Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

Full time

Created: March 13, 2015
Baltimore
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Description

he University of Baltimore's Langsdale Library is seeking a librarian with cataloging experience to fill a newly-created Cataloging and Metadata Librarian position.

Responsibilities include performing original and complex contributed cataloging for physical and electronic/online materials in all formats, including print and electronic monographs and serials, audiovisual materials, digital objects, University theses and dissertations, and emerging formats supporting our curriculum including games.

The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will assign call numbers and subject headings using the Library of Congress system; apply traditional and non-traditional metadata for library collections in all formats; and apply existing and emerging national standards including MARC, RDA and Dublin Core in order to provide access to and facilitate discovery of library materials for students, faculty, and staff.

The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will assist the department head in evaluating new methods of obtaining catalog records, in developing and information framework for new digital collections and platforms, and in planning for the creation of metadata to provide access to digital materials.

The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will actively participate in library, University System of Maryland library consortium, and university faculty committees and advisory groups.

Required Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree in library/information science. One year of post-master's degree or paraprofessional cataloging experience in an academic, public, or special library. Proficiency with MARC, AACR2/RDA, and Library of Congress classification and subject headings. Experience with an integrated library system and OCLC Connexion. Awareness of current issues and trends in cataloging and metadata. Knowledge of non-MARC metadata standards such as Dublin Core. Ability to work independently and with others in a collaborative team environment. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Commitment to continuing professional development and participation in professional activities and organizations.

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