Drew University Library seeks an innovative, collaborative and
forward-thinking librarian to provide leadership for metadata services as
well as expertise cataloging materials for Drew’s renowned Methodist
collections.  The Lead Metadata Librarian and Methodist Cataloger
coordinates cataloging workflow and works with colleagues in the Library
and the General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist
Church to plan, implement and assess metadata strategies that improve
discovery of resources in all formats. This is a Library Faculty position
with collection development and university service responsibilities.

*Required: *
·         MLS from an ALA-accredited program
·         Strong working knowledge of current bibliographic standards
including AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, and MARC and non-MARC metadata
·         Experience cataloging serials
·         Experience working with OCLC or other bibliographic utility and
an ILS, preferably SirsiDynix
·         Demonstrated ability to analyze workflow, establish procedures,
effectively communicate them, and assess results
·         Minimum 3 years experience in an academic or research library
·         Solid interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to
work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial environment

·         Working knowledge of RDA and FRBR/FRAD
·         Experience working with vendor services such as authority control
·         Supervisory experience
·         Familiarity with digital repository software and experience with
providing metadata for digitized content
·         Familiarity with The United Methodist Church and related
denominations in the Wesleyan tradition

A detailed position description is available at

To apply, please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae along
with the names and email addresses of three references to [log in to unmask]*
.  *The application deadline is August 9, 2013.  To enrich education
through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with
Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful applicant must be
legally able to work in the United States.
Dorothy Meaney
Director for University Planning and Assessment
Head of Collection and Metadata Services, Library
Drew University
36 Madison Ave.
Madison, NJ 07940
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