Programmer Analyst 2
Library Access Integration Services
Yale University Library
Band 3 - Grade 24

Schedule: 37.5 Hours, Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 pm

Fixed Duration Position:  3 Years from Date of Hire with possible  

The University and the Library
One of the world's leading research libraries, Yale University Library  
is a full partner in teaching, research, and learning at Yale and is  
visited by scholars from around the world.  A distinctive strength is  
its rich spectrum of resources, including approximately thirteen  
million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient  
papyri to early printed books to electronic databases.  The Library is  
engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and  
digital collections.  Housed in twenty-two buildings including the  
Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript  
Library, and the new Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse  
staff of nearly six-hundred who offer innovative and flexible services  
to library readers.  To learn more about Yale University Library and  
its collections and services, visit< 

The Position
Reporting to the Programmer Analyst III in Library Access Integration  
Services, the Programmer Analyst is responsible for the design,  
development, testing, installation, and maintenance of Library web and  
database applications and analyzes the technical needs of staff,  
faculty and readers, and develops proposals to acquire or develop the  
tools to answer those needs.

Plans and implements project scope, schedule and budgetary  
requirements.  Creates and maintains the databases that support and  
make possible the successful implementation of Library's Digital  
Collections.  Works with other Library technology staff and IT staff  
across the University, collaborates on the development and  
implementation of a variety of automation and digitization projects  
conducted in and for the Library.  Produces related documentation and  
user manuals as needed.  May design and conduct technical training  
sessions for Library staff.  Provides high-level support for the use  
of ILLiad.  May be required to assist with disaster recovery efforts.   
May be assigned to work at the West Campus location in West Haven, CT.

Bachelor's degree in a relevant area and three years of programming  
experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated expertise in MS SQL Server 2005/2008 database  
development.  Demonstrated high-level expertise supporting Windows XP  
or Vista.  Demonstrated experience developing web sites using HTML,  
CSS and XML.  Experience with object oriented programming using one or  
more of the following: VBScript, java, Visual Basic, ASP or C#.   
Experience in developing SOAP and REST Web Service applications.   
Experience with MS SQL Server 2005/2008 programming and development.   
Experience with digital asset management systems used at Yale such as  
Luna Insight, Extensis Portfolio, ContentDM, etc.  Experience using  
image creation / manipulation tools including PhotoShop.  Experience  
with classroom presentation tools including PowerPoint or Keynote.   
Demonstrated experience assisting users with various levels of  
technical expertise.

Well developed analytical and problem solving skills.  Excellent oral  
and written communication skills, particularly a demonstrated ability  
to conduct technical training sessions and prepare appropriate on-line  
documentation for use by non-technical and technical staff.  Skill at  
working with and leading teams of IT and non-IT staff.  Excellent  
planning and organizational skills.  Advanced knowledge of HTML and  
Web programming and scripting languages such as VBScript, Visual  
Basic, ASP and [dot]Net.  Experience with MS SQL Server 2005  
programming and development.  Demonstrated experience developing  
database-driven web sites.  Demonstrated success in network and/or  
workstation application development using Microsoft .NET using either  
Visual Basic or C#.  Strong service orientation and excellent  
analytical, organizational, and problem resolution skills.  Solid  
working knowledge of Windows Server 2003/2008, IIS.  Solid working  
knowledge of Windows XP.  Demonstrated ability to work well  
independently and with others in a rapidly changing and demanding  

Preferred:  Experience with MS SQL Server 2005/2008 programming and  
development; experience creating stored procedures and user defined  
types.  Experience in the use of Windows Active Directory  
infrastructure and MAC OS.  Experience with XSL and XSLT.  Experience  
in application development with one of more of the following: C/C++,  
Delphi, Java/J# or F#.  Experience with Visual Studio 2005/2008, .NET  
2/3, LINQ.  Formal project management training or PMP certification.

Salary and Benefits
Rank and competitive salary will be based upon the successful  
candidate's qualifications and experience. Full benefits package  
including pro-rated 22 vacation days; 18 holiday, recess and personal  
days; comprehensive health care; TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan;  
and relocation assistance. Applications will be accepted until the  
position is filled. Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume,  
and the names of three references should be sent by creating an  
account and applying online< 
jobs>.  Please be sure to include Source Code #7826BR.

Background Check Requirements
All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre- 
employment screening. All offers are contingent on successful  
completion of a background check.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.   
Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly  
encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented  
minority groups.


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University of Maryland College Park
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