Working Title: Metadata Analysis Librarian
Job Number: 512845
Job Description: The Metadata Analysis Librarian is an entry-level position that focuses on the creation, maintenance, analysis and enrichment of metadata representing the Library’s collections. The Librarian also works on high priority, unique projects, such as: analysis of themes relevant to diversity, inclusiveness, and equity within the Library’s collections; recommendations for increasing the ability of the Library’s collections in service of its most marginalized communities; and development of policy to enhance the accessibility of metadata creation processes. The Librarian is expected to communicate effectively about projects with colleagues and the professional community.
Graduate of an ALA-accredited master’s degree program in library and/or information science or early career information professional or related field
Professional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Evidence of strong analytical and problem solving skills;
Working knowledge of at least one metadata creation and editing tool (e.g. OpenRefine);
Familiarity with at least one non-MARC metadata standard (e.g. Dublin Core)
Experience working with metadata in a digital library environment;
Familiarity with or knowledge of Linked Data;
Excellent time management and ability to successfully handle multiple priorities;
Effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously;
Ability to establish and build collaborative working relationships with a wide range of people;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment.
Demonstrated commitment to service;
Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity;
Familiarity with archival descriptive standards (especially DACS) and/or encoding standards (especially EAD and EAC-CPF);
Demonstrated skills with tools for data manipulation, such as Open Refine, XSLT, or a scripting language such as Python or Ruby.
Must have background Check
How to apply for this job: Applications must be submitted online at https://careers.pageuppeople.com
Quick Link: http://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/512845/metadata-analysis-librarian
Employee Category: Administrative & Professional
Percent Employment: Full-time
Pay Range: $52,000
Work Location: Blacksburg, VA
Review Date: 3/12/2020
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