UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND LIBRARIES
TITLE: Coordinator (Digital Libraries Developer)
CATEGORY: Exempt Staff, Full-Time
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Exciting opportunity to help build a dynamic program in digital
collections and research at the largest university library system in the
Washington DC-Baltimore area. The UM Libraries serve the College Park
campus, the flagship of the 13-member University System of Maryland. See
http://www.lib.umd.edu/ for more information.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This new position will support the office of Digital
Collections and Research (DCR) http://www.lib.umd.edu/dcr. The success
of this initiative depends on the development of a technical
infrastructure based on open source software, including Fedora and
Lucene, integrated with vendor products such as Helix. The successful
candidate will work to support the creation of a framework for the
development and support of digital library collections and initiatives.
The successful candidate will work as part of a team that includes
curators, metadata specialists, web designers, a project manager, and
other IT staff. This position will be managed by the Assistant Dean and
Head of Digital Collections and Research (DCR).
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelorís degree in Computer Science or
related field with two years relevant experience or MS in Computer
Science or related field and at least one year work experience.
Demonstrated ability to program in Java and significant experience
working in a UNIX/LINUX environment. Ability to work collaboratively and
to set and manage priorities in a team environment. Service oriented
with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications are preferred. For full
consideration, submit cover letter, resume, and names/addresses of three
references by September 28, 2007. Applications accepted until position
is filled. Send resume to Guadalupe Fernandes, [log in to unmask] or by
mail to Guadalupe Fernandes, Library Human Resources, Room 6115 McKeldin
Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-7011.
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The University of Maryland is an EEO/AA Employer. Minorities and women
are encouraged to apply.
Susan Schreibman, PhD
Head of Digital Collections and Research
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301 314 0358
Fax: 301 314 9408
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