Head, Metadata Services 
Emory University

Head, Metadata Services (Emory University, Georgia)

Reporting to the Head of Emory Libraries Technical Services, the Metadata
Services Librarian directs the goals and assignments of staff responsible for
metadata creation and cataloging (MARC and non-MARC) at all levels, in all
formats and for all collections, and promotes a collaborative and cohesive
work environment. This position regularly consults with managers in
acquisitions and e-resource management to optimize productivity and
collaboration contributing to continuous process improvement in technical
services operations. She/he will provide staff with
opportunities for advanced training and learning skills in metadata
description and access to keep pace with Emory Libraries' Digital Library
Program. The Librarian is responsible for implementing and integrating
metadata creation, e-book and e-resources management into evolving workflows
supporting the ongoing digitization of local resources. The incumbent will
coordinate projects for non-MARC metadata from digital collections,
supervising and training staff to contribute metadata supporting institutional
repositories and discovery methods enhancing access to content for library
users. She/he collaborates with librarians and staff
throughout Emory Libraries to establish and document relevant policies and
procedures to ensure efficient workflows supporting discovery of the library's
print and digital content in ALMA. The Librarian supervises
one manager and four catalogers and serves as the unit head for Metadata
Services with programmatic responsibility for functional areas and overall
supervision of technical services staff and students.

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Application Procedures

Interested candidates should review the applications requirements and apply
online at [

Applications may be submitted as Word or PDF attachments and must include:
Cover letter of application describing qualifications and experience; Current
resume/vita detailing education and relevant experience; and On a separate
document list the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 3
professional references including a current or previous supervisor

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