[Web4lib] IT Administrator sought for University of Tennessee

Maribeth Manoff mmanoff at utk.edu
Wed Sep 17 11:48:44 EDT 2008

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Position:               IT Administrator II
Appointment Rank:       Exempt
Salary:                 $40,000 minimum
Available:              November 1, 2008

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.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Professional 
experience in systems analysis and design plus several years of 
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 skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduate degree in computer science or closely related field. Experience 
with digital libraries; working knowledge of scripting languages such as 
PERL, PHP, and Javascript; web development experience; working 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 September 22, 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 ejgreene at utk.edu.

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.

Maribeth Manoff <mmanoff at utk.edu>
Associate Professor, Systems Librarian
647 Hodges Library, The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-1000
voice: 865-974-2876  fax: 865-974-0626
"You will light a stranger's life by letting yours unfurl"
Mary Chapin Carpenter from "On and On It Goes"

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