Position Announcement: Boston College Library Applications Developer

By IS Lab October 19, 2021

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Boston College Libraries is seeking a Library Applications Developer
to join our enthusiastic, collaborative, and supportive team. We’re looking for someone who will enjoy solving interesting problems, experimenting with new ideas, and advocating for user needs.

As a Library Applications Developer, you will:

  • Collaborate with partners from across campus to develop and implement practical, usable library services
  • Serve as technical lead from design to deployment while balancing interests and requirements from a wide range of stakeholders
  • Discover and advocate for the needs of Students, Faculty, and Staff 
  • Contribute to the team’s development and support methodologies
  • Report to the Head of Library Systems and Applications

You’ll love this role if you are passionate about application development and are fascinated by the unique challenges of searching and using library collections online. You’ll work closely with colleagues across the library and university, including archivists, metadata specialists, and scholars.

Boston College Libraries operate in accordance with our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion values statement (library.bc.edu/edi), which is central to our mission. We acknowledge historical, structural, and systemic injustices and are actively working to build a culture that recognizes, values, and empowers all people and provides space for discourse and growth. We expect applicants for this position to demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a respectful, accountable, and intentionally inclusive culture.

To apply, please visit the Boston College Employment website: https://bc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/5373?c=bc

Hiring range: 

We’re looking to make the right addition to our team. Salary is commensurate with your experience developing web applications in a Linux/Unix environment. Regardless of your experience level, we’re committed to supporting your growth in this role.

  • Less than 3 years: Associate Library Applications Developer – $60,800 – $76,000
  • 3-5 years: Library Applications Developer – $70,500 – $88,100
  • 5 or more years: Senior Library Applications Developer – $77,750 – $97,200