The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Software Developer/Analyst - Clements Project Web Developer

Hiring department Briscoe Center
Monthly salary $4,166
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 14-06-25-01-9359
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 06/23/2015
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This is project funded position for one year from the time of hire.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide website design, development, and programming support to the Clements Project, a major archival digitization initiative. Collaborate with project and Briscoe Center staff to achieve project objectives.

Essential Functions

Collaborate with Briscoe Center staff, specifically the Digital Content Manager, Digital Archivist, Webmaster, and the Clements Project Manager on the implementation of a new digital preservation and web publishing infrastructure composed of Drupal, Islandora, and Fedora. Develop and integrate existing application programming interfaces (APIs) that support the ingest of digital objects into the Fedora Repository and the synchronization of Fedora objects with Drupal nodes. Collaborate on developing the scope and the functional requirements for Drupal Views and supporting functionality for both the Center's primary website and the Clements Project site. Support user experience testing and evaluation of the Briscoe Center and Clements Project websites in coordination with the Center's digital projects team; incorporate results of user testing into improvements for both sites.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

One year of experience as professional web designer, webmaster, or web maintenance. One year experience with MySQL/PHP, JavaScript, and Drupal development. Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, RSS, and XML. One year experience with systems design and analysis, or developing web based applications. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Skills scores
  • Spelling (score on file)
  • Typing (score on file)
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Studies, or related field. Two to three years experience as professional web designer, webmaster, or web maintenance. Experience providing programming support in an academic environment. Experience with Drupal theming. Knowledge of best practices for the preservation of digital collection material. Experience with archival metadata. Experience building web databases. Experience with XSLT. Knowledge of web application security considerations. Website management experience. Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and collaborative manner as well as to meet challenging situations with flexibility (meet deadlines). Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in writing and in oral presentation. Demonstrated professional demeanor and appearance.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work performed on concurrent multiple projects under pressure of rigid deadlines or time limitations. May require occasional extended work hours or on-call obligation.

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