Jobs at the UMD College of Information Studies

About the College

Founded in 1965 and located just outside of Washington, D.C., the University of Maryland (UMD) College of Information Studies is a top-ten ranked research and teaching college in the field of information science. The college’s faculty, staff, and students are expanding the frontiers of how people access and use information and technology in an evolving world – in government, education, business, social media, and more. The College of Information Studies is committed to using information and technology to empower individuals and communities, create opportunities, and ensure equity and justice.

With a history of activism, the College of Information Studies continues today to champion accessibility, diversity, inclusion, and democratization of information. Our faculty, staff, and students, who come to us from over 49 countries, create a welcoming and encouraging environment. Diversity and inclusion is central to the mission of the college and is seen across courses, research, scholarship, events, and community development. Learn More

46 Active Research Grants
2 ACM Fellows
2 LJ/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Awardees
5 NSF or IMLS Career Grants

Open Positions

*Positions are open until filled. You may submit an application after the best consideration date if the position is still listed below.



Position Description Link to Apply Best Consideration Date
Assistant Professor

The Department of Government and Politics (GVPT) in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) and the College of Information Studies (iSchool) at the University of Maryland, College Park, invite applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level. These positions are open to applicants from any fields within political and information sciences that apply data science concepts and methods in their work. GPVT and the iSchool particularly seek candidates whose scholarship and teaching interests address important social science problems in the fields of American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Politics, and Political Methodology that intersect with Information Science.

Adjunct Lecturers

Seeking information studies practitioners to join our faculty team, bringing their hands-on industry experience into our classrooms.




Position Description Link to Apply Best Consideration Date
Facilities Project Manager
The Facilities Project Manager manages construction projects from design through construction and closeout; develops project scope, project budgets, and program statements; coordinates the activities of the design team, architects, engineers, and consultants throughout the project. LEARN MORE & APPLY 7/20/22
HR & Administrative Operations Program Specialist
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: communication, application review, and appointment setting with prospective hires; assisting with orientation events for new teaching assistants; collecting information on teaching assistant performance; maintaining spreadsheets, records, and pulling reports (training provided); assist with monitoring the HR email inbox. LEARN MORE & APPLY 7/20/22
HCIM Program Coordinator A College of Information Studies (iSchool) Graduate Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the program-specific strategic development and regular operations of one or more graduate programs within the College. They work closely with Graduate Student Services and Graduate Program Support staff, providing the program-specific expertise, knowledge, and contacts necessary to support the students and faculty. LEARN MORE & APPLY 7/13/22
Website Design & Content Coordinator The University of Maryland College of Information Studies seeks an innovative and proactive Web Design & Content Coordinator. This position will be responsible for updating and maintaining the design and content of the college’s website. The Web Design & Content Coordinator will maintain and improve the appearance, accessibility, and usability of the college’s website, including proactively identifying opportunities for website improvements and coordinating with the IT unit on the development and implementation of design-related elements. LEARN MORE & APPLY 7/13/22
Assistant Director of Information Technology (IT) This position is responsible for managing the college’s IT Services Group to provide essential infrastructure, systems, and services to support the administrative, education, and research activities of the college. Primary duties include the management of IT development projects; oversight of IT operations; management of IT spending and contracts; and management of the IT services team and associated personnel. LEARN MORE & APPLY 6/15/22

Diversity Statement

The UMD College of Information Studies strives to be a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming environment. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people who identify as members of underrepresented, underserved, and/or marginalized communities.

Note: If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please notify the college’s HR Team at

EEO/AA Statement

UMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; all qualified applicants, including veterans and people with disabilities, will receive consideration for employment. UMD is actively engaged in recruiting, hiring, and promoting underrepresented communities. Please read the entire UMD Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement of Policy

Title IX Non-Discrimination Notice

UMD does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities. Specifically, Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in UMD programs and activities, including with respect to admission and employment.