Cataloging/Metadata Librarian

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Created: August 29, 2013


Lehigh University Libraries, in Bethlehem, PA, has an opening for a full-time Cataloging/Metadata Librarian to assist with several new, exciting initiatives including the implementation of an institutional repository (hosted in bepress's Digital Commons) and an open source online library system (Kuali OLE). This position is responsible for cataloging and creating metadata for scholarly resources in all formats and for providing quality bibliographic access to scholarly resources in library systems. The position requires in-depth knowledge of MARC standards and AACR2, as well as familiarity with new and forthcoming tools and initiatives, such as RDA and BIBFRAME. The candidate must have 3-5 years of experience with complex-copy and original cataloging. Batch cataloging is a growing responsibility and a strong cataloging background will aid in quality control but should also be accompanied by a knowledge of batch processes and tools available to accomplish these processes, such as MarcEdit.

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Salary range: mid to upper 40s

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. AA/EEO employer, minorities encouraged to apply.

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