Coordinator, Metadata Technologies

Full time

Created: July 2, 2019
Blacksburg, VA
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Description

*Rank: *Lecturer
*Posting Number: * AP0190230

*Position Summary:*
The Coordinator, Metadata Technologies conceptualizes and plans descriptive
frameworks to support discovery, access, and use of library collections and
services. This position will coordinate implementation of the technical
workflows and infrastructures which ensure that metadata used in and
created by the Libraries are interoperable between systems, support
adoption of technologies related to creation and use of metadata, and
enable standardization of descriptive metadata practices across formats.

*Required Qualifications:*

- Master’s Degree in Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, or
relevant combination of education and experience;
- Experience working with METS and PREMIS;
- Experience working with metadata in a digital library environment;
- Familiarity with or knowledge of Linked Data, RDF, and JSON-LD;
- Prior professional experience working in an academic research library;
- Familiarity with the workflows and practices associated with library
digitization projects;
- Excellent time management and ability to successfully handle multiple
priorities;
- Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
- Demonstrated ability to work autonomously;
- Ability to establish and build collaborative working relationships with a
wide range of people;
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a collaborative team
environment.

*Preferred Qualifications:*

- Familiarity with archival descriptive standards (especially DACS) and/or
encoding standards (especially EAD and EAC-CPF);
- Demonstrated skills with tools for data manipulation, such as Open
Refine, XSLT, or a scripting language such as Python or Ruby.

*Employment Conditions:* - Must have a criminal background check.

*How to Apply for this Job: *Applications must be submitted online at
www.jobs.vt.edu. The application package needs to include a resume, cover
letter addressing the candidate’s experience with the responsibilities
associated with the position, and the required and preferred
qualifications, and names of three (3) references and their contact
information. Review of applications will begin as received and continue
until the position is filled.

*Employee Category: *Administrative and Professional Faculty

*Appointment Type: *Regular

*Percent Employment: *Full-time

*Pay Range: *Minimum $62,000 dependent on qualifications
and experience

*Department: *Library

*Work Location: *Blacksburg, VA

*Work Schedule: *8am-5pm M-F or as assigned

*Posting Date: *06/25/2019

*Job Close Date: *07/28/2019


Last updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 21:47 UTC

How to apply

Contact:

Andrea L. Ogier (she/her)
Director, Data Services
University Libraries
Virginia Tech
alop@vt.edu
(540) 231-9255
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alop@VT.EDU


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Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 21:47 UTC