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Staff/Faculty Positions

First Year Experience Librarian (Open Rank)

Position Number: 116287

  • Opened Date:  June 24, 2016
  • Closing Date:  August 5, 2016

The University of Maryland Libraries seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and service-oriented entry level or early career professional for the position of First Year Experience Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Teaching Services, this position will contribute to the expansion of a student-centered information literacy program for first-year students by designing, creating, coordinating, teaching, and assessing instruction for large general education courses and living-learning programs. The incumbent will work collaboratively with colleagues in the Research and Learning Division to develop online, blended, and mobile learning objects and teaching materials.

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Applications Developer

Position Number: 119854

  • Opened Date: June 16, 2016
  • Closing Date: July 11, 2016

The Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) Division provides systems support and development services to the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium. The applications developer works independently and collaboratively with DSS team members and staff at USMAI libraries to develop, configure, and extend existing and new applications that address the needs of the consortium's 17 libraries. Supported applications include a mix of commercial, open source, and locally developed systems.

This position works across departments, working on initiatives of the Consortial Library Applications Support (CLAS) team and participating in the procedures, practices, and knowledge sharing of the Software Systems Development and Research (SSDR) team. The position reports to the SSDR manager and receives work assignments from the CLAS manager.

The incumbent will participate in activities throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle, producing thorough documentation, managing applications using version control, and following team procedures and workflows for code release. UMD Libraries is a collaborative environment with opportunities to share knowledge and experiences with other developers and Libraries staff. All team members are relied upon to identify and recommend solutions that enhance the work of the CLAS team, staff of USMAI libraries, and users at the consortium's libraries.

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Data Services Librarian

Position Number:  119128

  • Opened Date: May 27, 2016
  • Closing Date: July 5, 2016

The incumbent reports to the Manager of Digital Programs and Initiatives (DPI), serves as the technical lead to develop and design novel, sustainable data services throughout all stages of the research data lifecycle,  and supports the collection, description, storage, and analysis of data acquired or generated by researchers. S/he serves as the expert on technology and tools to support researchers and partners as they manage, analyze, share, communicate, and preserve their research data. S/he must collaborate closely with Libraries’ staff to ensure Research Data Services are aligned with the diverse needs of a broad variety of researchers, and s/he takes the initiative to identify and support the technical needs of researchers as well as suggest improvements and new services or workflows. S/he also actively participates in programs and projects in DPI including but not limited to the institutional repository (DRUM), digital publishing, and digital collections. The incumbent’s goals should be to facilitate broad dissemination of UMD-generated researcher data on appropriate platforms as well as ensuring the UMD Libraries is preserving data as necessary and required by policy. S/he engages in technical consultations with researchers to identify needs, provides instruction in tools for data collection, description, analysis, and exploration, and coordinates closely with both technical and non-technical staff throughout UMD Libraries to deploy technical solutions for data management. S/he works across disciplinary, departmental, and divisional boundaries to forge connections between problem sites, resources, and applications. S/he is the communication hub between a variety of teams to carry out data curation projects and related programs. S/he helps cultivate partnerships and strengthen collaborations between researchers, curators, technologists, and administrators.

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