Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
North Dartmouth

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library is seeking an enthusiastic
and creative individual to focus on the creation, maintenance, and enrichment
of metadata representing the library's digital, physical, and virtual
collections. The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian manages the ongoing work of
the Cataloging Department and is responsible for the cataloging of materials
in all formats, including print and digital resources. The Librarian will work
closely with colleagues to evaluate and document policies, procedures and
workflows for cataloging, database maintenance and non-MARC metadata creation
within the library. In addition, he/she will collaborate with Systems &
Digital Services, Archives & Special Collections and other departments to help
establish metadata policies and procedures for digital projects. He/she will
serve as a forward-thinking leader within and beyond Library Technical
Services on matters of resource description and metadata management. For the
complete position description please go to

Minimum Starting Salary: $55,330

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an
ALA-accredited institution of higher education or equivalent; academic library
cataloging experience and metadata creation of material in all formats,
including electronic/digital resources; experience using cataloging standards
and tools such as AACR2/RDA, MARC, LCC, LCSH, MARC21 and OCLC Connexion;
Experience in creating and editing non-MARC metadata using standards and
schema such as Dublin Core, EAD, etc.; experience with integrated library
systems or unified resource management systems, and online bibliographic
utilities; working knowledge of cataloging standards and tools including
AACR2/RDA, LCC, LCSH, MARC21, FRBR, OCLC WorldCat, and OCLC Connexion;
knowledge of one or more non-MARC metadata schemes such as Dublin Core, EAD,
METS, MODS, etc; strong problem solving skills; proven capability for managing
a variety of tasks and multiple priorities; ability to work collaboratively
and independently in a team environment; demonstrated initiative and proven
ability to learn new technologies and adapt to changes in the profession;
proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (especially MS Excel); proven
ability and willingness to share expertise with colleagues; Strong service
orientation and awareness of end user needs as related to cataloging policies
and procedures; Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with metadata issues related to the
discovery of academic resources with next-generation discovery platforms and
other web-based search engines;experience planning and implementing metadata
schema for digital collections; demonstrated effective supervisory or
leadership experience.

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