Senior Library Technologist - Digital Resource Projects Assistant
Integrated Technology Services / Digital Technologies
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
The Library is seeking applications for the position of Senior Library Technologist-Digital Projects Assistant-Integrated Technology Services, to work in Digital Technologies in the Library. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing skilled tasks in the Library Digital Technologies department in support of the Library’s mission. Performs skilled tasks in support of the ongoing maintenance, enrichment, and improvement of the Library’s systems maintained by Digital Technologies that support research, teaching, and scholarship, including the various library web services, VIVO, Josiah, and the Brown Digital Repository (BDR) and OCRA.
This is a full-time position working Monday – Friday as a member of the Library’s bargaining unit staff.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Performs data cleanup on a variety of DT systems to ensure we display content consistently and with a high degree of integrity
Performs software testing scenarios in collaboration with DT developers
Participates in digital project implementation
Inventories public-facing content, in collaboration with developers/programmers
Triages help and feedback requests from users of outward facing systems in DT
Provides other support services for user testing
Gathers and tracks usage data across the various DT systems.
Produces and updates end-user documentation and training materials in all formats in collaboration with developers
Assists with training for website content authors in WordPress, in collaboration with the Library Web Manager
Supervisor: Head, Integrated Technology Services
Work is performed independently under general direction; makes independent judgments and decisions within the scope of library policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree with a specialization in information technology or related field; or two-year college degree with an emphasis on information or computer technology and equivalent experience; or equivalent work experience.
Experience in data normalization, management, cleanup and refinement (using data tools such as OpenRefine, Excel, scripts, macros, etc.)
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Capacity to learn new technologies and systems necessary for effective, continued job performance
Good oral and written communication skills
Ability to interact favorably with co-workers and library users
Ability to work in a team-based environment and to actively participate in team-based decision-making
Ability to perform detailed work accurately with reasonable speed
Successful completion of a test may be required
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All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.
With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown’s vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.