As a member of the Library Technology Services Department, Digital Development Unit, the Digital Library Application Programmer performs duties related to the creation and support of software applications for the Libraries’ Digital Support Services Department and develops applications and services with an emphasis on the digital library system. Under general direction of the unit head, works to design, develop, test, and deploy digital library applications including software to assist in internal digital workflow and operations. The Digital Library Application Programmer gathers requirements, develops applications, and provides support for digital services and applications.
To support all students, staff and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives.
The Library Technology Services Department serves as the focal point for planning, managing and coordinating technology-based Information Resources that support Library operations. The networked environment that exists in the Libraries is switched Ethernet and wireless. The Library Technology Services Department manages approximately 34 servers that support over 625 workstations and 250 mobile devices used by 250 staff and over 3 million annual patrons located in nine different buildings.
To apply, submit
a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position
your current resume or CV
a list of three references including their contact information (telephone number and email address)
Apply by July 30, 2020 (applications will be reviewed as received). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Requisition 514122. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact Tina Marie Litchfield, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at [email protected].
A bachelor’s degree and three years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work on a team of library staff, and other subject experts and facilitate collaboration
Experience providing support for digital libraries and/or digital projects
Extensive development experience
Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and prioritization skills in the midst of multiple tasks while retaining attentiveness to detail
Ability to be innovative and forward thinking when designing and seeking solutions to complex requests
Demonstrated experience with:
Web front-end development and front end libraries.
Object-oriented programming languages.
SQL or other database query equivalent and knowledge of relational database models
XML and XML schemas
HTML and CSS
Eliciting programming requirements from users
Experience with Microsoft Windows systems and familiarity with Windows server operating systems
Experience working with existing libraries, such as jQuery, to enhance the web user’s experience
Experience with Git source code management.
Experience with Python.
Experience with Apache or other web servers
Experience with developing and delivering training
Commitment to contributing to a respectful and caring community for all, including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientation, and perspectives
Internal Number: 514122
About University of Florida George A Smathers Libraries
The libraries of the University of Florida form the largest information resource system in the state of Florida and serve every college and center in the university, including the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and the Health Science Center. UF’s libraries consist of seven libraries; six of which comprise the George A. Smathers Libraries.