Metadata Librarian

Edinburg, TX
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Created: July 26, 2017


The UTRGV Library is hiring! We’ll be filling several important positions come Fall 2017. Join us in building a library for the 21st Century. The Rio Grande Valley has a rich cultural heritage, low cost of living, and blossoms with new opportunities. If you’re a librarian with a passion for education, creative ideas, and a willingness to relocate, UTRGV is the place for you!


Metadata Librarian

• Identifies and oversees the creation and maintenance of descriptive, technical, and preservation metadata for the UTRGV Library, its digital collections, and its institutional repository.
• Creates, enhances, and performs quality control on non-MARC metadata for digital collections while adhering to local policies and international metadata standards and best practices.
• Responsible for training and oversight over the work of individuals involved with cataloging/data input for digital collections.
• Works with library and university departments to streamline ingestion of collections and automate metadata workflows.
• Audits existing digital collections and participates in migration of legacy digital collections to new platforms, ensuring compliance with established metadata standards.
• Serve as a liaison to internal and external research partners on collaborative metadata projects.


How to apply


University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539

Digital library Dublin Core MARC standards METS Metadata Object Description Standard Metadata


Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 19:10 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 19:10 UTC