• Full Time
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Minimum salary: $77,000 annually

Job Details

  • Contact: Tarida Anantachai, tananta@ncsu.edu
  • Apply By: Until filled.

Job Description

The NC State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Software Development Librarian in the Digital Library Initiatives (DLI) department. DLI applies systems analysis, design, service development, and software development skills to the creation and improvement of a broad range of library products and services. DLI develops and supports the core systems that provide access to the Libraries’ print and electronic resources, including SirsiDynix Symphony, ILLiad, the Blacklight catalog, EZproxy, and the CORAL electronic resources management system. The department maintains a broad portfolio of prototype and production systems and services in areas including digital collections, high-technology spaces, researcher profiles and identifiers, machine learning, and assessment and analytics. Staff develop and support open source and locally developed applications that promote resource discovery and delivery, enable use of Libraries’ spaces, and improve staff workflows. For examples of some of the department’s projects and initiatives, visit: https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/dli/projects.

Position Responsibilities

The Software Development Librarian works as an active participant in a team that advances library services through applied research and application development and manages the entire life cycle of projects, from requirements gathering to deployment. They provide technical leadership and hands-on programming expertise for a portfolio of library projects, based on their skills and interests and on current opportunities. In close collaboration with a variety of partners across the Libraries, they identify emerging technologies that have potential for new and improved library services. Working both independently and in team settings, the incumbent develops new digital library services through an iterative, data-informed, and test-driven process that emphasizes creativity, usability, sustainability, and performance. They maintain and provide enhancements to existing library applications and collaborate closely with Libraries Information Technology staff to develop and maintain supporting infrastructure. The position deeply considers how their approach to their daily work reflects and advances the Libraries’ Strategic Plan, creating an environment and community that is welcoming for both patrons and colleagues alike. They help set the direction of the department’s work, participate in library planning, and serve on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. Librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. This position reports to the Associate Head, Digital Library Initiatives.

This position is based in North Carolina. This position is eligible for flexible hours and a hybrid work environment, based on departmental and operational needs.

Minimum salary: $77,000 annually. Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The Libraries anticipates virtual first round interviews with full interviews happening in person.

Additional Information

Job Information:
For additional information, please review the full vacancy announcement with application instructions at: https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/ehra/sdl2024. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148.

To apply for this job please visit www.lib.ncsu.edu.