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position Announcement – STEM Librarian at University of Maryland

STEM Librarian

Position number: 121961

  • Opening Date: May 16, 2016
  • Closing Date:June 13, 2016

The incumbent reports to the Head of the STEM Library and manages a combination of duties and expectations. The incumbent serves as STEM subject librarian, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content, Reference and Research Consulting, Teaching, Learning and Literacies, Outreach and Engagement, and Scholarly Communications and Research Data Services. Additionally, the incumbent will develop programs benefiting STEM disciplines to expand Research Commons @EPSL [http://www.lib.umd.edu/rc]. Programming may focus on issues relevant to the STEM community in the following categories: Information literacy, Scholarly communication, GIS, Maker lab, etc. STEM Libraries serve several colleges and schools, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Along with other STEM and other subject librarians, the incumbent is in a key position to help the University of Maryland Libraries define a completely new role for subject librarians — a role that will allow the Libraries to be more closely integrated in the whole educational and research process at the University of Maryland.The subject librarians have vision and dynamic perspective to help shape new approaches to faculty/library relationships.