Requisition Number: 03024467 Final Filing Date: 09-24-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: DIGITAL COMM SPEC 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $5,916.67 - $12,733.33/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% FTE, Fixed, Monday-Friday; 9:00am-6:00pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: LIBRARY - 060500 Department Description: The UC Davis Library maintains a complex computing environment serving the needs of library staff, campus patrons, and the public. The local server environment consists of compute servers, along with associated storage systems. Cloud computing services are utilized to support campus systems. Visit http://www.library.ucdavis.edu for more information about the Library.
The UC Davis Library oversees the Peter J. Shields Library, the Carlson Health Sciences Library and the Physical Sciences & Engineering Library in Davis, and the Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general direction of the Library's Director of Online Strategy, assist in the development of strategy and the execution of digital programs that drive innovation and enable the UC Davis Library to engage with faculty, students, and external communities. Responsible for providing advice and input for launching internally sponsored projects that may later be moved to other Library or campus units for ongoing support. Example projects include web-based sites that invite user engagement with digital content; digital applications involving Library archival and special collections material; and applications that provide research communities and the public with an easy-to-use online experience of the data, research, history, and interpretation of major fields of study.
Coordinate across academic communities, research activities, and fundraising interests utilizing a requirements-driven approach to build engagement, obtain consensus on application functionality, and facilitate application development. Work with programming, UX design, librarians, and other professional staff in the Library to deliver these applications. Act as liaison with other University departments, and Campus Information and Educational Technology (IET) on applications of shared interest.
Work closely with the Director of Online Strategy to explore projects that align with the overall strategy and vision of the Library's online presence, within a complex organization engaged in a diverse set of activities. In tandem with the project management team, help to define and drive project deliverables, and represent the work to stakeholders within the Library and the University and to the community outside UC Davis.
Physical Demands: Work at computer for extended period of time (typically 6-8 hours per day). Operating and occasional moving computer and peripheral equipment. Communication in person, telephone and e-mail; and other online services. Reading program output and a variety of computer displays.
Work Environment: 100% appointment. Regular hours Monday - Friday; 9:00am to 6:00pm. Works occasional flexible schedule including irregular shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs. Some remote work is acceptable. Out-of-state and/or international travel for training, conferences, and project work. Overnight stays may be required.
Must be able to adjust schedule to meet emergency needs. Schedule will need to include occasional irregular shifts, weekends, holidays and evenings on short notice to meet operational needs.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: No
Minimum Qualifications: Experience with information studies, library science, or business and public administration.
Experience working with library, scientific, or cultural data and online information services.
Experience working as a producer or product manager for online content collections and applications in libraries, archives, museums, or content-based organizations.
Experience creating engaging online content narratives from written, video, graphic and audio sources.
Writing and presentation skills for forums and online publications including blogging, as well as articles for online publications.
Experience developing online products or sites for large academic, cultural heritage, or research institutions.
Experience with presenting complex technical development to audiences of varying technical understanding.
Knowledge of common library and archival metadata description, structured data formats, and data preparation for search engine optimization.
Experience working and collaborating in technically proficient teams with diverse job tasks.
Familiarity with project management workflows for application development and production.
Analytical, logical and problem solving skills.
Preferred Qualifications: BA degree in journalism, library science, information studies, or business and public administration.
Experience applying for and managing philanthropically funded projects through public and private foundations.
Experience working in Agile/Scrum software development environments.
Experience with GitHub or other software version control systems.
Knowledge of cloud-based computing, data management, and analysis tools.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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