[Metadatalibrarians] Job Posting: NextGen Metadata Professional: Continuing Resources (Washington, D.C.)

J Shieh jshieh at gwu.edu
Fri Apr 29 12:20:00 PDT 2016

Dear colleagues:

The GW Libraries has an exciting position open. Please share with those 
who may be interested. Thank you very much!

/Jackie Shieh || Coordinator, Resource Description || George Washington 
University Libraries
jshieh [at] gwu.edu || http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3214-8846 /


NextGen Metadata Professional: Continuing Resources (​the ​George 
Washington University, Washington, ​D.C)​

Under the direction of the Resource Description Coordinator, the 
incumbent is a member of the Resource Description Group (RDG) and the 
greater metadata management group within the George Washington 
University Libraries. The RDG is responsible for describing and 
providing access to library collections including serial and monographic 
content in all formats.  The RDG plays an instrumental role in helping 
the Libraries achieve the objectives laid out in its strategic plan, has 
been involved in and collaborated on the next generation metadata 
development through BIBFRAME, PCC, and with colleagues worldwide.  The 
NextGen Metadata Professional has the primary responsibility for 
creating metadata for continuing resources; performing complex metadata 
revision; and is expected to write scripts (e.g. Python, Perl) for 
repurposing existing metadata, and identity management work for 
library’s collections.  The NextGen Metadata Professional is expected to 
collaborate with colleagues from functional areas across GW Libraries 
and beyond in service of the GW Community and the profession. Review of 
applications will begin April 24, 2016 and will continue until the 
position is filled.

​For full job descriptionand application process​, p​lease visit the GW 
Job site:https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/3323 

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