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The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

Reporting to the Senior Digital Library Applications Developer and working closely with others in the Digital Library Initiatives Department, the DLAD helps develop and maintain the technological infrastructure for Temple University’s digital library initiatives and services, which includes preserving and delivering large collections of digital objects with the Hydra repository framework, and supporting digital scholarship (including digital humanities), and scholarly communication initiatives throughout the Library. As part of the development team, the DLAD architects, implements, tests and deploys new tools and services primarily based on open source project software, such as Hydra, Fedora Commons, Omeka, VIVO, Scalar, and Open Journal Systems (OJS), potentially contributing code to those projects. The DLAD advances professional skills through engagement with the active Open Source community via training and participation at national and regional conferences/meet-ups. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience: 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, and at least one year of experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
Required Skills and Abilities: 
Demonstrated experience with application development in at least one major programming language such as Ruby on Rails, PHP, or Java.
Demonstrated experience with MySQL or other database management systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of the LAMP stack or similar technology stacks.
Demonstrated ability to perform effective code testing and QA testing.
Experience with project requirements gathering.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team-based environment, and to communicate well with IT and non-IT staff.
Commitment to responsive and innovative service.
Demonstrated ability to write clear documentation.
Experience with a repository system such as Hydra.
Familiarity with a Content Management System like Drupal or an exhibit curation system like Omeka would be a plus.
Experience working with Open Source software, including multi-platform integration.
Experience with version control, test-driven development, and continuous integration techniques.
Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems, including scripting.
Experience working with authentication and authorization protocols, including LDAP.
Knowledge of XML/XSLT.
Familiarity with digital library standards, such as Dublin Core, MARC, METS, EAD, and OAI-PMH.
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