Metadata Librarian

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Created: December 6, 2013


The Consortium Library at the University of Alaska Anchorage seeks an energetic, well-organized, and service-oriented individual to provide leadership and direction in metadata and metadata practices in cooperation with varied stakeholders. The successful candidate will serve as a primary resource for UAA's portion of ScholarWorks @ UA, University of Alaska's DSpace Institutional Repository (IR), and will describe, manage, expose, and share with users the library's growing local digital collections. The position engages in authority control processes to provide intellectual control over the application of personal names, place names, and subject headings as a component of the metadata process. The librarian should enjoy working collaboratively as part of a team while at the same time be able to work efficiently and effectively as an individual. This is a year-round tenure-track, faculty position with a 9 plus 3 month contract. This position reports to the Head of Technical Services.

Salary and benefits: Minimum salary of $65,000 annually. Attractive benefits including retirement program, insurance, tuition remission, vacation, and holidays.

Review of applications will begin January 6, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

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(I work in this library and have lived in Anchorage for 4 years; also, I am *not* on the hiring committee. So please feel free to ask me any questions you might have about the job, the library, or life in Anchorage!) -- Coral Sheldon-Hess @web_kunoichi


Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 11:15 UTC

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