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Staff/Faculty Positions

Streaming Media Specialist (Library Services Specialist)

  • Salary Range:  $40,487 to $48,584, commensurate with experience
  • Closing Date:  02/09/2022

Provides streaming media reserves to UMD users. Processes reserves in Sharestream and Ares, with an emphasis on streaming media reserves. Performs duties including the delivery, access, encoding, transcoding, and captioning of streaming assets. Provides general expertise in digital conversion. Ensures compliance with U.S. Copyright Law and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Provides guidance and instruction to library support staff and student assistants performing tasks related to streaming media reserves. Provides assistance to UMD Libraries’ users and communicates with staff at other libraries.

To apply, please go to the Streaming Media Specialist application page


Assistant University Archivist (PTK, Open Rank)

  • Salary Range:  $42,000 to $52,000, commensurate with experience and ranking
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Best date of consideration:  02/21/2022

The University Archives serves as the collective memory of the University of Maryland, from the granting of the charter for the Maryland Agricultural College on March 6, 1856 to the present day. Established by the University of Maryland Libraries in 1972, the Archives is the official repository for all of the university’s permanent records and actively gathers administrative files, university publications, photographs, audiovisual materials, faculty papers, theses and dissertations, and memorabilia that document all aspects of campus life.

To apply, please go to the Assistant University Archivist application page.


Collection Development Strategies Librarian (Open Rank)

  • Salary Range:  $52,000 to $75,000, commensurate with experience and ranking
  • Closing date:  01/30/2022

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 rightsizing 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.

To apply, please go to the Collection Development Strategies Librarian application page.




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.

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.


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 Tiffany Rogers at or 301-405-9249.