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Job: Digital Materials Metadata Assistant at California State University, Northridge

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Digital Materials Metadata Assistant
California State University, Northridge
Los Angeles

CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching,
scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for
all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of
innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN actively encourages qualified
candidates to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student
population as well as a commitment to maintaining an inclusive work
environment.

  
About the University

Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest
universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding
bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in
awarding master's degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number
of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN's 171
academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for
excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher
education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest
international student population of any U.S. master's level institution.
Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San
Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-
class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities
recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university
that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

  
Major Duties

Under general supervision, the Digital Materials Metadata Assistant analyzes
digitized and digital materials and enters metadata according to best
practices using digital asset management systems. The incumbent adds and/or
edits existing metadata across multiple collections; updates records within
various content management databases, including CONTENTdm and Archon, to
connect digitized resources with associated physical collections; encodes
finding aids in Encoded Archival Description (EAD) and submits EAD-encoded
finding aids to the Online Archive of California (OAC); oversees the work of
student employees assigned to metadata tasks as needed; assists in entering
metadata according to best practices using the campus digital repository
platform ScholarWorks; and works with CSUN Institutional Repository personnel
to ensure metadata adheres to local cataloging needs; assists with adaptive
cataloging of library materials on Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and
the Library's catalog system using standards; edits Machine Readable
Cataloging (MARC) records on OCLC and/or Library's catalog system using
standard bibliographic reference tools; creates disc images, runs integrity
checks and redactions, and exports accessions reports for archival processing
staff by using digital forensics hardware and software for the acquisition of
born-digital archives; works on special projects and performs other duties as
assigned.

  
Qualifications

Four years Library Assistant experience with GED or equivalent OR three years
Library Assistant experience with two years of college OR two years Library
Assistant experience with a Bachelor's Degree in job related field required.
Experience using CONTENTdm or similar system and web interfaces required.
Knowledge of VRA, METS, MODS, PREMIS schemata and XML preferred.

  
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Thorough knowledge of and ability to interpret overall library policies and
procedures and an in-depth knowledge of library operations, policies and
procedures pertaining to assigned functional area, including a solid
understanding of individual work functions and the ability to adapt work
procedures. Working knowledge of library collection and its organization, as
well as classification schemes. Demonstrated expertise in creating and
correcting bibliographic records. Thorough knowledge of external on-line
databases, system and resources, including the ability to perform complex on-
line searches. Thorough knowledge of institution's and library's policies and
practices associated with the ethical use of and access to library and on-line
resources. Working knowledge of national standards pertaining to library
operations, including a thorough knowledge of institutional standards
pertaining to copyright and intellectual property protection and the ability
to interpret and apply them, as well as explain them to patrons, to ensure
compliance. Demonstrated expertise in using library automated system(s),
especially subsystem(s) pertaining to the functional area, including database
maintenance. Ability to investigate and research more complex problems,
including analyzing and interpreting information. Ability and specialized
skills to: analyze resources and apply standards and best practices used in
the description and maintenance of digital materials; experience with the
creation of metadata using the Dublin Core schema; experience with EAD;
familiarity with MARC21 format and with controlled vocabularies and name
authorities such as the LCSH, TGM, and AAT; experience using CONTENTdm or
similar system and web interfaces; work independently and with attention to
detail; work as part of a team within complex workflow, and contribute to a
positive and productive environment. Candidate must possess good oral and
written communication skills.



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