DARTMOUTH COLLEGE LIBRARY
HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE
Unix Systems Programmer
Dartmouth College Library seeks an experienced programmer to join the Digital
Library Technologies Group, which develops and maintains the technical
infrastructure of the Digital Library at Dartmouth, the Digital Publishing
Program and other digital initiatives. Typical projects include: designing and
integrating components and web-based delivery tools for the Digital Library;
enhancing and maintaining our digital publishing system; working with library
staff to design, develop and maintain tools to streamline their work;
installing, configuring and maintaining commercial and open source software
packages and modules.
Required: A Bachelor's degree in computer or information science or engineering
and a minimum of five years programming experience. Extensive experience with
Unix and structured programming languages C++ or Java, and PHP is required.
Candidates must demonstrate superior programming, organization and written
communication skills; ability to plan, document and complete projects
independently; ability to work comfortably and effectively with a project team;
ability to coordinate activities with related units; ability to refine project
requirements; and ability to communicate effectively with non-technical staff
and end users.
Highly Desireable: Knowledge of SQL, XML/XSLT/XSLFO, Perl, and library systems,
as well as familiarity with library metadata standards such as METS, MODS, and
OAI. Prior experience installing, configuring and maintaining packages such as
Apache, Perl, Cocoon and Tomcat on Unix systems is also desireable.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits
package including 22 vacation days, comprehensive health care, and retirement
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. Please submit resume and letter of application to: Search
Committee for Senior Programmer/Analyst, Dartmouth College Library, 6025
Baker-Berry Library, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755-3525 or send by email to
For further information, review our website: http://www.dartmouth.edu
Dartmouth College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Jennifer K. Merrill
Head, Digital Library Technologies Group Voice: 603 646-3389
Dartmouth College Fax: 603 646-1043
Hanover, NH 03755