Position #: 119854
- Opened Date: November 27, 2018
- Closing Date: December 10, 2018
University of Maryland Libraries' Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) Division provides systems support and development services to the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium. The applications developer works independently and collaboratively with DSS team members and staff at USMAI libraries to develop, configure, and extend existing and new applications that address the needs of the consortium's 17 libraries. Supported applications include a mix of commercial, open source, and locally-developed systems.
For more information and to apply, please go to the Application Developer online application.
Library Services Technician (Late Night, Contingent II)
Position #: 124440
- Opened Date: November 16, 2018
- Closing Date: November 30, 2018
When Late Night Service is in operation, provides services to library users during overnight hours. Provides circulation of books, equipment, reserves, and interlibrary loan items at the Library Services Desk and Tech Desk, communicates policies and procedures to library users, enforces building access policies, and maintains physical facilities and equipment. Supervises student assistants in the provision of library and security services. Work schedule is primarily 1:00 am – 8:00am, Sunday through Thursday, during the fall and spring semesters when Late Night Service is available.
Note that this position will work a modified day schedule during winter and summer terms, when Late Night is not in operation.
For more information and to apply, please go to the Library Services Technician (Late Night, Contingent II) online application.
Collection Development Strategies Librarian (Open Rank)
Position #: 102723
- Opened Date: November 15, 2018
- Closing Date: January 3, 2019
The Collection Development Strategies Librarian will work in a highly collaborative organization to create and implement innovative approaches to providing effective stewardship of print and electronic collections. The main work will focus on gathering and managing data supporting collection development and collection assessment and making decisions about the collections based on that data. The Collection Development Strategies Librarian will have a leadership role in planning and executing deselection and transfer projects for print collections and identifying alternate formats as appropriate, as well as the right-sizing of on-campus collections in McKeldin Library, campus branch libraries and collections housed off-site. The Librarian will assist in gathering, managing, manipulating and reporting data drawn from in-house systems such as ALEPH and from a wide range of vendor supplied data and data available from external organizations. The Librarian will also serve as liaison to regional and national collections initiatives, shared print, and specialized data repositories.
- Position Description for Collection Development Strategies Librarian
- Job Announcement for Collection Development Strategies Librarian
For more information and to apply, please go to the Collection Development Strategies Librarian online application.
Metadata Specialist Coordinator
Position #: 102843
- Opened Date: November 12, 2018
- Closing Date: December 16, 2018
The Metadata Specialist Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing activities related to complex problem solving, database corrections, metadata enhancement and quality control, and advanced copy and original cataloging of collections at University of Maryland Libraries. The Metadata Specialist applies relevant national, University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI), and local policies related to bibliographic database corrections, advanced copy cataloging, and quality control in catalogUSMAI, WorldCat, the WorldCat knowledge base, Digital Collections, and various digital library systems. The incumbent will work with library resources in all subjects, in various languages, and in a variety of formats, both tangible and electronic. The Metadata Specialist maintains the accuracy of bibliographic description and holdings information and ensures discovery and access of print and electronic materials.
Reporting to the Head of Discovery and Metadata Services, the Metadata Specialist Coordinator will participate in the planning and implementation of policies, workflows, and special projects to achieve departmental goals and objectives. The Metadata Specialist manages multiple workflows from different sources and with competing priorities. The incumbent may participate in committees and group activities in the department, division, and University Libraries.
For more information and to apply, please go to the Metadata Specialist Coordinator online application
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