Job: Digital Library Developer, Lafayette College

DIGITAL LIBRARY DEVELOPER · Human Resources · Lafayette College.

This position requires strong web programming experience, preferably in a Linux environment (including Mac OSX).  Applicants should be comfortable working with technologies like Apache, Tomcat, PHP, Java, JavaScript, MySQL, and/or PostgreSQL.  Experience with some of the following required:

  • Database architecture and design
  • Agile and text-driven software development
  • Web development using framework(s) such as Ruby on Rails, Django, or CakePHP
  • JavaScript development using framework(s) such as jQuery, or Prototype/
  • Source code repository management using system(s) such as Subversion or Git
  • Web technologies: AJAX, CSS, HTML, JSON, RDF
  • Metadata Schemes: Dublin Core, MARC, METS, MODS, PREMIS, VRA Core
  • Experience with Library web applications like DSpace, Fedora, or CONTENTdm

This is a full-time, 12-month, permanent position in Lafayette College Library’s Digital Scholarship Services department.  The Library strongly supports professional development and provides funding for staff to present their work at national conferences. Lafayette College offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package as compensation.  While there is no advanced degree requirement for this position, suitably qualified candidates will be eligible for faculty status without rank or tenure.