Head, Metadata & Cataloguing Services

Full time

Created: July 31, 2017
Waterloo, ON
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Description

The University of Waterloo Library is seeking a Head, Metadata & Cataloguing Services

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian, Research & Digital Discovery Services (MCS), the incumbent will lead the department of 15 staff in transitioning to providing a variety of metadata services to meet a range of discovery needs while continuing to support MARC-based descriptive cataloguing. The Head, MCS provides vision and leadership, strategic planning and management for all of the operational activities of the Metadata & Cataloguing Services department including the Holdings Maintenance and Inventory Control unit and the Cataloguing & Metadata unit. The Head, MCS works collaboratively to lead the development of metadata services in evolving digital and physical environments. The successful candidate will have a clear vision for the future of resource discovery and access.

The University of Waterloo Library is a member of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL). The incumbent will work with OCUL libraries as we transition towards enhanced collaboration on a shared library platform through the OCUL Collaborative Futures project<http://ocul.on.ca/projects/collaborative-futures>. The Library is a member of the Tri-University Group (TUG), along with member libraries at the University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University, serving a combined student population of over 76,000, combined holdings exceeding 5 million, and combined budgets exceeding $45 million. The Tri-University Group manages shared technology and a remote storage facility, and enables collaborative projects across the three library systems.
For more information see: https://partnershipjobs.ca/jobs/6819 or feel free to contact me. Deadline for assured consideration is August 11, 2017.


Last updated: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 04:19 UTC

How to apply

Contact:

Alison Hitchens
Acting Associate University Librarian, Research & Digital Discovery Services
University of Waterloo Library
ahitchen@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567 x35980


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Published: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 04:19 UTC