Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
University of Baltimore
he University of Baltimore's Langsdale Library is seeking a librarian with
cataloging experience to fill a newly-created Cataloging and Metadata
Responsibilities include performing original and complex contributed
cataloging for physical and electronic/online materials in all formats,
including print and electronic monographs and serials, audiovisual materials,
digital objects, University theses and dissertations, and emerging formats
supporting our curriculum including games.
The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will assign call numbers and subject
headings using the Library of Congress system; apply traditional and non-
traditional metadata for library collections in all formats; and apply
existing and emerging national standards including MARC, RDA and Dublin Core
in order to provide access to and facilitate discovery of library materials
for students, faculty, and staff.
The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will assist the department head in
evaluating new methods of obtaining catalog records, in developing and
information framework for new digital collections and platforms, and in
planning for the creation of metadata to provide access to digital materials.
The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will actively participate in library,
University System of Maryland library consortium, and university faculty
committees and advisory groups.
Required Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree in
library/information science. One year of post-master's degree or
paraprofessional cataloging experience in an academic, public, or special
library. Proficiency with MARC, AACR2/RDA, and Library of Congress
classification and subject headings. Experience with an integrated library
system and OCLC Connexion. Awareness of current issues and trends in
cataloging and metadata. Knowledge of non-MARC metadata standards such as
Dublin Core. Ability to work independently and with others in a collaborative
team environment. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills. Commitment to continuing
professional development and participation in professional activities and
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