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Staff/Faculty Positions

Head, Learning Commons (Open Rank)

Position number: 102697

  • Closing date: October 2, 2019

Reporting to the Director of User Services & Resource Sharing (USRS), the Head of Learning Commons will work creatively and collaboratively with partners inside and outside of the Libraries to oversee the development and delivery of services in support of student learning. The incumbent will supervise Terrapin Learning Commons and John & Stella Graves Makerspace staff in McKeldin Library, assess and continually improve their services and operations, and coordinate events and tours within these spaces. Additionally, they will collaborate with other University Libraries Commons and the Teaching and Learning Services unit to offer services and programming, innovative learning spaces, and the integration of media and emerging technologies across the Libraries

To apply, please go to the the Head of Learning Commons application webpage.


Systems Analyst (Contingent II)

Position number:  124955

  • Closing date: September 23, 2019

The Systems Analyst is primarily responsible for configuring, deploying, and monitoring University of Maryland Libraries’ server-based applications across a wide range of services, including web site delivery, content management, digital collections, digital preservation, and enterprise infrastructure. These include locally developed and third-party applications, in support of the UMD Libraries and the broader University of Maryland research and learning communities.

The Systems Analyst will work closely with both developers and systems administrators to ensure Libraries’ applications are highly-performing, highly-available, and fault-tolerant. During the first year the successful candidate will both learn our traditional RedHat Linux based server environment and help lead our transition to a Docker deployment environment. This includes transitioning increasingly more complex and important services to Docker and selecting the orchestration tools and strategies.

The Systems Analyst will utilize automation and monitoring tools to ensure highly-available systems. The candidate will also participate in the Libraries’ change advisory board by discussing and documenting system and applications changes as well as their deployment procedures. On rare occasions the job requires emergency response for critical systems outside standard work hours.

To apply, please go to the Systems Analyst application webpage.


IT Desktop Support Assistant (Contingent II)

Position number: 125275

  • Closing date:  September 17, 2019

Serve as a member of the User Services team within the Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) of the University of Maryland Libraries supporting the libraries of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI). Provide IT services and support for workstations in a networked environment. Support all aspects of User Services team responsibilities including customer service/help desk functions as well as administrative functions including but not limited to inventory control, Terrapin Learning Common (TLC) needs. This is a detail-oriented technical position to assist with maintenance of the services provided by the UM Libraries Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS). The position is assigned to the User Services department and as such has a strong customer service component.

To apply, please go to the IT Desktop Support Assistant application webpage.


Library Service Supervisor

Position number:  102744

  • Closing date:  September 9, 2019

This position oversees daytime operations of the Library Services Desk in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL), which includes supervising hourly desk students, billing, reserves, circulation, reference, scan and deliver and ILL services, library opening procedures, maintenance and troubleshooting of public computers and equipment (e.g., scanners, copiers, and printers), and related functions.

To apply, please go to the Library Service Supervisor application webpage.





For all open positions at the University of Maryland, please go to the UMD's jobs site

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