Digital Collections Metadata Librarian

Eugene, OR
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Salary: $58,000 - $76,000
Created: July 27, 2023


The University of Oregon Libraries is seeking a Digital Collections Metadata Librarian to provide strategic leadership and management of digital collections metadata, including consultation, design, training, and development of services and initiatives to facilitate the use of digital assets in research and education. This position provides expertise in information architecture and data modeling, data interoperability, metadata best practices, and evolving trends and technologies related to metadata in digital collections and digital projects. It coordinates the selection and implementation of relevant metadata standards, linked open data sources, ontologies, and taxonomies, and develops and documents local policies, critical cataloging methods, and workflows. The Digital Collections Metadata Librarian creates original descriptive metadata and enhances local and external authorities and controlled vocabularies to support metadata interoperability between Aviary and ArchivesSpace, DSpace, Alma/Primo, and Oregon Digital, a joint Samvera-based digital asset management system with the Oregon State University Library, which contributes assets to the Digital Public Library of America, the Mountain West Digital Library, the Orbis Cascade Alliance, Northwest Digital Heritage, JSOTR Community Collections, and Wikimedia. The position provides metadata training to individuals and groups across the Libraries, as well as faculty, staff, and students at UO, and state and regional partners.

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Julia Simic, Assistant Director, Digital Scholarship Services, Digital Production and Preservation


Published: Friday, July 28, 2023 14:29 UTC

Last updated: Friday, July 28, 2023 14:29 UTC