University of Georgia Libraries

POSITION: GALILEO Programmer/Analyst (Application Analyst Associate)

DEPARTMENT: Systems, GALILEO/GIL Technical Support Group



The GALILEO Programmer/Analyst is responsible to the IT Senior Manager of the GALILEO/GIL Technical Support Group of the Libraries’ Systems Department  for programming web applications to specification using Perl, CGI scripting and HTML.  Programming responsibilities also include maintaining and expanding an existing database application that is internally written and maintained.

In addition, this position's most difficult and complex duties are in the area of software system development, coding to exacting specifications as developed by programmers and non-programmer staff. This position is required to interface with new databases as well as legacy applications and databases. A programmer in this position will typically develop application code with direct supervision or oversight.

Work is assigned to the GALILEO Programmer/Analyst by the Department Head, usually in verbal form. Written software specifications are developed in a team environment and then acted upon independently by the programmer. All work is reviewed by the Department Head and by the project team members. The GALILEO Programmer/Analyst is required to consult with other team members, particularly, in the area of legacy application and database interfacing.


35% *Takes general design criteria from the Technical Lead and implements changes to the Ultimate database.

25% *Takes general design criteria from the Technical Lead and implements changes to various Ultimate and GALILEO projects.

15% Implements computer-based solutions by working with others in the group to develop and coordinate efforts toward implementation, and overseeing the production deployment.

10% Participates in the design, creation, enhancement and maintenance of computer-based solutions on a UNIX platform by working with others in the group by taking general design criteria and determining the best method for accomplishing the intended goal.

5% Performs necessary technical work to configure and program information systems to meet the identified needs.

5% Documents new and existing programs and systems.

3% Participates in library-wide communication by reading, responding to, and initiating information transmitted via GRAPEVINE, Library Update, and appropriate library-wide or departmental meetings and asking questions, seeking clarification, or initiating discussion on library issues.

2% Maintains flexibility and awareness of changes and needs in the department and organization by assuming similar duties and responsibilities as assigned.

* = essential functions of the position


Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification required:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies required to successfully perform work:

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Work Hours: APPLCATION PROCEDURE: Only applications submitted through the University of Georgia's Human Resources Employment website will be considered. Please visit the University of Georgia's Human Resources Employment website at and follow the instructions to submit an online application. Position posting number = 20131341. The University of Georgia values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented minority candidates. The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.