Three Positions – Maryland

Position: Resource Development/e-Learning Librarian
Location: Prince George’s County Community College – Largo, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland iSchool MLS listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

Prince George’s Community College, an achieving the dream community college, with a diverse population of more than 44,000 students representing 103
countries throughout the world seeks a Resource Development/e-Learning Librarian.

The Resource Development/e-Learning Librarian will coordinate the evaluation, selection and purchase of print and media resources, teach
online using a learning management system, conduct reference interviews on the reference desk service as well as teach face to face Information literacy instruction.

This position also coordinates the archival digitization process using CONTENTdm.

Full-time, 37 ½ hours per week, 12 month, faculty position with 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 during the interview. Proof of curriculum and/or course material development for classroom and/or online
instruction required.

Position: Online Content Specialist

Location: Computercraft – Bethesda, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland iSchool MLS listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

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Computercraft seeks a highly skilled individual to perform comprehensive review of electronic submissions to the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) digital archives. The successful candidate will work to ensure that data files accurately represent the original content – full text as well as figures, tables, etc. To learn more about NLM’s free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences literature visit

The successful candidate will work onsite at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with experts from NIH’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Job Responsibilities

Process content and load to database using web based tools and UNIX scripts.
Check accuracy and integrity of source data and online presentation of content.
Conduct data analysis and troubleshoot errors; coordinate with appropriate personnel to solve programming and content-related issues.
Track incoming content and the progress of work on multiple projects in development or production stages.
Answer helpdesk queries from users.
Serve as a liaison between authors and/or publishers and the NLM.

General Qualifications

Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree (MLS preferred).
Two years’ experience in publishing or library science environment.
Familiarity with online publications, specifically electronic journals or books.
Positive attitude; displays flexibility and patience in a high-volume work environment.
Comfortable managing multiple projects at once.

Required Skills

Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information effectively to publishers, developers, and data providers.
Ability to conduct data analysis and work with developers to implement solutions.
Ability to work with complex, detailed information.
Knowledge of XML and/or HTML.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
At least one item from the “Desired Skills” list.

Desired Skills

Experience managing production workflow of an online publication.
Expertise with electronic image formats (TIFF, GIF, JPEG, EPS, PNG) and with image creation software (for example, Adobe Photoshop).
Experience editing journal or book content or in journal or in book production.
Experience with UNIX/Linux in a data production environment.

To apply for this position or learn about other Computercraft job opportunities, please visit the Careers section of our website:

Computercraft offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity for a positive work life balance with a standard 40 hour work week and the chance to work with accomplished professionals at NIH/NCBI.

Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer.

Position: Data Visualization Analyst

Location: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory – Laurel, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland iSchool MLS listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

Introduction: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Data Visualization Analyst.

Job Summary: Perform data analysis and apply data visualization techniques to present business information and highlight different perspectives on key business decision areas.


Work collaboratively with project teams, end users/stakeholders to understand business objectives and requirements. Leverage analytics and visualization tools to present information in a way that drives fact based decision making. Develop analytical reports and represent large, complex sets of data through visual representation.
Generate, validate, and maintain analytical reports and visualizations from a variety of sources in support of IT Operations and applications. Develop new deliverables as needed based on operational requirements and following best-practices for documentation and delivery. Analyze operational data to identify trends, issues, and opportunities to improve customer satisfaction and IT operational efficiency. Make recommendations based on findings.

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics, Computer Science or related technical field.
• Experience with reporting, data management, or data analytics and visualization using market leading commercial and open source tools, including standard and ad-hoc reporting.
• Ability to develop strong working relationships within teams and across the organization.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience presenting to multiple audiences (e.g., technical and non-technical, executive)
• Basic IT competencies, including familiarity with relational database technologies and query (e.g., SQL)
• Experience with large data sets, ability to write/execute SQL queries to extract, review and understand data leveraged by business partners
• Knowledge of visualization/dashboard design techniques for data analysis and presentation.
• Creative thinker; strong analytical, multitasking, and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of data science best practices, stemming from proven experience. Data driven problem solver.

Desired Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or related field.
• UI programming, data analysis and/or software development experience
• Previous project or team leadership experience.
• Advanced knowledge of tableau, R, etc… connecting to multiple data sources

Special Working Conditions: Occasional weekend and other after hours work required to handle and/or complete critical project/work-related business needs.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Primary Location *United States-*Maryland-*Laurel
Schedule Full-time