[Asis-l] Job Vacancy, New York, Albany
azrl at uamail.albany.edu
Mon Oct 18 09:04:23 EDT 2004
UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY
ALBANY, NEW YORK
WEB APPLICATION AND DATABASE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Web Application and Database Development Manager
The University at Albany Libraries seeks a Web Application and Database
Development Manager (SL-4) reporting to the Head of Library Systems. The
successful candidate will develop and support web projects that enhance
access to electronic resources via the Libraries' Web Site and online
Library Systems supports Unix and Windows servers, as well as 500 PCs, the
ALEPH library management system (Unix), web servers (Windows/IIS 5+ and SQL
Server 2000 with Active Server Pages), proxy servers (Windows/EZProxy),
electronic reserves (Windows/ ERes), Interlibrary Loan (Windows/ILLIAD),
bindery (Windows/LARS), and a number of administrative applications. The
department provides training and assistance to staff.
Bachelors degree including at least 12 hours of computer science
Demonstrated ability to program using Visual Basic and VBScript, generate
dynamic Web pages using ASP, create and maintain Windows applications,
design and create a SQL database using Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle,
develop web pages driven by a SQL database, program in XHTML, CSS, XML, and
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to
teach and assist users at all levels of computer knowledge in a supportive
Willingness to learn new skills
A demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse people.
Experience maintaining a public web site, administering Microsoft IIS,
programming with Visual Studio, developing .NET applications, programming in
Experience with library systems at an academic or special library
Familiarity with library operations
TERMS & BENEFITS:
Sick leave and annual leave @ 1.25 days each per month; health, vision,
dental, disability and life insurance. TIAA/CREF or New York State Teachers
Retirement available (employee contribution rate = 3%).
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS VIA E-MAIL TO: azrl at uamail.albany.edu (Anna Z.
Radkowski-Lee,Library Personnel Officer, University at Albany Libraries - LI
111, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York.)
DEADLINE - The deadline for receipt of applications is November 1, 2004.
Please include your college transcripts, the names, addresses, and phone
numbers of three references we can contact.
THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY, SUNY AND THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Albany's University Libraries are among the top 100 research libraries in
the United States. They are a highly valued partner in teaching and
research at the University, serve a campus community of 17,000 full-time and
part-time students and 2,300 faculty and staff and a broader regional,
national and international community. The Libraries employ a dynamic and
knowledgeable staff of 140 FTE and 200 part-time student assistants to
provide excellent services to a campus community that makes heavy demands on
these services. Collections total 2 million cataloged volumes and the
Libraries offer a full spectrum of resources, from rare books and
manuscripts to an array of electronic resources. Librarians work closely
with teaching faculty to offer an extensive program of user education and
information literacy instruction. The University Library on the main campus
is a large 175,000 square feet, 4 story building providing seats for 1,660.
It is open 109 hours a week. It contains several fully-networked library
classrooms and laboratories, a 60 seat computer user room, a large networked
reference area, and an interactive media center.
The Thomas E. Dewey Graduate Library for Public Affairs and Policy on the
Rockefeller College campus serves the graduate schools of Criminal Justice,
Public Administration, Social Welfare and Information Science and Policy.
The New Library, opened in September 1999, on the main campus adds 143,000
net square feet of space to the University Libraries and houses a
technologically advanced, 400,000 volume science library, the M. E.
Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, and the Library's
The University Libraries are fully automated. Minerva, the University
Libraries' new Web-based catalog, contains information on all cataloged
holdings and is Internet accessible. The Libraries provide an extensive
array of electronic and networked resources and Web-accessible services.
They are members of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center
for Research Libraries. Additional information about the University at
Albany Libraries is available on their award-winning homepage accessible at:
THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER
Anna Z. Radkowski-Lee
Library Personnel Officer
University Libraries - LI 111
University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222
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