Librarian/Information Specialist – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Position: Librarian/Information Specialist
Location: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science – Solomons, MD

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Librarian/Information Specialist

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) invites applications for a full-time faculty librarian / information specialist (Librarian II/III). We are seeking a forward?thinking, dynamic leader who will help transition our library service from one focused on collection management to one which focuses on developing and delivering a range of innovative information services that facilitate the research needs of our faculty, staff and students. In particular, we are interested in candidates who combine skills to address the emerging need to identify, search and manage electronic data and information from diverse sources with traditional librarianship. As head UMCES librarian the candidate will be expected to serve as a resource for faculty, staff and students throughout the institution.

The position is based at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) in Solomons, MD. The UMCES library at CBL combines a unique, historical collection with developing information databases to support our mission of providing research to guide science?based solutions to environmental policy challenges. The core duties of the librarian include:

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