Hi Everyone,

I'm posting this for a colleague. If you are interested, please contact Abby McDermott below. This position is local to the DC Metro Area.



Subject: New UMCP iSchool research center is looking for a part-time Web systems administrator - apply today!

The Information Policy and Access Center (iPAC) within the University of Maryland, College Parkís College of Information Studies has an immediate need for a qualified, part-time:

Systems Administrator/Data Manager:

The ideal candidate will be a reliable team-player and problem solver who exhibits great attention to detail and organizational skills. The applicant should also have experience with Web frameworks (i.e. php, mysql, ruby on rails, django) and both programming (i.e. php, python, ruby) and scripting languages (i.e. perl, python), as well as relational database design. This position will be expected to support the centerís various Website development initiatives, including the newly launched center Website (, so a proficiency in Drupal or php or mysql is desired. An interest in data management as well as server (LAMP stack) administration and version control systems is desirable. Past experience working with various APIs and statistical software (R and SPSS) is beneficial, but not required.

Part-time position (approx. 20 hours/week); compensation dependent on experience. Graduate students, qualified, reliable undergraduate students, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

More about iPAC:

iPAC is the result of a merger between two existing College of Information Studies research centers: the Center for Library and Information Innovation (CLII:; and the Center for Information Policy and E-Government (CIPEG: This new, merged center will focus on the fields of information policy, equity of access, under-served populations and diversity, and cultural institution studies as applied to academic, public, school, and other libraries; museums; and archives.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Abby McDermott: [log in to unmask]

Application deadline: Fri.  Sept. 2, 2011