Metadata & Cataloging Librarian [extended search]

Created: August 2, 2016


Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Status:  $48,000 plus/year, Exempt, Full-Time, Benefited

Position Summary:

-Catalogs advanced  copy and original cataloging for digital, non-print, and print formats in many subject areas in accordance with national and local system standards; applies cataloging standards using RDA and other metadata schemas

-Assigns subject entries applying LCSH, FAST, and other vocabulary standards
-Applies classification using LCC, SUDOC, and local systems; applies and creates authority records according NACO standards
-Participate in digital initiatives or cataloging projects by applying appropriate metadata/cataloging standards or profiles for online materials, whether acquired in digital format, digitized from existing non-digital formats such as print or video or audio, or born-digital.

-Provide metadata for the University's Institutional Repository to ensure digital resources are accessible, searchable, and reliable.  Incorporate metadata relevant to the needs of the University

-Perform cataloging and database maintenance activities for item, holding, acquisitions, and serials data to ensure quality, consistency, and currency of the online library system (LS) and discovery service, utilizing  the LS and other tools to analyze and correct data and enhance user's success in finding resources

-Manage and catalog State Documents, research data collections, digital projects, or other special projects as assigned.

-Reports to and works with the Head of Acquisitions/Bibliographic Control.

-Works with other staff to provide metadata for digital resources.
-Responds to questions from staff regarding cataloging and acquisitions; participates in Library and Department planning, participates in local and external professional activities.This position will use their knowledge of cataloging and metadata principles and applications

Minimum Requirements:

-Masters in Library and Information Science or other degree

-Library Science including Cataloging; experience with metadata for digital resources, experience with online integrated library systems, additional fields of study are beneficial

-Provide 3 references

-Successful completion of a criminal history background check

Preferred Qualifications:

-Two (2) years progressively responsible experience in copy and original cataloging in multiple formats including digital resources using OCLC

-Experience with acquisitions and serials management

How to apply


Published: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 15:01 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC