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Staff and Faculty Positions

Assistant Dean, Administrative Services

  • The salary range is $139,400-$150,000, salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Open until filled.  
  • Best date of consideration:  January 20, 2023

Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Assistant Dean, Administrative Services, serves as a key strategic advisor to the Dean and provides leadership, expertise, and work for the administrative operations of the Libraries, which includes budgetary and financial management, contracts and grants, and human resources. The incumbent uses expert knowledge of University and Libraries’ policies and procedures in service to the Libraries’ community; and may also serve as the Acting Dean, responsible for responding to the needs of students, faculty, staff and the public, in the absence of the Dean and Associate Deans.

The incumbent serves as a member of the Libraries’ senior Administrative Leadership Team (ALT) as well as the Library Management Group (LMG). The position balances strategic and long-term planning with a hands-on, tactical approach to implementation and assessment for the Libraries’ Administrative Services Division consisting of 9 total FTE staff and student assistants. The Assistant Dean directly supervises 2.0 FTE exempt employees.

This position provides strategic leadership and oversight for assigned areas in the position’s portfolio, but also contributes significant hands-on work related to strategic planning, implementation, and assessment. The position provides leadership as the administrative sponsor for various working groups and committees as needed and participates in appropriate professional development activities to stay current with trends and best practices in academic libraries and administration.

To apply for the position, please go to the Assistant Dean, Administrative Services application page


Business Services Specialist

  • Salary Range: $44,000-$54,000 commensurate with experience
  • Apply By: November 17, 2022.

The Business Services Specialist reports to the Senior Accountant and provides support to the Libraries Business Services office; assisting with the day-to-day business activities for the department. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, entry level professional accounting work such as account reconciliations, journal entries, accounts payable functions and preparation of monthly business activity reports.

To apply for the position, please go to the Business Services Specialist application page.


Digital Services Librarian (Faculty, Open Rank)

  • Salary Range: $54,000-$62,000, commensurate with experience and rank at appointment
  • Best Consideration Date:  November 18, 2022

The Digital Services Librarian is responsible for supporting digital applications, cross-platform integrations, and product management activities at the University of Maryland Libraries. Reporting to the Manager, Digital Programs and Initiatives, the Digital Services Librarian actively works with staff throughout the UMD Libraries to gather business requirements for development of new and refined digital library software application features, integrations, and workflows, and provides support and instruction to UMD Libraries’ staff in the installation, development, and use of digital applications. The Digital Services Librarian collaborates closely with staff in the Software Systems Development and Research department to implement new and upgraded applications, perform quality assurance testing, communicate issues clearly, and act as product owner for applications under the Digital Programs and Initiatives portfolio. Serving as a translator and bridge between UMD Libraries staff and technical departments, the Digital Services Librarian will ensure that all parties gain shared understanding of system requirements and project scope. The Digital Services Librarian serves as an active member of Digital Services and Technologies, contributing to divisional initiatives and leading specific projects; incorporates support for new tools and applications into library services; and maintains close engagement with issues relating to digital technologies, such as repository development, inclusive design practices and accessibility standards, and project management methodologies like Agile.

To apply for the position, please go to the Digital Services Librarian application page


Senior Graphic Art Designer

  • Salary Range:  $68,120-$85,000, commensurate with experience
  • Best Consideration Date:  November 10, 2022.

The Senior Graphic Art Designer conceptualizes, plans, develops, organizes, supervises, and produces a comprehensive and coordinated graphics program using up-to-date computer hardware and software and other specialized equipment. The position serves as the senior graphic designer; collaborate with internal stakeholders to design and produce engaging on-brand visuals; manage print and digital signage in Libraries facilities; coordinate services for outsourced printing and production; hire, train, and supervise student designers, photographers and videographers; manage the departmental visual identity and creative asset library; and ensure the accessibility of Libraries communications.

To apply for the position, please go to the Senior Graphic Art Designer application page










Background Check Notice

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.

Vaccination Requirement

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Verification of Credentials

Upon the request of the University, Appointee agrees to have sent to the University, upon its request, certified copies of any transcript(s) reflecting the award of degree(s) listed as received on the Appointee’s curriculum vitae.  Appointee further agrees to provide to the University, upon its request, evidence of employability as required by the United States Immigration Laws.  Appointee agrees that the employment of Appointee is terminable by the University if at any time Appointee fails to provide such evidence.

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