140 · Representative Documents: Job Descriptions of OSS Contributors
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
Digital Initiatives Programmer 1
Position Description Questionnaire
Experience or knowledge of XML schemas or DTDs such as TEI, KML, or RDF.
Experience or knowledge of libraries, preferably academic libraries.
Ability to work on unique, one-of-a-kind projects.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with others from diverse personal and professional backgrounds.
Ability to work independently or collaboratively in group settings.
Ability to quickly learn new programming languages and technologies.
Ability to think creatively and problem solve.
Physical Requirements: (Please complete attached chart)
G. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please provide any additional information you believe will assist in understanding this position:
This position will work side-by-side on a daily basis with other programmers and system
administrators as they develop and implement new and emerging information technologies in a
library environment. The individual in this position will routinely engage in deeply complex technical
planning, problem solving, and decision making concerning computer programs, systems, and
services which students and faculty teachers and researchers in our university community will depend
The key to success for the individual selected for this position is the ability to quickly learn and
smoothly transition to new programming languages/technologies as specific projects demand. Unlike
many programmer positions that are focused on a specific core set of technologies, this position will
be much more diverse and require great technical agility.
the Departmental Organizational Chart prepared by your department with names and
titles (include to whom this position reports, others who report to the same individual, and
who reports to this position).
This Position Description Questionnaire (PDQ) has been reviewed by the individuals whose signatures
appear below, indicating that the PDQ accurately reflects the job content of the position: