Job Opening: Digital Preservation Programmer – University of North Texas Libraries

TITLE: Digital Preservation Programmer (IT Programmer Analyst II),
University of North Texas Libraries

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Reporting directly to the Dean of Libraries, this position leads the
technical development efforts for several major collaborative digital
preservation initiatives being separately funded by the National Endowment
for the Humanities (NEH), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services
(IMLS). The Chronicles in Preservation project (NEH), and the Lifecycle
Management of Electronic Theses and Dissertations project (IMLS) are
studying curation/preservation needs and workflows related to two types of
digital content of priority and importance to research libraries and
cultural heritage institutions—digital newspapers and Electronic Theses and
Dissertations (ETDs).


This position will implement and refine digital preservation software
systems and solutions in collaboration with extended project teams at
multiple institutions, develop and deploy a suite of tools, services, and
workflows for the curation and preservation of selected digital materials,
test and refine all project programming developments, install, maintain and
upgrade computer software on workstations and servers for purposes of
research and development, and provide assistance to project staff and
partners as appropriate for computer support of project-related research
and development. Other duties and tasks will be assigned and completed
accordingly. The incumbent in this position will possess strong software
engineering skills and enjoy thriving in a fast-paced environment of
change. This position will need an individual to have a strong service
orientation with a desire to stay abreast of leading technology information.

Minimum qualifications for the position:

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree with coursework
in computing or information systems and three years of progressively
responsible computer programming and analysis experience; or any equivalent
combination of education, training and experience. See position
description on for
full details on position qualifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references with
the online application.

**Willing to consider applicants located in other cities that are able to
periodically come on campus for coordination of work assignments**

About UNT:

The digital library repository of the UNT Libraries is ranked in the top 10
repositories in North America. The University Libraries house print and
electronic collections of almost 6 million cataloged items, in five
libraries located in five separate facilities.

For more information, about our department and strategic vision please
visit our website at

POSITION AVAILABLE: March 1, 2012. Applications will be reviewed until
position is closed.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, vita, and names, addresses
(e-mail address helpful if available), and phone numbers of at least three
professional references to

The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational
programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

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