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[job list] ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings

ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings
Week of March 11th, 2012

With postings from:
University of Illinois - University Library
Bevande Coffee Shops


Title: Visiting Research Programmer - Mobile/Web Applications Developer
Company: University of Illinois - University Library
Contact: Donna Hoffman <donnahof@xxxxxxxxxxxx> (217) 333-8168
Hiring for: Full-time  
Research Programmer - Mobile/Web Applications Developer
Visiting Academic Professional Position


University Library - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Position Available: This position is available immediately. This is a
100%-time, twelve-month appointment Visiting Academic Professional
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be appointed
to support a digital library grant-funded research project being
conducted at the Undergraduate Library. The appointee will report to the
respective grant projectâ??s principal investigator (PI) and will be a
member of the University Library\'s Software Development Group.
Specifically, this position will support and be funded by the following
grant project:
The Student/Library Collaborative: Toward Transformative Mobile Library
Service, funded by The Institute of Museum and Libraries National
Leadership Grant.
This grant funded position will provide an opportunity to participate in
design, development, and testing of innovative, cutting-edge mobile
applications. The successful candidate will collaborate with experienced
Research Programmers in the Grainger Engineering Library Information
Center and the Libraryâ??s Office of Information Technology Planning and
Policy to design and implement an infrastructure and middleware to
support the creation of the mobile applications.
The responsibilities of this position will include:
developing and/or customizing APIs generated by library data;
designing an infrastructure to support these APIs;
using and/or customizing of commercial APIs;
leading training in using these APIs and developing additional ones;
applying APIs to mobile applications;
troubleshooting, and writing documentation for the process;
developing Web, Windows, and Linux applications and tools;
installing, maintaining, and administering of Web services and other
networked applications;
database design, and programming;
collaborating with student groups on mobile application development;
and providing technical assistance to and consultation with Library and
other University faculty and staff collaborating on the project.
As an Academic Professional, employees are expected to use
â??investigation timeâ?? to pursue areas of interest, not directly in
support of an immediate program need, in accordance with the University
Libraryâ??s policy on Investigation Time for Academic Professional
Employees. Some investigations that originate in this manner may evolve
into regular work assignments or production activities. See
Environment: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library is a
leader in the delivery of user services, and active programs in
information, instructional, access, and scholarly services help the
Library to maintain its place at the intellectual heart of the campus.
The Library also holds one of the preeminent research collections in the
world, encompassing more than 12 million volumes and a total of more
than 23 million items. The Library is committed to maintaining the
strongest collections and service programs possible, and to engaging in
research, development, and scholarly practice - all of which support the
University\'s missions of teaching, research, and public engagement. The
Library employs approximately 90 faculty members, and more than 300
academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants. For more
information, see: http://www.library.illinois.edu/
Qualifications: Required: Bachelorâ??s degree in computer science,
computer engineering, or a related field; 3+ years of experience with
object oriented programming; experience using modern Web-server
development frameworks for creating \'restful\' AJAX web services;
Experience with source control tools: e.g. git, SVN; Knowledge of XML
and XSLT; demonstrable LINUX or UNIX experience; demonstrable knowledge
of relational database design principles and programming using SQL;
ability to work in a collaborative team environment, and successfully
handle multiple priorities; good oral and written communication and
customer service skills.
Preferred: ALA-accredited Masterâ??s degree in library and/or
information science (or equivalent); Experience designing and developing
mobile apps for either the Android or iPhone platforms; experience in a
library IT unit or working with library-specific applications;
experience leading technology training; experience with metadata schema
including MARC, Dublin Core, RDF, etc.; knowledge of library standards
such as MARC, Z39.50, OAI-PMH, or OAI-ORE; experience using web APIs,
such as the Amazon, Google Book, or Hathi Trust APIs; experience
administering Windows or Linux servers, including web servers;
experience applying web application security best practices.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.
Terms of Appointment: Twelve month appointment; 24 work days of vacation
per year; 11 paid holidays; 12 days annual sick leave (cumulative up to
a maximum of 240 days) plus an additional 13 days (non-cumulative) per
year if necessary; health insurance, requiring a small co-payment, is
provided to employees (coverage for dependents may be purchased);
participation in the State Universities Retirement System is required
upon appointment (8% of member\'s salary is withheld and is tax exempt
until retirement); newly hired university employees are covered by the
Medicare portion of Social Security, and are subject to its deduction.
 Campus & Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a
comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research
University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world.
Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in
more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied
research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It
employs 2,000 faculty members who serve 26,000 undergraduates and 10,000
graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receive
campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More
information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu. The
University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which
have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles
south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of
St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a
cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a
major research institution. For more information about the community,
visit: http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html or
Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate
profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest,
resume, and contact information including email addresses for three
professional references. Applications not submitted through this website
will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.
Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, applications and
nominations must be received by March 14, 2012. Interviews may occur
before the closing date; however, no decisions will be made prior to the
closing date.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and
welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas
who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.


Title: Website Design and Social Networking Implementation
Company: Bevande Coffee Shops
Contact: Tyler Buckley <bevandecoffee@xxxxxxx> 309-275-1908
Hiring for:  Part-time Intern/Co-op
I am the owner of Bevande Coffee Shops located in the Siebel Center and
the Mechanical Engineering Building on University of Illinois campus. 
We also have 2 shops in Bloomington/Normal, and the project will help
those stores, our main focus is the U of I campus.  I currently do not
have a working website, although do have most of the material ready to
go for content.  My social networking currently consists of facebook and
twitter accounts that do not get used nearly to their potential.  I am
looking for someone to help me integrate all 3 and use them more
effectively in showcasing our product, specials and menu.  Email is a
great way to contact me.  Thanks, Tyler