The Consortium Library at the University of Alaska Anchorage seeks an
energetic, well-organized, and service-oriented individual to provide
leadership and direction in metadata and metadata practices in cooperation
with varied stakeholders. The successful candidate will serve as a primary
resource for UAA's portion of ScholarWorks @ UA, University of Alaska's
DSpace Institutional Repository (IR), and will describe, manage, expose,
and share with users the library's growing local digital collections. The
position engages in authority control processes to provide intellectual
control over the application of personal names, place names, and subject
headings as a component of the metadata process. The librarian should enjoy
working collaboratively as part of a team while at the same time be able to
work efficiently and effectively as an individual. This is a year-round
tenure-track, faculty position with a 9 plus 3 month contract. This
position reports to the Head of Technical Services.
Salary and benefits: Minimum salary of $65,000 annually. Attractive
benefits including retirement program, insurance, tuition remission,
vacation, and holidays.
Review of applications will begin January 6, 2014 and will continue until
position is filled.
For more information and to apply, go to
(I work in this library and have lived in Anchorage for 4 years; also, I am
*not* on the hiring committee. So please feel free to ask me any questions
you might have about the job, the library, or life in Anchorage!)