[Metadatalibrarians] Job Posting: Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian at University of Minnesota

Stacie Traill trail001 at umn.edu
Thu May 14 12:48:44 PDT 2015

University of Minnesota Libraries, Twin Cities

Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian

The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks a motivated, energetic, and
collaborative professional to serve as Cartographic & Monographic Metadata
Librarian. The ideal candidate provides intellectual access for
cartographic resources and monographs held by the University of Minnesota
Libraries, including the John R. Borchert Map Library, by performing
original and complex copy cataloging in accordance with local and national
descriptive and encoding standards, or obtaining suitable vendor-supplied
catalog records.  The position will design, implement, and manage workflows
for original and copy cataloging of cartographic resources. Metadata
librarians work with the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in
coordinating metadata projects, training and mentoring support staff within
the unit, and writing documentation. The Cartographic & Monographic
Metadata Librarian will also participate in Libraries-wide efforts, such as
digital library metadata development.  The librarian will also contribute
to the profession through research, publication, and professional
engagement, as he or she works toward continuous appointment status. This
position reports to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in the
Data Management & Access Department.

Required Qualifications include an American Library Association accredited
Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent combination of
advanced degree and relevant experience, and one to three years original
cataloging experience, applying current standards and systems including
AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject
Headings, and OCLC Connexion and library management and discovery systems

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. For complete description and qualifications, and to
apply, go to http://z.umn.edu/ulib334.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Stacie A. Traill
Data Management and Access
University of Minnesota Libraries
160 Wilson Library
309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 624-1501
trail001 at umn.edu

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