Metadata Librarian

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Created: September 24, 2014


The University of Arizona Libraries' Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship (ODIS) seeks a Metadata Services Librarian/Specialist to lead in the establishment, implementation, and assessment of metadata services that support research and researchers at the UA. This newly created position will provide consulting on issues related to metadata, both externally to the campus as well as within the libraries, and will cohesively support researchers and faculty through the breadth of services provided by ODIS. This position reports to the Head, Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship.

The Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship (ODIS):
The University of Arizona Libraries' Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship (ODIS) takes innovative approaches to providing programmatic planning for and oversight of the Libraries digital collections and digitization activities, provides data management services, repository services, metadata services, journal hosting and publishing services, copyright and scholarly communications services, and geospatial services for the University, oversees the Libraries' digital preservation and digital asset management efforts, and coordinates the Libraries' strategies of activities for exposing unique and local digital collections. ODIS is active in campus-wide efforts related to scholarly activity and research data, participating in the University's Research Computing Governance Committee, leading the institution's UA Vitae effort, and collaborating with both the UA's office of research and central computing. Thru its programmatic efforts, ODIS leads and contributes to both national and international collaborative efforts to digitize, preserve and provide access to unique collections of materials.

If hired in a continuing-status track position, this position actively contributes to the library profession through research, service and scholarship, and engages in faculty governance of the Libraries and the University through service in the Library Faculty Assembly and on appropriate University committees.

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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!


Published: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 09:04 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC