Software Engineer (Backend)

If you’ve ever been to a library and checked out a book or placed a hold online, you may have used our software. The Library Corporation (TLC) has been servicing the Library Industry since 1974. TLC provides premier automation, cataloging, and data services to more than 4,500 public, school, academic, and special libraries worldwide, ranging from single-site facilities to massive metropolitan systems.

Job Description

The Library Corporation is looking for a backend or full stack Java software engineer to join our CARL development team.

The ideal candidate for this position will thrive in a remote environment, excels at understanding code and asking questions, and has an interest in books and libraries.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • ●  Working in an agile development environment (Kanban).
  • ●  Participating in a team designing and developing in Java and Oracle.
  • ●  Translating customer needs and requirements into tightly scoped and estimated units of work.

    Qualifications and Skills

  • ●  Java development experience required
  • ●  Proficiency with Spring required
  • ●  API design and development experience required
  • ●  Javascript frontend development experience a plus
  • ●  Automated testing and test-driven development experience a plus
  • ●  Comfortable in multi-developer environments with estimation, workflow, version control, code reviews and dependency management
  • ●  Experience with docker a plus
  • ●  Experience with python and/or C++ a plus
  • ●  Experience with GitLab pipelines for CI/CD a plus

    Benefits

    TLC offers its employees opportunities to grow and make a real contribution. Our benefits package includes:

  • ●  Paid time off
  • ●  Health Insurance
  • ●  Vision Insurance
  • ●  Dental Insurance
  • ●  Life Insurance
  • ●  401(k)
  • ●  Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • ●  Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • ●  Health Savings Account (HSA)

    Salary range for this position is $65k-$100k, commensurate with experience.

    This position is open to remote candidates, although preference may be given to local candidates. No ongoing business travel requirement is anticipated for this position. TLC’s core hours of operation are 8:30 am to 5 pm in the time zone in which you reside. Teleworkers may request to work +/- up to 2 hrs of deviation from the core hours for your daily schedule, subject to approval. Your core working hours must be consistent, totaling 40 hours per week, and not deviate without approval from your supervisor.

We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits and a congenial work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. An offer of employment with TLC is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

If you have the personal and professional skills for this position and want to work in a rapidly growing enterprise that uses the latest technology, we invite you to send us your resume, professional references, and salary requirements.

Applicants can apply at TLC’s website: https://tlcdelivers.com/career-opportunities/

The Library Corporation is located approximately 50 miles West of Washington, DC.

Software Engineer (Frontend)

If you’ve ever been to a library and checked out a book or placed a hold online, you may have used our software. The Library Corporation (TLC) has been servicing the Library Industry since 1974. TLC provides premier automation, cataloging, and data services to more than 4,500 public, school, academic, and special libraries worldwide, ranging from single-site facilities to massive metropolitan systems.

Job Description

The Library Corporation is looking for a frontend software engineer to join our TLC development team.

The ideal candidate for this position will thrive in a remote environment, excels at understanding code and asking questions, and has an interest in books and libraries.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • ●  Working in an agile development environment (Kanban)
  • ●  Participate in a team designing and developing in Javascript.
  • ●  Translating customer needs and requirements into tightly scoped and estimated units of work.

    Qualifications and Skills

  • ●  Javascript and/or Typescript single page application development experience required
  • ●  React or similar javascript framework experience required
  • ●  Storybook experience a plus
  • ●  Material UI experience a plus
  • ●  Accessibility experience a plus
  • ●  Experience with routing libraries, component-driven development, and design system development a plus
  • ●  Automated testing and test-driven development experience a plus
  • ●  Comfortable in multi-developer environments with estimation, workflow, version control, code reviews and dependency management

    Benefits

    TLC offers its employees opportunities to grow and make a real contribution. Our benefits package includes:

  • ●  Paid time off
  • ●  Health Insurance
  • ●  Vision Insurance
  • ●  Dental Insurance
  • ●  Life Insurance
  • ●  401(k)
  • ●  Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • ●  Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • ●  Health Savings Account (HSA)

    Salary range for this position is $65k-$100k, commensurate with experience.

    This position is open to remote candidates, although preference may be given to local candidates. No ongoing business travel requirement is anticipated for this position. TLC’s core hours of operation are 8:30 am to 5 pm in the time zone in which you reside. Teleworkers may request to work +/- up to 2 hrs of deviation from the core hours for your daily schedule, subject to approval. Your core working hours must be consistent, totaling 40 hours per week, and not deviate without approval from your supervisor.

We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits and a congenial work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. An offer of employment with TLC is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

If you have the personal and professional skills for this position and want to work in a rapidly growing enterprise that uses the latest technology, we invite you to send us your resume, professional references, and salary requirements.

Applicants can apply at TLC’s website: https://tlcdelivers.com/career-opportunities/

The Library Corporation is located approximately 50 miles West of Washington, DC.

Project Manager

The Library Corporation – Project Manager

 

Job Description

The Project Manager is responsible for the implementation management of integrated library systems, data services, smaller projects related to existing and new customers, and other internal projects.  The Project Manager is responsible for adjusting resources and tasks, working closely with the business stakeholders and customers to complete tasks, identifying and managing resolution of issues, reporting project status, and fulfilling contract deliverables. Focus is on completing the project deliverables and taking the new systems into production.

This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides expertise in planning, executing, controlling, and closing processes spanning the full project life cycle

  • Manages implementation, testing, and roll-out activities in integrated library systems integration projects
  • Effectively and proactively manages customer expectations and engages in forward-thinking project planning
  • Develops and maintains the project plan
  • Coordinates all project activities and ensures continuity of project vision
  • Manages project risks through an ongoing process of identifying, assessing, tracking, developing, and executing risk mitigation strategies
  • Creates and presents project communications
  • Monitors process performance and recommends process improvements aimed at elevating product quality

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Extensive experience in coordinating activities among various business units

  • Expert in planning, executing, controlling, and closing processes spanning the full project life cycle, including internal documentation and external communications
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of project management processes, workflows, and terminology
  • Proficiency/Knowledge of project management software/tools
  • Experience in managing and maintaining relationships with customers
  • Experience with implementation, testing, and roll-out activities in an SaaS company a plus 
  • Strong presentation, communication, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience with libraries and integrated library systems a plus

 

Benefits

TLC offers its employees opportunities to grow and make a real contribution. Our benefits package includes:
  • Paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

 

Salary range for this position is $45,000 to $60,000, commensurate with experience.

 

This position is open to remote candidates, although preference may be given to local candidates. No ongoing business travel requirement is anticipated for this position. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits and a congenial work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. An offer of employment with TLC is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

 

If you have the personal and professional skills for this position and want to work in a rapidly growing enterprise that uses the latest technology, we invite you to send us your resume, professional references, and salary requirements.

 

The Library Corporation is located approximately 50 miles West of Washington, DC.

Borgen Project Internship Opportunities (nationwide, remote)

Borgen Project Internship Opportunities (nationwide, remote)

 

  1. Nonprofit Leadership Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

The role and will give an insight into the key skills required to lead and develop a nonprofit organization.

Advocacy Leadership Development – Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District; represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events; mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.

Fundraising Development – Learn how to fundraise. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.

Recruitment – Update job postings; inform groups and classes of openings, introduction to recruitment platforms and listening in to interviews.

Marketing and Promotion – Pitch story ideas to print, broadcast and digital media and utilize social media and develop strategies for web-based messaging.

Qualifications:

– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.

– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.


Details: 
This is an unpaid internship, although college credit is available.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

  1. Political Affairs Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

Responsibilities will include leading public and political outreach in your state and district.

– Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
– Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
– As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
– Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Qualifications:
– 
Outstanding writing skills.
– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

  1. Public Relations/Marketing Internship

The Borgen Project is hiring a Public Relations/Marketing Intern who will work remotely. This public relations intern will be involved in a variety of aspects of marketing and communications.

  • Create a branding campaign.
  • Conduct an informal focus group and gather feedback for market research.
  • Pitch story ideas to print, broadcast and digital media.
  • Create and implement a fundraising strategy.
  • Plan, market and present at an informational meeting.
  • Utilize social media and develop strategies for web-based messaging.
  • Assist with The Borgen Project’s advocacy efforts.

Details: This is an unpaid internship, although college credit is available. The internship is 12-hours per week for 12-weeks. However, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

  1. Writer/Journalist Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a 12-week, part-time, unpaid internship. However, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.

– Write one article per week.
– Research topics.
– Assist with advocacy efforts.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

Writers and Journalists need to submit 2 writing samples.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

 

  1. Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week
Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the U.S.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.
  • Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
  • Represent The Borgen Project in your city – attend events and engage people in the cause.
  • Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to hr@borgenproject.org

 

  1. Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6-months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start

You don’t need to be a lobbyist to help influence foreign policy. As a Regional Director, you’ll serve as a Borgen Project Ambassador in your city – mobilizing your friends, family and colleagues to contact Congress in support of key poverty reduction legislation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for the world’s poor.
  • Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders to support poverty reduction legislation.
  • Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
  • Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
  • Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of U.S. Politics and international development.
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently.
  • Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to the table.
  • Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness.
  • Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to hr@borgenproject.org