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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

[LIBJOBS] Job Announcement: ILS Developer/Analyst (CNT 3), University of California, Santa Barbara Library

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ILS Developer/Analyst (CNT 3), University of California, Santa Barbara Library


Reporting to the the Manager of Software Development, the ILS Developer/Analyst is responsible, along with colleagues in the Library Technology Development and Operations group, for managing the Library's ILS (currently Aleph) as well as the integrated systems and interfaces to outside systems (OCLC, Worldcat, California Digital Library and others).

The position is also responsible for helping to create and regularly maintain the various online and batch interfaces between the ILS and outside systems and data sources among them OCLC, Aeon, LTI, CDL, HathiTrust, West Archive and others.

Responsible for significant data extracting and reporting using SQL and other reporting tools. Complex reports and queries are created for Technical and Public Services staffs, for ARL statistics and other national organizations that collect library data. Manages various data loads and feeds, including financial, patron, and bibliographic. 

Plays an active important role in managing system data integrity, keeping up with maintenance requirements and new release installation oversight, and if need be, recovery and restoration. Provides documentation for performing these various tasks.

He/she is also responsible for analyzing new Library system products with the aim of making strategic recommendations, choices, and decisions about next generation migration. Also responsible for managing such migrations, including comprehensive data migration as well as configuration choices and policy decisions.

This position routinely interacts and collaborates with many staff in the library and in various University departments, as well as with software vendors.



In depth knowledge of Library Integrated System data formats and structures

Demonstrated experience with SQL/RDBMS systems.

Familiarity with using Linux/Unix.

Demonstrated experience using at least two scripting tools, such as Unix shell, PERL, PHP, Ruby and or Python, as well as experience with HTML/CSS.

Demonstrated knowledge of Library catalog data.

Demonstrated knowledge of XML markup for library data.

Experience with Unicode, and library related non-Roman character encoding.

Ability to troubleshoot issues with library systems or library data and to manage solutions.

Excellent communication skills.

Please apply through the UCSB Jobs portal -

About UCSB:

The University of California, Santa Barbara is one of ten campuses that comprise the University of California system and is a member of the exclusive Association of American Universities (AAU).  In addition, the University Library at UC Santa Barbara is a member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries (ARL).  The library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable professional and support staff.

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