ULS IT Resident

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Job posting number: #7235661

Posted: April 8, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Pittsburgh University Library System (ULS) requires an IT Resident for systems development projects in the ULS that support the library's services and programs in open-access scholarly publishing, scholarly digital archives, scholarly communications infrastructure, and other digital scholarship initiatives. This is a 24-month, full-time position in the ULS Information Technology Department designed to give new graduates a practical career-building
opportunity which benefits both the Resident and the ULS. The Resident will gain directed, hands-on experience building out ULS information systems within a mutually chosen set of specialization tracks. At various times the incumbent will perform in all areas of systems analysis, system design, needs
assessment, software development, interface design and development, and software support for numerous electronic publishing and library-related applications.

The incumbent must be a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Computing and Information Systems or an equivalent computational, informatics, or engineering program at the University of Pittsburgh. The incumbent must quickly learn new concepts, manage tasks efficiently while meeting deadlines, and possess excellent communication skills. The incumbent must be a self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team-player.

Job Summary
Performs basic development, customization, and integration work on application systems. Assists in preparing detailed specifications, recommendations, and testing procedures.

Essential Functions
The incumbent will perform in areas of systems analysis, system design, needs assessment, software development, interface design and development, and software support. The incumbent will be responsible for communication with staff, faculty, students, and other stakeholders both within and external to the university.

Physical Effort
This is typically a sedentary position.
This position must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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