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Staff/Faculty Positions

Accounting Associate

Position #:  122596

  • Opened date: November 18, 2016
  • Closing date: December 2, 2016

Member of the Business section, one of three sections within the Acquisitions Department. Responsible for approving all Acquisitions invoice payments. Works closely with other Acquisitions Department staff to facilitate all aspects of the receiving and payment process for all library materials. Participates in departmental activities such as developing section goals and objectives, planning and implementation of ongoing activities and special projects, and coordinating departmental activities.

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Library Services Specialist - Evening

Position #:  122555

  • Opened date:  November 11, 2016
  • Closing date:  November 25, 2016

Under the direction of the Coordinator of Library Services, performs daily operations of the Library Services unit in McKeldin Library, including the first floor Library Services Desk, library closing procedures, maintenance and troubleshooting of public computers and equipment (e.g., scanners, copiers, and printers), and related functions. Provides public service to library users and other library staff members at the Library Services Desk, including communicating library policies and procedures, circulation of materials, and responding to user information needs. Assists Coordinator of Library Services in managing the virtual reference knowledgebase. Provides guidance and instruction to other library staff and functional supervision to student assistants as needed. Primarily works Sunday-Thursday afternoons and evenings until close (generally 2:45 PM to 11:15 pm—adjusted when the library closes early such as winter term, spring break, and intersessions), though daytime or other weekend shifts may be required.

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Performing Arts Librarian (Open Rank)

Position #:  102811

  • Opened Date:  November 7, 2016
  • Closing Date:  December 4, 2016

The incumbent reports to the Head of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL) and manages a combination of duties and expectations. The incumbent serves as liaison to the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and assists the liaison to the School of Music, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content; Reference and Research Consulting; Teaching, Learning and Literacies; Outreach and Engagement; and Scholarly Communications and Research Data Services. The incumbent supervises 2 FTE circulation and reserves staff members. Additionally, the incumbent will develop programs, events, services, and spaces benefitting performing arts disciplines to expand the UMD Libraries’ Research Commons concept to MSPAL [].  Programming may focus on issues relevant to the arts community in the following categories: Information literacy, scholarly communication, digital humanities, copyright, digital reformatting, performance documentation, arts-based production technology, etc.

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R Software Developer (Contingent II)

Position #:  122108

  • Opened Date:  July 27, 2016
  • Best Date of Consideration: August 29, 2016

The R Software Developer will provide programming in support of a National Science Foundation Advances in Biological Informatics grant entitled Advanced mathematical, statistical, and software tools to unlock the potential of animal tracking data, This project focuses on adapting mathematical and statistical methods from geostatistics, physics, signal processing, and computer science for the analysis of animal tracking datasets. The centerpiece of the project is the continuous-time movement modeling (ctmm; analysis package for the R environment for statistical computing. This package implements the methods developed by the project team and serves as the interface with the community of ecologists and conservation biologists studying animal movement processes.

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