Digital library developer

UCC library

Permanent Whole-time Post

UCC wishes to appoint to the role of Digital Library Developer. Reporting to the Head of Research & Digital Services, UCC Library and working closely with colleagues in Library and IT Services, the Digital Library Developer will analyse evolving business needs, identifying and implementing appropriate technical solutions and integrations in line with UCC’s hierarchical approach to deploying of digital services: Configure, Extend, Buy, Build. As part UCC Library’s Digital Library Infrastructure team, and working closely with colleagues across the library, the Digital Library Developer will engage with stakeholders on Digital Transformation Initiatives, providing architectural analysis, software development, system administration skills in support of process automation and systems integration. In addition to enhancing existing user services, the post will have a particular focus on systems and processes for managing and making available digitised and born-digital content in the Library’s collections. This is a unique opportunity to apply your technical skills in a small, multi-disciplinary team, to work with interesting cultural heritage materials, and to deliver innovative and compelling services to end-users.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Eoghan Ó Carragáin, Head of Research & Digital Services. For further information on the Library is available via this link

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated.  As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff.  We encourage applicants to consult our policies at and initiatives at and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

Appointment may be made on the Admin III (Grade 6) Salary Scale: €51,042 – €60,941 (Scale B) / €48,585 – €57,991 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 9th September 2021.

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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