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Staff/Faculty Positions

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, http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1458748. 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; https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/ctmm/index.html) 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.

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL:  https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/44702.

 

STEM Librarian I (Contractual)

Position #:  122038

  • Opened Date:  July 27, 2016
  • Closing Date:  August 8, 2016

The incumbent reports to the Head of the STEM Library and manages a combination of duties and expectations. Theincumbent serves as STEM subject librarian, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content, Reference and ResearchConsulting, Teaching, Learning and Literacies, Outreach and Engagement, and Scholarly Communications and Research DataServices. Additionally, the incumbent will develop programs benefitting STEM disciplines to expand Research Commons @EPSL [http://www.lib.umd.edu/rc]. Programming may focus on issues relevant to the STEM community in the followingcategories: Information literacy, Scholarly communication, GIS, Maker lab, etc. STEM Libraries serve several colleges andschools, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the Collegeof Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Along with other STEM and other subject librarians, the incumbent is in akey position to help the University of Maryland Libraries define a completely new role for subject librarians — a role that willallow the Libraries to be more closely integrated in the whole educational and research process at the University of Maryland.The subject librarians have vision and dynamic perspective to help shape new approaches to faculty/library relationships

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL:  https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/44658.

 

Library Services Specialist, Logistic & Periodicals

Position Number: 122176

  • Opened Date:  July 22, 2016
  • Closing Date:  August 5, 2016

Under the direction of the Coordinator for Logistics & Periodicals, performs daily operations of the Logistics and Periodicals unit in McKeldin Library, including ensuring accurate and timely completion of receiving and shipping tasks, processing and maintenance of periodical and microform collections, maintenance of records in the Aleph integrated library system, and providing customer service relating to these tasks in person, over the phone, and online. Provides public service to library users and other library staff members at the Library Services Desk, including communicating library policies and procedures. With other unit staff, provides administrative support to the unit Coordinator. Participates in continual improvement of existing services, spaces, policies, and procedures of Logistics & Periodicals unit and User Services & Resource Sharing department. Under the shared direction of the Coordinator for Logistics & Periodicals and the Coordinator for Collection Maintenance & Retrieval, and in cooperation with the Library Services student supervisor, oversees student hiring, scheduling, training, and evaluation for approximately 24 students each semester.

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL:  https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/44499.

 

High Density Storage & Document Delivery Library Services Technician (Contingent I)

Position Number:  07211115

  • Opened Date:  July 22, 2016
  • Closing Date:  August 5, 2016

The person in this position will be an essential part of the transfer of materials from McKeldin Library and other branch Libraries at the University of Maryland College Park to Severn Library, an offsite, high-density storage facility. S/he will also provide Scan & Deliver, the Libraries’ document delivery service, to UMD users and perform related work as part of the Resource Sharing & Reserves unit. The preferred work schedule for this position is 10:30am-7:00pm.

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL:  https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/44501.

 

Ruby on Rails Developer (Programmer, Contingent I)

Position Number:  07181036

  • Opened Date:  July 18, 2016
  • Closing Date:  August 1, 2015

The University of Maryland Libraries are in the process of adopting Ruby on Rails as a part of their core technology stack and are looking for a contract developer to help stand up multiple Ruby on Rails applications. The primary focus will be on applications supporting staff administrative work, such as submission and review of 1) annual personnel budget requests, 2) student worker applications and 3) staff generated project ideas.

The successful candidate will work with a team of in-house developers to build the applications and will also provide technical consultation and training on Ruby and Rails best practices. The initial contract duration is for six months with an option for extension based on performance and availability of additional projects.

The UMD Libraries would also like to leverage the growing number of Ruby on Rails based open source applications that are created by the library community. Additional projects could include development of a Hydra based tool for Fedora 4 repository administration or customization of an ArchivesSpace application for archival information management.

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/44343.

 

 

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.

For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/43699.

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions regarding Staff and Faculty positions, contact Aishar Pinnock at apinnoc1[@]umd.edu or 301-405-9249.