Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian, University of Minnesota

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Created: May 14, 2015


University of Minnesota Libraries, Twin Cities

Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian

The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks a motivated, energetic, and collaborative professional to serve as Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian. The ideal candidate provides intellectual access for cartographic resources and monographs held by the University of Minnesota Libraries, including the John R. Borchert Map Library, by performing original and complex copy cataloging in accordance with local and national descriptive and encoding standards, or obtaining suitable vendor-supplied catalog records.  The position will design, implement, and manage workflows for original and copy cataloging of cartographic resources. Metadata librarians work with the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in coordinating metadata projects, training and mentoring support staff within the unit, and writing documentation. The Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian will also participate in Libraries-wide efforts, such as digital library metadata development.  The librarian will also contribute to the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, as he or she works toward continuous appointment status. This position reports to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in the Data Management & Access Department.

Required Qualifications include an American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience, and one to three years original cataloging experience, applying current standards and systems including AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and OCLC Connexion and library management and discovery systems

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For complete description and qualifications, and to apply, go to

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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