Job Postings - Professional/Administrative

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This posting will be available 2/10/2017

Title: Spanish Language & Latin American Collections Cataloger
Classification/Rank: PA0-2RS
Job Listing: 03586P
Position: 00044145

Summary: Creates original bibliographic and authority metadata records with an expertise in Spanish language and Latin American culture as a participant in the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) BIBCO, NACO and SACO programs. Oversees cataloging of Spanish language and Latin American collections materials, including cartonera, chapbooks, zines and other materials. Reviews and proposes local metadata policies and workflows relevant to Latin American collections. Keeps abreast of the latest developments in the profession and with standards and processes designed to improve user discovery and access through cataloging of Spanish language and Latin American materials. 

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Library Science, Information Science, Social Sciences, or relevant field; Three years of MARC record creation experience (i.e. original and complex copy cataloging) in an academic or research environment. General professional proficiency (per ILR Scale R-3) in reading Spanish.Demonstrated working knowledge of international and national metadata content standards and tools such as MARC 21, Resource Description and Access (RDA), Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd ed., revised (AACR2), Library of Congress classification and subject headings (or other controlled vocabularies), and Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR).Demonstrated ability to work with a bibliographic utility (such as OCLC Connexion) and an integrated library system; Knowledge of Latin American culture; Proficient oral and written communication skills in English; Ability to work collaboratively in an environment of continuous change.Ability to meet deadlines and maintain a high level of productivity and accuracy Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisors, peers, and trainees, and work cooperatively in a team environment

Preferred: Master’s degree in Library Science, Information Science, or relevant field; Combinations of experience and  education will be considered. Experience creating original MARC records contributed to a national database

Physical Requirements: Ability to locate and obtain material throughout the library of a wide variety of sizes and shapes, walk and stand for extended periods and carry a reasonable selection of materials between places where they are stored and places where they are used. Ability to push and pull a book cart. Ability to crouch, reach, and grasp heavy library materials (some from overhead shelving).


Title: Library DevOps Engineer
Classification/Rank: PAE-3IT
Job Listing: 03098P
Position: 00044548

Summary: The position has responsibility for building and maintaining software infrastructure to support automation of software application testing, deployment, and maintenance within the IU Libraries.  The position serves as an interface between software development teams and systems engineers / system administrators who maintain the servers that the applications developed by those teams run on in test or production.  Works with staff in the Libraries and in the UITS Enterprise Scholarly Systems group to contribute to the development of and implementation of best practices for software application testing, deployment, and maintenance at IU.  Works with various open-source technologies such as RedHat Linux servers, MySQL, Apache web server, Apache Tomcat, Java, and numerous applications developed by the IUB Libraries independently or as partners with various departments and institutions locally and worldwide. Serves as backup systems administrator for multiple Linux-based servers.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

Required Bachelor's degree in computer science, informatics, information science, software engineering, or related technical discipline.  Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.  3 years of experience managing application infrastructure in a large enterprise environment with highly complex system implementations and organizational processes, to include technologies such as: Unix/Linux servers, Apache web server; MySQL, PostgreSQL, and/or Oracle database administration; Java application server administration; server virtualization technologies; networking hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting; version control, system monitoring, enterprise-level backup solutions; and firewalls and other security technologies. Experience in Java, PHP, Ruby and/or Perl programming.  Familiarity with Linux-based container development and deployment environments and tools such as Docker and Ansible.  Expert level knowledge of network and application security best practices.  Exceptional analytical and technical problem solving skills.  Sharp attention to detail. Ability to learn new technologies skills, absorb and retain new information very quickly and with minimal training. Ability to work well with diverse partners on large-scale, multi-campus projects; ability to work independently, with minimal supervision; and strong communication skills.

Preferred: Knowledge of digital image, audio, video, and text file formats and tools for use in their validation, analysis, and transformation; knowledge of project management applications and ability to leverage applications for large projects; and familiarity with Indiana University IT organizational structure and technical resources or experience in a large academic environment. Knowledge of and experience with cloud hosting environments such as Amazon Web Services.  Knowledge of tools and protocols for transfer of large data sets, including PFTP, hsi, and/or GridFTP.

Physical Requirements: Physical demands will be limited to moving computing equipment, running cables between equipment, and operating computers of various types. Most duties of this position will involve use of computers for long periods and require good mental concentration.  Position is on call 24x7 for server support and may require extensive hours of late night work for problem resolution or routine system upgrades.


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