The Center for Research Libraries

 A recently awarded grant from the Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation has enabled the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) to continue to
expand its analysis and planning to shape a data-centered international
strategy for archiving and digitizing historical journals and newspapers.

We are seeking a creative, self directed professional with project management
& team-lead capabilities focused on achieving top-notch results and meeting
production objectives. Position involves collaborating closely with internal
database teams as well as outside partners & publishers to develop standards
of metadata capture, creation and normalization of bibliographic and holdings
data for serials and newspapers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Developing & monitoring processes for ensuring existing metadata is accurate
and complete and coordinating the augmentation of existing data as necessary

• Develop and implement a system to verify accuracy of all required data
fields in incoming records.

• Working with data sources to improve the quality of data as needed.

• Investigate opportunities to expand capability of
existing databases and opportunities in linked data environment

• Provide guidance to a team of metadata specialists and data entry personnel.

• Monitoring production to ensure project goals are met.

• Ensuring data analysis team's goals and tasks are recorded in project
management software and that team members use software to log progress or
record notes.

• Creating regular written project reports.


• Strong analytical skills, with experience analyzing dataflow, data patterns
and work flow.

• Prior project management and team lead experience.

• MLS or MLIS required

• A minimum of 3 years serials cataloging experience, CONSER level preferred

• Expertise developing and maintaining databases

• Experience using PERL, JAVA or other programming languages to normalize text
and applying API's to harvest or capture data.

• Ability to document and explain standards

CRL is a membership consortium consisting of the leading academic and research
libraries in the U.S. and abroad, with a unique and historic collection. In
addition to professional challenge and the chance to make a creative
contribution, the CRL offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefits

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Human Resources

Center for Research Libraries

6050 S. Kenwood Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637

Fax: 773-955-4545

An Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v

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