[Metadatalibrarians] Position announcement: Metadata Librarian Georgetown University
sel44 at georgetown.edu
Mon Jun 2 14:54:30 PDT 2008
*Metadata Librarian - Washington, D.C.**
*The Georgetown University Library seeks a Metadata Librarian to manage
and coordinate activities relating to metadata production for digital
materials acquired or held by the University Libraries.
***Responsibilities:* The Metadata Librarian coordinates or participates
in digitization projects in the planning and implementation of metadata
provision for digital resources; formulates, implements and documents
Library's policies, procedures, and best practices for use of metadata;
performs original cataloging and complex copy-cataloging of library
materials in all subjects and formats; coordinates the collection of
usage statistics within the Technical Services department; and
participates in library and university-wide initiatives as required.
*Requirements*: Masters in Library or Information Science from an
ALA-accredited program or combination of equivalent degree and
experience; minimum of 2 years experience working with metadata in a
digital library environment; demonstrated ability to develop, execute,
and assess a successful digital project; experience with one or more of
these metadata standards and trends: Dublin Core, VRA Core, EAD, MODS,
XML and XML technologies. Knowledge of AACR2, MARC, LC Classification,
LCSH and national cataloging standards desirable.
*Salary/Benefits/Rank: * Salary commensurate with experience.
Comprehensive benefits package including 21 days/year paid leave;
medical; TIAA/CREF; tuition assistance. This is a 12-month,
Academic/Administrative Professional (AAP) appointment.
Apply online at*
http://www.library.georgetown.edu/employment/index.htm*. Review of
applications begins immediately and continues until filled.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer
Head, Original Cataloging and Metadata Services
Washington, D.C. 20037
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