Metadata and Cataloging Services Librarian

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Created: December 18, 2014


The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position for a Metadata and Cataloging Services Librarian. Responsibilities include: Providing leadership and planning for the Metadata and Resource Description Unit. Cataloging includes original, contributed, and copy cataloging of all formats, authority control, database maintenance, and special projects. Develop metadata creation and ingest procedures for the institutional repository. Establish policies; develop procedures; set goals; design and monitor workflow; adopt and implement new technologies. Serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments.

Required: An MLS from an ALA accredited library school/institution (or equivalent). Required experience: cataloging and/or metadata creation using an ILS and a bibliographic utility (such as OCLC); knowledge of institutional repository mechanics, architecture, and metadata creation; knowledge of current cataloging standards; awareness of emerging trends and technologies in resource description; ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin January 5, 2015. Visit for more information and complete vacancy announcement. California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Published: Thursday, December 18, 2014 00:14 UTC

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