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The University of Tennessee has re-opened a search for a Programmer to
support our Digital Library Initiatives. The position listing below
represents revised requirements.
Position: IT Administrator II
Appointment Rank: Exempt
Salary: $40,000 minimum
Available: January 1, 2009
The University of Tennessee Library seeks an innovative individual to
join Digital Library Initiatives to develop open-source and
proprietary library information systems in support of digital
collections and services. This is an exciting opportunity to join a
rapidly developing program of the University of Tennessee Libraries.
The position will report to the Project Leader of Digital Library
Initiatives (DLI), working closely with other DLI staff, the Catalog
and Metadata Librarian, the Library Technology Services staff, and the
Special Collections Library staff.
The IT Administrator II will interact with a wide variety of
individuals in the library and university, working in Linux and
Windows environments, providing software analysis, metadata
transformation, and support for digital library applications.
Experience with XSLT is a primary need for this position.
This position will interact with counterparts at peer institutions
developing similar systems. Current systems in use are DLXS, XTF and
a variety of locally developed systems.
Bachelor's Degree or advanced degree in Computer Science; or a
combination of an Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree, and a
minimum of two years related work experience. Programming experience,
such as Java EE, XSLT, XML, SQL; demonstrated familiarity with Unix
and networking. Experience with web servers and web technologies.
Ability to interact professionally with faculty, librarians and
technical staff, as well as good customer service and communication
Graduate degree in Computer Science or closely related field.
Professional experience in systems analysis and design. Experience
with digital libraries; working knowledge of scripting languages such
knowledge of at least one metadata standard, such as EAD, TEI, MODS or
DC; and experience with metadata transformation.
The University of Tennessee is the state's flagship institution of
higher education, offering comprehensive programs of undergraduate,
graduate, and professional education; research; and public service
throughout the state.
The University of Tennessee Libraries, with an annual budget of more
than $16 million, employs over three hundred persons, including 40
librarians. UT Libraries is a member of the Association of Research
Libraries, SOLINET, and the Center for Research Libraries.
Excellent benefits include 24 annual leave days and 12 sick leave
days; choice of state retirement plan or ORP (AIG Retirement, ING,
TIAA-CREF) with nonrefundable contributions paid for the employee by
the University; optional group health and life insurance plans.
Tuition remission is available for all university employees; partial
undergraduate tuition remission is available to dependent children and
spouses of UT employees.
Review of applications will begin November 14, 2008 and will continue
until the position is filled. Send cover letter addressing the above
qualifications, a current resume, and the names, addresses, e-mail
addresses, and telephone numbers of three recent references to:
Elizabeth Greene, Library Personnel & Procurement, 1015 Volunteer
Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37996-1000. Application materials may be sent via
email attachment to [log in to unmask]
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion,
sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, physical or
mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at
The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of
the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is
intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504
of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities
Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it
does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its
education programs and activities, and this policy extends to
employment by the University.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national
origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), A.D.A.
(disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual
orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of
Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN
37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440.
Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the
ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.