The Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon is seeking applicants for a
full-time Cataloging/Metadata Administrator position. This position supervises
eight professional and para-professional catalogers who provide bibliographic
description and classification, according to library standards for new books
and other library materials to ensure that new materials are added to the
library collection in an accurate and timely manner. This position administers
the integrity of the online library catalog by keeping authority records for
authors and subjects current and accurate. The Administrator keeps up-to-date
with national metadata standards and schemas and is responsible for
interpreting and adapting those for local purposes. This position provides
leadership by developing and managing responsive methods of bibliographic

Requires three years of experience as a professional cataloger in a large
library, including original, electronic resources, and copy cataloging. One
year of experience in digital library standards, including PREMIS, MODS, METS,
DublinCore, MARC and RDA. One year of experience directly
supervising library staff is highly desirable.

Must possess a Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited
college or university with major course work in library science is required.

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