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Archive Science Application Branch Manager
Space Telescope Science Institute
JWST is launching in October 2021!

Join our team by supporting data and services for the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST). MAST is a multi-petabyte astronomical data archive that maintains Hubble, Kepler, GALEX, the future Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) mission data. This team provides a number of services related to data archive such as curation, documentation, access, search, retrieval and analysis. You will work with a team that is passionate about the work they do in support of astronomers around the world.

Our software applications include rich search interfaces, web-based visualization tools, and data APIs. MAST is recognized as providing first-class support for its users and science teams and as such, an ability to communicate clearly and professionally with our community is necessary. Your job will be to lead the design and implement of services that support the data archive of today and help shape future innovations that will allow MAST to continue to be the premier archive for data-driven astronomy in the 21st century.
Senior Ruby Developer
Notch8 is seeking a Senior Developer to join our team. We are looking for a talented web developer with good collaboration skills, who can quickly take the lead on incoming projects as we expand. A successful candidate will have strength in Ruby on Rails development, especially experience in the Samvera digital repository stack, and the ability to lead a project team and guide junior staff. Though we are San Diego-based, we have successfully gone fully remote in 2020 and are open to candidates in any location.

Digital Archivist
Smith College Special Collections
Smith College Special Collections is looking for a Digital Archivist!  This full time, permanent position reflects common needs in a medium-to-large repository: digital records accessioning, description and arrangement, systems integration, and project management. Come work with engaged colleagues towards a common mission, with extraordinary materials, situated in a beautiful new library building at one of top 20 liberal arts colleges in the United States. 

Smith College Special Collections, staffed with an average of 20 FTEs, is home to 30,000 linear ft. of archival material, over 50,000 rare books, and over 30 TB of data. We collect and make accessible the records of grassroots feminist organizations and individuals, particularly organizations interested in anti-carceral feminism, environmental justice, advocacy for sex workers and other areas outlined in our collection development strategy. Other areas of strength include women’s educational history, institutional records, and rare books across literature, poetry, artists books, botanical and science history and so much more. 

We are committed to an expansion of pre-custodial community collaboration, ethical and transparent work with all stakeholders, and continuing / expanding a feminist cultural practice in the workplace. Smith College Special Collections is still developing better digital content management protocols. We’re looking for candidates who are generative, can move processes forward, can ask for help when needed, and are eager to help strengthen our culture of digital stewardship in the department.
Digital Library Applications Administrator
Smith College Libraries
Smith College Libraries seeks a Digital Library Applications Administrator to support systems used for the management, distribution, and preservation of Special Collections’ unique holdings. The successful candidate will have a strong technical background including programming expertise, familiarity with archival practices, and a demonstrated ability to move complex projects forward in a collaborative environment.

Anticipated hiring range is $53,284 - $67,937  with the actual offer based on finalist’s experience, among other factors.
Web Services Librarian
Smith College Libraries
Smith College Libraries seeks a Web Services Librarian to provide support for many of the digital tools used to manage, discover, and access the libraries’ collections and services. The successful candidate will have strong technical expertise including programming experience, an understanding of current technology trends in academic libraries, and a willingness to collaborate closely with colleagues across the Libraries and the Five College community on systems and processes.

Anticipated hiring range is $53,284 - $67,937  with the actual offer based on finalist’s experience, among other factors.
Library IT Operations Engineer
Princeton University
The Princeton University Library Information Technology, Imaging, and Metadata Services is recruiting an IT Operations Engineer to join our IT Operations and Desktop Support Team. As a member of this team, you will partner with Library leaders, campus technology specialists, and commercial solution providers to support staff and patron computing needs.

In this role, you will combine analytical ability, technical skills, customer service, and creative thinking to provide technical support and automation solutions for Library applications. You will collaborate with colleagues across the organization and disciplinary boundaries to collect requirements, evaluate technologies, and recommend solutions regarding hardware including servers, storage, and security infrastructure. Using monitoring and data trends, you will improve performance and access while applying a sound knowledge of security practices. You will plan the transition of legacy systems to modern replacements and stay ahead of industry developments.

This is a full-time, permanent position which reports to the Library IT Operation Manager. Perks include training opportunities and HR benefits. Teleworking arrangements may be considered.

See the posting for more information on the job and duties.

Consultant (Data Specialist)
AVP is looking for talented, diverse, energetic, and creative folks to join our fantastic team of consultants, and right now we are hoping to find a data specialist. We are seeking a data management consultant who can help bridge our consulting and software development services and products. This role will work on a diverse set of projects and challenges, including data migrations, system integrations, web and desktop application development, and data warehousing development.
Data Services Specialist
Georgia State University
The Georgia State University Library ( seeks an intellectually curious and innovative colleague to join us as a Data Services Specialist. The Data Services Specialist is part of the growing Research Data Services (RDS) Team (, a team of professionals at our downtown Atlanta campus with expertise to support qualitative and quantitative data collection, analysis, visualization, and management across academic disciplines.

The full position posting with job responsibilities, required and preferred qualifications, salary range, and information about required application materials is available linked from our Employment website ( and directly at
Systems Librarian
Columbia University
Columbia University Libraries seeks an experienced Systems Librarian to join our Library Systems team. Reporting to the Head of Library Infrastructure Systems, the successful candidate will provide knowledge and expertise in the areas of software programming and analysis, specializing in library technologies and services. This role is crucial to maintaining discovery and access to the vast and rapidly growing print and electronic holdings of the Libraries. The services developed and maintained by the Systems Librarian directly serve all faculty, students and scholars who use Columbia’s unified discovery system, CLIO, to access the Libraries’ collections for their research and teaching needs.
Emerging Data Practices Librarian - Cornell University Library
Cornell University Library
The Olin & Uris Libraries Research and Learning Services Department at Cornell University is seeking an Emerging Data Practices Librarian.

We are looking for someone who will help students and scholars become more confident users of data in the humanities and social sciences – particularly with emerging types of research data, including text. We want you to have some technical experience, and enthusiasm for building more experience on the job. But most importantly, we want you to bring a wide-ranging curiosity, a dedication to helping varied learners develop and grow, and a desire to help build an equitable and anti-racist interdisciplinary collective for applied information science.

Does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk.

We know that no single data professional can specialize in everything. The person in this position will be a key member of the Digital CoLab team, but at Cornell University Library, we work together across departments, and across campus, to solve problems, learn new skills, and support each other’s work. If this position sounds good to you, please don’t allow fear of not having enough data skills get in the way of applying.
A variety of job opportunities at LYRASIS
LYRASIS is looking for great people to join our technology team. We are engaged in a number of exciting initiatives, growing rapidly, and need new members of an already outstanding team of technologists.
Analyst Programmer
Oregon State University Libraries and Press
This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for the Library at Oregon State University (OSU).

This position is a member of the library technology unit that develops and supports OSULP’s open source software applications and integrates library software with campus systems. Working both independently and with a team, the analyst programmer uses an open source software framework (Ruby on Rails) to develop and maintain several major web applications: the institutional repository, ScholarsArchive@OSU; the digital asset management system, Oregon Digital; and the library’s kiosk software. In addition, this position will work on other library applications and integrations with campus and vendor software. They will also be responsible for resolving non-routine problems as they arise.

Analyst programmers work with staff across the library, and are expected to have good communication skills, listen well, and translate technical information to non-technical people. Some travel and evening and weekend work may be required in order to launch updates and new projects, and/or to attend meetings and conferences.

Remote work will be determined between supervisor and employee.
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