Title: Digital and Metadata Services Librarian
Location: Paseo Verde Library
Announcement #: 0902-13
Applications accepted through: 3:00 pm on 02-01-13
Salary and Benefits: $21.07 - $32.42 per hour (staff currently work a 36-hour
schedule); this position is non-exempt. Hiring level will be based on
experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, HDPL
pays100% for employee and 82% for employee plus dependents. In addition, HDPL
offers paid short and long term disability insurance, long term care, PERS
membership, tuition reimbursement, Section 125 plan (health and dependent care
reimbursement), a flexible schedule, and generous vacation, sick, holiday and
personal leave plans.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited
college or university required. Knowledge of metadata and archival encoding
standards, including but not limited to EAD, MARC, XML, and Dublin Core.
Familiarity with copyright issues, digital rights, digital preservation and
technical metadata. Background in developing digital initiatives such as
archival projects or database-backed dynamic websites, knowledge of current
Web technologies for digital content delivery. Experience with SimpleDL
preferred but not required. Experience in traditional cataloging standards and
practices using MARC, AACR2/RDA, LCSH and Dewey classification preferred but
not required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Successful candidate will display evidence of initiative, creativity and
resourcefulness and a demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative
Job Description: Create, edit, and maintain digital archives and metadata for
the District. Represent the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Services Department
on district-wide committees. Serve as the District's liaison to community
organizations. Manage the physical archives, which include photographs,
negatives and print publications. Stay abreast of current digital standards
and train staff on any changes. Perform original cataloging of all types of
library materials. Occasionally work on public service desks conducting
reference interviews with library users in person or by telephone. May serve
as person in charge of department or building in the absence of a supervisor.
Position may require use of personal or library vehicle on library business.
Other related duties as assigned.
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