Metadata Librarian/Cataloger: Raymond H. Fogler Library at the University of
Maine is looking for individuals with a mastery of traditional cataloging
standards and practices who are willing to explore and apply emerging schemes
for resource discovery; works in a highly collaborative environment.

Duties include: developing and implementing solutions using emerging schema to
ensure user-centered access to all resources; tracking developments on
metadata standards; original cataloging of a wide variety of formats including
born digital materials, media and maps with contribution to national
utilities; participation in training and support activities for cataloging

Required: Typically has the education associated with an
ALA-accredited MLS and some professional experience or an equivalent
combination of experience and education; knowledge of metadata and cataloging
standards schema such as Dublin Core, AACR2, RDA, LCSH and a national
bibliographic utility such as OCLC; previous experience cataloging materials
in print and electronic formats ; experience with web page development;
excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated successful
experience in working independently and as part of a team.

Preferred: Experience with Innovative Interfaces' Millennium information
systems; experience with tools related to the loading and integration of MARC
records; experience digitizing and providing access to special or archival

The University of Maine is the Land Grant University and Sea Grant College for
the State of Maine. It is the flagship institution of the
University of Maine System, offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral
degrees. The University of Maine has approximately 11,300
students and 728 faculty. The Raymond H. Fogler Library has
a collection of more than a million volumes and a staff of 24 professionals
and 45 support staff. The library uses the INNOPAC integrated system and has
developed Mariner, a digital library. It is a Tri-State
Regional Depository and a full patent depository.

This is a 12 month, full-time position with a projected starting salary range
of $40,461-$45,000 and an excellent benefits
package. More information regarding the job description may
be found at Review of applications will begin
immediately. Send letter of application, resume, and the
names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references
to Karen Stewart, Office of the Dean of Libraries, 5729 Fogler Library,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5729 or [log in to unmask]

The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
The University website is: On January 1,
2011, UMaine became a tobacco-free campus. Information
regarding UMaine's tobacco-free policy is online at Appropriate Background
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