Programmer/Analyst 2

The University of Chicago Library

Requisition Number: 094843
Title: IT Programmer 2
Division: Digital Services
Department: DLDC
Classification: IT Exempt
Work Schedule: Full-time

General Summary

We envision an interoperable digital library which integrates information resources with instruction and research, and a digital archive which ensures the persistence and usability of these resources over time.

The Digital Library Development Center works with colleagues in the University of Chicago Library and the University, and colleagues at other institutions to develop and support software solutions to meet a variety of needs related to scholarship and research. The DLDC works closely with archivists in the Special Collections Research Center to ensure the long-term preservation of digital resources which form part of the University Archives.

Core activities include:

Development work has included archives and manuscripts finding aids databases (XML, XQuery, XSLT), online digital collections (XML, XSLT, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Javascript, CSS), administrative databases (PHP, Python, MySQL, SQLite), and an online library catalog (PHP, Zend, Mercurial). See Digital Library Collections and Activities, , and for some examples of our work. A departmental description is available at .

Essential Functions

Programmer/Analyst 2: Works with customers to analyze workflows, develop design specifications, create, modify, implement, customize, test, document and maintain software solutions to support the University of Chicago Library's digital collections and other library systems for which the DLDC is responsible.


The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

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