GALILEO Programmer/Analyst

at University of Georgia Libraries
Location Athens, GA
Date Posted November 5, 2019
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
Apply Here https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/128578

Description

If you have experience writing code, have worked in UI/UX design, and are considering a career in Library Technology, join GALILEO!

The University of Georgia Libraries seeks an enthusiastic and motivated developer to join our growing GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online (GALILEO) Development team. GALILEO provides digital library services to member institutions across the state of Georgia, including university libraries, public libraries, and K-12 media centers. It provides ILS services for Georgia’s University system via GIL, supports the technology needs of the Digital Library of Georgia, and offers online resources to all Georgia residents via the main GALILEO site.

This position will be a key contributor to ongoing work to enhance and expand the slate of services offered by GALILEO. A primary focus will be on the evaluation and adoption of open source tools that help deliver services in a robust, sustainable and accessible way that meets the diverse needs of the GALILEO user base. Additionally, this position will have a special focus on interface development, design and continual enhancement through collaboration with GALILEO development advisory groups and User-Centered Design teams.

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree. Preferred qualifications include experience developing complex web applications using modern technologies and contemporary software development practices. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated interest in the work of Libraries. A Masters in Library Science is not required, but candidates who are enrolled or considering enrolling in MLS programs are highly desired.

Minimum starting salary: $48,000

To view a full description of the position and application instructions, please go to https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/128578

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

ABOUT UGA & ATHENS: The UGA Libraries is located on the university's main campus in Athens, Georgia, and its facilities include the Main Library, Science Library, Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Map and Government Information Library, Repository, Special Collections Libraries, and the Carnegie Library. Perennially rated as one of the nation's top college towns, Athens offers a vibrant place to work and live. With Atlanta 70 miles to the west, Athens offers good proximity to the city while maintaining a small-town culture and feel.