STEM Librarian (Open Rank)
Position #: 102700
- Opened Date: August 14, 2017
- Closing Date: September 10, 2017
The incumbent reports to the Head of the STEM Library and manages a combination of duties and expectations. The incumbent serves as STEM subject librarian, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content, Reference and Research Consulting, Teaching, Learning and Literacies, Outreach and Engagement, and Scholarly Communications and Research Data Services. Additionally, the incumbent will develop programs benefitting STEM disciplines to expand Research Commons @ STEM [http://www.lib.umd.edu/rc]. Programming may focus on issues relevant to the STEM community in the following categories: Information literacy, Scholarly communication, GIS, Maker lab, etc. STEM Libraries serve several colleges and schools, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Along with other STEM and other subject librarians, the incumbent is in a key position to help the University of Maryland Libraries define a completely new role for subject librarians — a role that will allow 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. The expected start date for this position is January 2018. First consideration will be given to candidates with backgrounds in the physical sciences and engineering, but candidates with all academic backgrounds are welcome to apply.
For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/53869.
Digital Collections Developer (Programmer, Contingent I)
Position #: 8140353
- Opened Date: August 14, 2017
- Best date of consideration: August 28, 2017
The University Libraries are collaborating with a local radio station on a Broadcast Content Management Pilot, which aims to explore how to create a cost-effective and scalable set of processes, tools, and services to manage access and preservation for audio digital assets generated by broadcasting organizations. The four primary deliverables of the pilot are: 1) Create a reliable, scalable, and auditable ingest and submission interface for administrators and end users; 2) Implement digital preservation services to ensure that no content is lost or altered from the state it was in at the time it was received from the sender; 3) Develop a user interface to facilitate discovery, delivery and rights management of media content; and 4) Conduct cost-benefit analysis and business assessment of the application.
For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/53914.
University Archivist (Librarian (Open Rank))
Position #: 102629
- Opened Date: July 21, 2017
- Closing Date: September 4, 2017
The University Archivist/Special Collections Librarian is responsible for the University of Maryland collection group within SCUA and collaborates with other curators in the division to provide overall direction for reference services, accessioning, arrangement, description, preservation, cataloging of manuscript and archival materials, instruction, and outreach. The University Archivist builds, maintains, interprets, and provides access to the University Archives and assesses collection needs, establishes priorities, and represents the collection area to the University of Maryland community and external organizations and individuals.
For more information and to apply, please use the following URL: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/53239.
If you have any questions regarding Staff and Faculty positions, contact Aishar Pinnock at apinnoc1[@]umd.edu or 301-405-9249.