DescriptionThe University of Virginia Library seeks a Metadata Integration and Delivery Specialist for Metadata Management Services. The University of Virginia Library is place of infinite possibility! We are looking for high energy, innovative professionals with integrity and a strong work ethic. We seek individuals who are not afraid of taking risk and have the proven ability and/or potential to get positive results, manage change, and collaborate with others effectively. We want creative professionals who possess a keen and deep understanding of what it takes to continuously improve and maintain a major academic research library.
Metadata Management Services facilitates access to library managed content, participates in partnerships to share expertise and provide innovation in data management, and engages fully in the mission of the University of Virginia. Reporting to the Metadata Librarian, the Metadata Integration and Delivery Specialist supports that mission by collaborating with colleagues within and outside of the department and Library to determine and document best practices and workflows for non-MARC metadata creation. This position is charged with finding creative, collaborative and sustainable solutions for providing and managing metadata for a variety of physical and digital resources. This position will also have responsibility for describing resources in a variety of formats, following local and national standards. The employee in this position is encouraged to be current with the community of practice for non-MARC metadata and stay abreast of developments within the broader field of information organization.
Required: Bachelor’s degree. Experience with library metadata standards and application, and demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively across groups to achieve objectives. Demonstrated ability to create metadata according to established rules and standards. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Preferred: Master of Science in Library Science or related field.
To Apply: Complete a Candidate Profile, attach a cover letter, cv, and contact information for three professional references through Jobs@UVA (Posting #0613248). For assistance with this process contact Charlotte Albright (email@example.com), Library Human Resources Generalist at (434) 243-3509. Review of applications will begin December 6, 2013.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
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Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 17:13 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:44 UTC