Job Announcement: Metadata Management Librarian, University of Miami Libraries
University of Miami
The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students,
creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are
leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and
service. Come join our team!
The University of Miami Libraries seeks a creative, enthusiastic professional
for the position of Metadata Management Librarian. Reporting to the Head of
Cataloging & Metadata Services, the Metadata Management Librarian will focus
on the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of metadata across multiple
discovery platforms and library systems. This newly-defined position will
provide resource discovery expertise across a variety of formats, ensure the
quality of metadata in the resource discovery tools, develop new approaches to
metadata processes, and consult with various stakeholders. The incumbent
hires, trains, and supervises staff members related to metadata maintenance
activities and special projects.
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library and
information science program or equivalent. Two or more years with cataloging
and/or metadata experience. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging rules,
metadata schemas, standards, tools, and their applications. Knowledge of
emerging trends and practices with linked data, semantic web applications,
ontologies, BibFrame, and authority/identifier initiatives. Ability to multi-
task with various deadlines and exercise independent judgment. Demonstrated
commitment to user-centered library service and the ability to work flexibly
and creatively in a changing and fast-paced environment with a culturally
diverse population. Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as
collaboratively with diverse constituents. Effective oral, written, and
interpersonal communication skills. Potential ability to meet the University
of Miami Libraries' criteria for advancement and promotion of library faculty,
through professional development and service accomplishments.
PREFERRED: Experience with batch-loading and local editing of vendor records;
experience with XML, XSLT, macros, and/or tools for transforming metadata;
experience managing authority control processes and/or vendor services; prior
successful supervisory experience, ability to motivate staff and set
priorities, and effective organizational skills.
APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS: Acceptance and review of applications and
nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Do not apply online, position# 001537. Applications should be submitted
electronically and must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the
names of three references. Candidates will be notified prior to contacting
references. Send nominations and applications to: Jeanette Moreno HR Manager
Otto G. Richter Library University of Miami P.O. Box 248214 Coral Gables, FL
33124-0320 e-mail: [log in to unmask]
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive
benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission,
vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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