Senior Programmer/Analyst – Stony Brook University – New York, NY

Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County’s only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
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Descriptive Title: Senior Programmer/Analyst REF#: WC-S-9076-14-10-F
Budget Title: same as above State Professional Position
Department: Library State Line#: TBD
Grade: SL-4 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $70, 000 – $75, 000

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. In lieu of a degree, four years of directly related full-time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Four years of directly related full-time responsible systems administration experience. Knowledge of scripting/programming of automation tasks, data access and data processing. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task and work independently.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of responsible related library systems experience. Experience in Electronic Data Interchange, SQL, Linux, Library Management Systems, digital library discovery tools, Digital Repositories and open linked data.

Brief Description of Duties: The Senior Programmer/Analyst will work closely with the library’s other units to provide high-quality library service through the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information for the library’s users. The primary responsibilities are: 1) to administer the library’s online automated system; 2) to innovate new methods of access to library data and collections, including a provision of services that feed information to the users of library information where needed, including access to library collections via a variety of computing devices and interfaces; 3) to compile critical library performance and service data and reports for collection development and customer support purposes; 4) assist in the administration and security of the library’s computer network. The successful candidate will: •Administrate the library’s integrated management system and automated catalog. Be responsible for report generation for fiscal management of library acquisitions, customized programming for data management, and coordination with SUNY-wide library standards required for improved access to state-wide library resources.
•Create new and innovative methods to administer and facilitate access to bibliographic data residing on any of the Library’s servers including but not limited to the campus discovery system, document repositories, web, and inter-library loan systems.
•Collect and manage critical performance measurements of library digital resources and services, including usage reports of library digital collections, in preparation of budget planning and collection development.
•Assist in the administration and maintenance of the library’s other servers and workstations.
•Participate in department and University-wide committees, events, and professional organizations. Maintain technical competency and skills in order to adapt as automation evolves.
•Other duties and projects as assigned, in accordance with rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and weekend work is required. Travel for technical conferences and training will be required for this position. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by November 5, 2014. Anticipated start date: As soon as possible.

Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Diana Davies
Library Director’s Office
Melville Library, Room 1511
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

Apply Online:

http://naples.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/af51a98c4c56cd5c85256731006ae132/e5d09a5e5ea59c0485257d6a006924f5?OpenDocument

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/07/2014**, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: I) Information Technology Positions
Posting Date: 10/09/2014

Additional Categories: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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