Metadata and Collections Librarian

New York City
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Created: September 24, 2014


 The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is seeking applicants for the position of Metadata and Collections Librarian.

This position plays an active role in the ongoing work of the Technical Services team and is responsible for cataloging material in all formats including digital resources and special collections material. This position will work closely with colleagues to evaluate and document policies, procedures and workflows for cataloging, database maintenance and non-MARC metadata creation within the library.  In addition to metadata creation and maintenance, this position will participate in the selection of print and digital material for Watson library, and serves as the point person for the management of the Robert Lehman Library.  This librarian will participate in additional library initiatives including reference, digitization, instruction, social media, and assessment.
See for a complete description of the position and of the Museum libraries. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating how they satisfy the requirements, a resume, and the names of three references to the following e-mail address: with the subject line “Metadata and Collections Librarian


Published: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 14:33 UTC

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