Data Services Librarian
Position Number: 119128
- Opening 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.
For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: http://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/42925.
Position Number: 121961
- Opening Date: May 16, 2016
- Closing Date: June 13, 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: http://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/42552.
If you have any questions regarding Staff and Faculty positions, contact Aishar Pinnock at apinnoc1[@]umd.edu or 301-405-9249.