements may be considered based on experience.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field. Applicants with significant experience working in a similar environment may also be considered.
Demonstrated experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails plus one other programming language, preferably Java.
Minimum three years experience, with similar responsibilities, working in a similar environment that includes complex software systems, object-oriented programming, web-based applications and services, and distributed architecture.
Demonstrated experience with test-driven development, preferably using RSpec
Ability to work in a Linux-based environment
Willingness to learn new technologies and data/metadata formats
Willingness to maintain familiarity with and contribute to Hydra, Fedora, and other relevant open-source projects
Preference will be given to candidates who have significant experience with digital preservation best practices best or with any of the following:
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural scienc...es and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.