[Asis-l] Job Posting: Information Technologist I, Michigan State University

Lisa Schmidt lschmidt at ais.msu.edu
Fri Jul 23 16:48:26 EDT 2010

Information Technologist I (Posting Number 3991)
Michigan State University
University Archives & Historical Collections
East Lansing, Michigan
Job Summary
Provides complex professional support in development, installation, and
maintenance of a computer-based archival preservation system; will be in a
supportive and creative role; works with data in the form of manipulation,
processing, conversion, abstractions, and modeling, specifically within
relational database systems; participation and coordination with diverse
team of archivists, information technologists, and stakeholders; will be
responsible for developing creative, technical, functioning, aesthetically
pleasing solutions given a range of requirements.
Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in an information technology related field; one to three
years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work
experience in information technology, including design and construction of
Web-based applications using Java platform; experience in user interface
design, Web site creation (HTML, XML), programming in Java, C, and C+++,
Oracle database design, and server-based batch and background processes; or
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applicant must be prepared to provide examples of past work that pass
accepted community standards.
Desired Qualifications
Good communication skills; experience in a library or archives environment;
an understanding of or a desire to learn about archival practices,
Archivists Toolkit and iRODS (integrated Rule-Oriented Data System);
familiarity with any or all of the following: Windows, Unix, Linux, DSpace,
Fedora, and Mac (OS X) environments; knowledge of integration of multiple
disconnected, heterogeneous systems; ability to work directly with
customers; accessible interface design skills; familiarity with
client/server interaction and transaction handling; knowledgeable on data
mining and information retrieval; ability to work independently and with
others in a professional manner.
Application Procedures
Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should
apply online at 
57208770> by August 26, 2010. Please attach a resume and cover letter to the
online application.
This full-time position is funded through March 31, 2013, with the
possibility of becoming permanent. Salary is negotiable.
Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity

Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through
cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or
nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with


Lisa M. Schmidt
Electronic Records Archivist
University Archives & Historical Collections
101 Conrad Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI  48824

lschmidt at msu.edu

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