Metadata and Catalog Librarian

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Created: December 7, 2012


•Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library program
•Relevant practical experience with MARC and non-MARC metadata in a library environment
•Experience with XML-based standards such as Dublin Core, EAD, VRA Core, MODS, METS, and PREMIS
•Knowledge of current bibliographic standards, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, and catalog management procedures/techniques
•Working knowledge of OCLC cataloging utilities, local integrated online library systems, and digital management systems
•Strong commitment to service
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, using correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation
•Strong organizational skills demonstrated by the ability to direct multiple tasks and projects
•Ability to interact effectively with a diverse campus population

•Experience with the XSLT language
•Knowledge of RDA and FRBR/FRAD
•Experience with DSpace and CONTENTdm
•Working knowledge of a foreign language (modern European language preferred)
•Familiarity with archival practices and digitization workflow
•Knowledge of Semantic Web concepts and linked data
•Recent professional or paraprofessional experience in an academic institution

•Provide leadership and support in metadata creation, maintenance and enhancement for digital resources in collaboration with the Digitization Projects Group
•Develop approaches to ensure the quality and consistency of metadata in core library systems; includes authority control and management of controlled vocabularies
•Transform metadata among different formats and integrate metadata from a variety of sources
•Maintain quality and application of metadata standards and develop collection-specific guidelines
•Perform original and complex copy cataloging of web-based resources
•Collaborate with other catalog librarians in developing workflows and guidelines for current and emerging digital formats, such as ebooks, ejournals, databases, etc.
•Train appropriate personnel in web-based resource cataloging and metadata assignments
•Keep current with trends, innovations and best practices affecting library metadata and digital collections
•Fulfill scholarly and professional expectations as described in the University Policy on Academic Professionals
•Serve on university and library committees as requested
•Assist Cataloging & Metadata Unit Leader in the leadership and overall direction of the unit

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by January 21, 2013.

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