Library Technologies & Programmer Specialist
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, UTM offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional masters programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.
The University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) system is the largest academic library in Canada and is consistently ranked among the top-10 research libraries in North America. The system consists of over 40 libraries located on three University campuses: St. George, Mississauga, and Scarborough that together provide access to more than 12 million print volumes, millions of electronic resources in various formats, and almost 30,000 linear metres of archival materials. The Libraries’ data centre houses more than 200 servers with a storage capacity of 1.5 petabytes.
The U of T Mississauga Library (UTM Library), located in the award-winning Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre (HMALC), is a leading, world-class Library committed to providing students with an open and collaborative environment – one that embeds rich information and technology resources, integrates expert services into a dynamic and imaginative experience, and inspires and facilitates learning. The UTM Library offers inspiring study and research spaces, a dedicated team of Librarians and Library staff, and a suite of public, instruction and research support services that support faculty, staff and students.
The UTM Library offers a dynamic and professional environment that fosters a culture built on respect, accountability, teamwork, and a shared commitment to customer service. This position will collaborate extensively with various Library units in offering innovative and comprehensive solutions for a variety of Library initiatives. Our core mission is to support the learning, teaching and research needs of all UTM undergraduate and graduate programs.
Reporting to the Library Technologies & Liaison Librarian, the Library Technologies & Programmer Specialist is responsible for providing technical expertise, systems support, and original programming in the areas of website development, website design and digital scholarship project support by investigating, testing, implementing, maintaining, updating, and documenting web-based applications and server-side solutions. The incumbent will also be responsible for the testing, setup, and maintenance of various computer hardware and peripherals, doing demonstrations, and answering questions from library patrons. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for setting up and maintaining various development environments for iOS and Android app development, development workstations for video game development, including augmented and virtual reality, and setting up and maintaining various audio and video equipment and various computer hardware and software relating to digitization. The incumbent also supports library specific technologies such as self-checkout systems, library management systems, and technology that is available to patrons in the library technology lending program.
Your responsibilities will include:
Employee Group: United Steelworkers (USW)
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: USW Pay Band 12 -- $69,730 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $89,172. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
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