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Thursday, April 30, 2015

[LIBJOBS] Digital Library Interface Developer, Lafayette College, Easton PA


Lafayette College seeks a talented and engaged user interface programmer to join the Library's Digital Scholarship Services department.   Are you passionate about Open Source software development? Are you excited by the prospect of creating elegant interfaces for Hydra/Fedora repositories and innovative repository-backed digital research projects? Do you dream in JavaScript, think in Linked Open Data, and/or daydream in Ruby (with sporadic lapses into PHP (within Drupal))?

Our library values involvement with digital library development communities and encourages close collaboration locally and beyond.   We seek someone who will thrive as an integral part of a dynamic team that is committed to furthering digital research and scholarship through the use of continuous integration and deployment, emerging approaches to CSS styling, and modern social programming tools and techniques. We invite applications from those who share our perspective, particularly women and other under-represented groups.

If this ad describes you, please send a resume, three professional references, and a cover letter explaining why you are passionate about digital libraries and what you can offer our growing development team to: Neil McElroy, Dean of Libraries, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042 or via email to:

Lafayette College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college with degree programs in the arts, sciences, and engineering. Lafayette received the 2014 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, which recognized, among other accomplishments, the Library's innovative approaches to digital scholarship. Librarians at Lafayette hold faculty status, without rank or tenure, and participate in college governance as members of the Faculty. The Library strongly encourages and generously supports professional development.

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