Two Librarian Positions – Maryland

Position: Instruction/Reference Librarian
Location: Prince George’s Community College – Largo, MD

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Instruction/Reference Librarian

We are seeking an energetic, innovative and experienced librarian to oversee and participate in the development, management, marketing, delivery and assessment of the information literacy program and reference services. Building upon an existing instructional program, a successful candidate will: collaborate with faculty to identify the information needs of students and develop curriculum using appropriate library resources; develop, design, implement and maintain general and course specific instructional materials; evaluate, learn, and infuse new technologies into classroom and online instruction; coordinate with the e-learning librarian to integrate resources into online courses; support and train library faculty in teaching techniques and the use of instructional technologies; and lead in the assessment of student learning outcomes.

Full-time, 37 ½ hours per week, 12 month, tenure-track faculty position. Occasional evening and weekend hours, as the teaching schedule requires. Documentation of experience and performance required by teaching a sample 20-30 minute information literacy lesson using one general and one subject database during the interview and providing proof of curriculum and/or course material development.

Position: Data Services Librarian (Open Rank)

Location: University of Maryland Libraries – College Park, MD

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Data Services Librarian (Open Rank)

The incumbent reports to the Manager of Digital Programs and Initiatives (DPI), serves as the technical lead to develop and design novel, sustainable data services throughout all stages of the research data lifecycle, and supports the collection, description, storage, and analysis of data acquired or generated by researchers. S/he serves as the expert on technology and tools to support researchers and partners as they manage, analyze, share, communicate, and preserve their research data. S/he must collaborate closely with Libraries’ staff to ensure Research Data Services are aligned with the diverse needs of a broad variety of researchers, and s/he takes the initiative to identify and support the technical needs of researchers as well as suggest improvements and new services or workflows. S/he also actively participates in programs and projects in DPI including but not limited to the institutional repository (DRUM), digital publishing, and digital collections. The incumbent’s goals should be to facilitate broad dissemination of UMD-generated researcher data on appropriate platforms as well as ensuring the UMD Libraries is preserving data as necessary and required by policy. S/he engages in technical consultations with researchers to identify needs, provides instruction in tools for data collection, description, analysis, and exploration, and coordinates closely with both technical and non-technical staff throughout UMD Libraries to deploy technical solutions for data management. S/he works across disciplinary, departmental, and divisional boundaries to forge connections between problem sites, resources, and applications. S/he is the communication hub between a variety of teams to carry out data curation projects and related programs. S/he helps cultivate partnerships and strengthen collaborations between researchers, curators, technologists, and administrators.