Two Maryland Academic Librarian Positions

Position: Electronics Records Archivist (Librarian, Open Rank)
Location: University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:
Electronic Records Archivist

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

This position plays a leadership role in developing strategies and services for managing and preserving electronic records. The person in this role will be critical in developing the capacity for Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) to acquire, preserve and provide access to born-digital materials.

The Electronic Records Archivist will work across SCUA to develop policies and procedures for appraising, acquiring, preserving, and managing electronic records. This position will play a significant role in stewarding the permanent electronic records of departments and units within the University of Maryland and will work with them to transfer them to the University Archives. The successful candidate will serve as a consultant for campus and other select organizations on the proper management and disposition of electronic records. This position will also contribute to the development of a technical infrastructure to the support the preservation and access to electronic materials in the University of Maryland Libraries.

Position: Reference/Government Documents Librarian
Location: Earl S. Richardson Library, Morgan State University

Originally posted on University of Maryland blogMLIS.

Duties: Providing general and specific reference/information services;providing supervision and services in the library’s Government documents department; serving as a liaison to one or more academic disciplines; assisting in the development and implementation of library digital projects related to the provision of information/ reference services and instruction; writing and submitting reports; assisting the IT department with the development of an infrastructure for the dissemination of new library technologies; providing monthly workshops and “Emerging Library Technology Talks” for patrons and staff and performing other duties as assigned.

For full posting visit the Morgan State University employment website.

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