21.439 job for Digitization Programmer at Kentucky

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2007 21:36:26 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 439.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 09:59:44 +0000
         From: "Dot Porter" <dporter_at_uky.edu>
         Subject: Digitization Programmer position

New position at the University of Kentucky Libraries. Deadline for
applications is January 8, 2008.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Vickery, Kelly <kmvick0_at_email.uky.edu>
Date: Dec 24, 2007 3:48 PM
To: UKDIGLIB_at_lsv.uky.edu

Position Available: Digitization Programmer

Description: The Digitization Programmer position is a full-time UK
Server Administrator/Programmer I position working in the Library
Information Technology Division and with the Digital Programs

Responsibilities: The Digitization Programmer will work primarily with
Digital Programs to create programs to improve work flows in the
creation of digital images. The programmer will examine digital
conversion work flows and create automated processes. Implement
standards and specifications for metadata creation according to XML,
METS/ALTO, MARC and other formats. Validate data for digital
repository ingest. Application development. Produce scripts for work
with commercially produced software. Database creation and
management. Maintain troubleshoot, update and customize server

Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Computer Science or
similar field plus two years related experience. Master's degree

Salary and Benefits: Salary and rank within the University library
system commensurate with experience and qualifications; $35,554
minimum. Full-time appointment within the UK Libraries system.
Standard fringe benefits; 15 days annual leave; TIAA/CREF, Fidelity
and Twentieth Century Annuity plans. Visit
http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/ for additional benefits information.

Library: The University of Kentucky Libraries system includes the
main William T. Young Library, Medical Center Library, Law Library,
Special Collections & Digital Programs, Agricultural Information
Center, Fine Arts Library, Design Library, Education Library,
Engineering Library and five science libraries. Combined holdings
total more than 3 million volumes. The system has a staff of 80
librarians and 109 support staff and serves a student body of 28,000.
The UK Libraries use the Voyager integrated library system. Library
membership includes the Association of Research Libraries, SOLINET,
ASERL, and the Center for Research Libraries, and is a regional
depository for government publications.

For more details or to apply please check this site:


Kelly M. Vickery
Associate Dean for
Library Information Technology
William T. Young Library
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY 40506-0456
phone: (859)257-0500, ext.: 2107
fax: (859) 257-0505
email: kmvick0_at_email.uky.edu

Dot Porter, University of Kentucky
Program Coordinator
Collaboratory for Research in Computing for Humanities
dporter_at_uky.edu          859-257-1257 x.82115
Editorial Assistant, REVEAL Project
Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments
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