Head of Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

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Created: March 2, 2015


The University of New Hampshire Library seeks a dynamic, innovative librarian with solid cataloging and metadata experience to head the UNH Library Metadata and Cataloging Unit. The incumbent has primary responsibility for providing leadership in a unit actively engaged in the transformation of our skills and workflow to meet evolving trends in information organization, discovery, and access.

The position provides strategic and innovative leadership of cataloging and metadata services; monitors contractual vendor services; and ensures that library information resources are rapidly and accurately described in the Libraries’ discovery systems.  The incumbent will be a leader in the selection and implementation of a new integrated library system that incorporates the emerging Bibframe architecture and linked data.

Reporting to the Dean of the University Library through the Library Faculty Chair, this is a 12-month, tenure track faculty position with appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications; the successful candidate will be expected to meet the University reappointment, promotion, and tenure requirements.

The minimum salary will be $72,320 for the rank of Assistant Professor with a competitive benefits package.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of over 15,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.


Published: Monday, March 2, 2015 14:40 UTC

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