Collection Services and Metadata Librarian

San Diego, CA, US
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Created: March 14, 2017


Job: IRC22735
Job Title: Collection Services and Metadata Librarian
Location: San Diego, CA, US
Organization Name: Copley Library

Brief Description:
The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual for a new library faculty position as Collection Services and Metadata Librarian. The successful candidate will manage daily operations for firm and standing order acquisitions, cataloging, and authority control in Copley Library and will provide metadata expertise for digital initiatives.

Detailed Description:
Reporting to the University Librarian and working under the direction of the Head of Technical Services, the Collection Services and Metadata Librarian is responsible for supervising two staff positions in the Technical Services Department. He/she manages the acquisition and receipt of firm and standing orders in digital or print format for Copley Library. As Copley Library’s metadata specialist, the Collection Services and Metadata Librarian provides oversight for the cataloging of digital and print monographic, audiovisual and other non-serial materials. Duties also include performing original cataloging on a variety of formats and subject areas; collecting and analyzing data and statistics of monographs and audiovisual resources for budgeting and reporting; coordinating authority control and database maintenance; staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to metadata, digital and print monographs publishing, and audiovisual format developments; serving on relevant library and university committees; and participating in professional organizations that focus on acquisitions and cataloging. This position serves as a liaison to one academic department. This is a 12-month tenure-track library faculty position.

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