144 · Representative Documents: Job Descriptions of OSS Contributors
Digital Initiatives Programmer 2
Position Description Questionnaire
Rev. 2/1/13
System Administration 15%
o Work closely with departmental system administrators to develop, implement, and carry out
procedures for both immediate and long-term administration and support of all new
information technology computer programs, systems, and services this position is responsible
for creating and implementing.
At a minimum this includes:
o Work as the primary system administrator for Mac OS X servers and maintain all server
software and hardware for each implementation including software upgrades.
o Training other departmental system administrators on newly implemented technologies.
o Working closely with departmental server administrators to continually maintain and improve
the stability, availability (up time), performance, and security of implemented computer
programs, systems, and services.
o Working closely with departmental backup server administrators to perform disaster planning
that ensures all data for implemented computer programs, systems, and services is backed up
and fully recoverable in the event of catastrophic system failure.
o Troubleshooting any problems that may occur and developing and implementing solutions
and procedures designed to minimize the chance of their recurrence in the future.
Collaboration 35%
o Collaborate with department members, faculty librarians, and other library staff on assigned
information technology development projects.
At a minimum this includes:
o Attend and contribute to project-related meetings.
o Ensure that assigned tasks are completed on time and within budget in order to ensure the
projects and departmental needs are met successfully.
o Work with others to solve project-related problems in a timely and effective manner.
o Document and share procedures with other department members to ensure long-term
sustainability of library systems.
o Consult with supervisor and department members to identify and recommend optimal
technologies, techniques, and strategies for successful project completion.
o Consult with end users, other library programmers and technologists, OIT technologists, and
UTK Libraries' faculty and staff concerning user needs, usability requirements, campus
computer security requirements, and integration of new programs and services with existing
library and university computer systems and services.
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