[Metadatalibrarians] Job Ad: Discovery and Metadata Coordinator/Librarian

Donna Rose dkrose at ualr.edu
Thu Apr 13 07:49:27 PDT 2017

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Discovery and Metadata Coordinator / R99690

Collections and Archives Division

Technology and Digital Initiatives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks applications for the
position of Discovery and Metadata Coordinator/Librarian (R99690). The
Discovery and Metadata Coordinator/Librarian is a 12-month library faculty
position with rank leading to tenure. Reporting to the Director of
Technology and Digital Initiatives, the coordinator provides vision,
leadership, and innovation for the division's Discovery and Metadata Team
(formerly Technical Services), including library and discovery systems,
cataloging and metadata processes, and e-resources.

Little Rock is a vibrant city that was ranked as one of “America’s 10 Great
Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine. As the capital
city for Arkansas, Little Rock offers a variety of dining, entertainment,
and other attractions.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Library/Information Science
from an ALA-accredited school or approved terminal degree. A minimum of
five (5) years’ experience in the provision of technical services in an
academic library setting with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a
managerial or leadership role

Preferred Qualifications:  Five (5) or more years of experience in
management positions in an academic library. Demonstrated experience in
developing working partnerships with academic departments and other campus
communities. Experience with Innovative Interfaces integrated library
system (Sierra), EBSCO discovery system, WorldShare Record Manager, and
WorldShare Collection Manager.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application
system. Additional information about this position and application
requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’
website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/.  Incomplete applications will
not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.   A
criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not
disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the
requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in
a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities,
women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all
applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of
legal authority to work in the United States.

Donna Rose |Metadata Lead Librarian
University of Arkansas at Little Rock |Technology and Digital Initiatives
|Collections and Archives
501-569-8817| dkrose at ualr.edu | ualr.edu
<dkrose at ualr.edu>

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