Visual Resources Metadata Librarian

Ithaca, NY
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Salary: $67,000-$73,000
Created: June 12, 2024


Cornell University Library seeks a Visual Resources Metadata Librarian as a member of the highly collaborative Metadata Design and Operations unit, which is based in Cataloging and Metadata Services. The Visual Resources Metadata Librarian’s focus is to facilitate the discovery and use of digital images for research and education, while ensuring that diversity and inclusion are guiding factors in our metadata practices. As a member of the cross-departmental Digital Consulting and Production Services (DCAPS) team, this position has consultation, project management, and metadata production oversight components. The Visual Resources Metadata Librarian will work simultaneously on various metadata projects, collaborating with staff throughout Library Technical Services (LTS), Information Technology, various special collections units, as well as other campus partners to enhance access to the library's digital collections.

The Visual Resources Metadata Librarian will have support to actively participate in local, national and international discussions relating to description, management, and contextualization of visual resources; further, the Visual Resources Metadata Librarian will apply these discussions to CUL's research and development efforts.

We welcome candidates from a variety of backgrounds. We want you to have at least some familiarity with visual resource metadata, and enthusiasm for building more experience on the job. If you enjoy collaborating with others to ensure metadata practices for multidisciplinary visual collections meet the needs of research, educational, and community needs, we would love to talk with you.

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Last updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 19:21 UTC