Lead Library System & Applications Developer

at UC Santa Barbara Library (view profile)
Location Santa Barbara, CA
Date Posted April 5, 2019
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
Apply Here https://https://jobs.ucsb.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=193473




Plays a key role in enhancing and optimizing the library enterprise systems, including Alma/Primo, Alexandria Digital Research Library, Inter-library loan, EZproxy, and integration with other campus systems and applications, in order to enable quality service and efficient workflows and meet the needs of our diverse user community. The UCSB Library Unified Resource Management Systems keeps track of nearly all the library collections, functions and workflows. It is heavily relied upon throughout the library, across campus, and the UC system on a daily basis serving our students, faculty, staff and community. Primarily responsible for the UCSB Library Unified Resource Management System including, but not limited to, the design, development, modification, debugging, deployment and evaluation of library's highly complex enterprise software and scripts. Analyzes, designs, and implements library system infrastructure and user interfaces including the library search and discovery tool Primo, to operate and enhance the Unified Resource Management system following established library policies and practices. Provides the technical expertise needed for the development, integration and support of a wide array of library systems, applications and services. Advises the library on library automation industry advances and new developments, trends, and software advances. Serve as technical liaison between other departments and the Library, as well as, between vendors and the Library. Leads the library's operation of the URM system. Participates and guides the development and revision of library policies and practices as they relate to the Unified Resource Management System and integrations with other enterprise systems.

Reqs: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years' experience in systems administration, programming, or web application development. At least one year's experience working with library or equivalent systems. Experience analyzing large-scale business processes and problems; developing solutions involving the use of computer systems, information flow and architecture; creating specifications for systems to meet requirements; validating requirements against needs; designing details of automated systems; developing user interface design; planning and executing unit integration and acceptance testing; developing user reference materials and trainings. Must work with stakeholders at multiple levels to ensure the application meets business objectives. Must be self-motivated, detail oriented and able to manage one's own work independently in a fast paced environment with changing priorities. Must be able to work with system users and technical personnel to analyze and solve issues. Must be able to prioritize end user needs. Must work proactively to ensure responsible parties have the information needed to make timely decisions. Must have excellent analytical and organizational skills. Possess the verbal and written communication skills to work effectively with technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization; ability to use Standard English grammar and punctuation.

Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Flexibility to respond to systems maintenance work that may occur during evenings or weekends.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 4/9/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190160