[Metadatalibrarians] Job Post: Discovery & Metadata Coordinator/Librarian

Donna Rose dkrose at ualr.edu
Thu Nov 30 10:31:19 PST 2017

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Discovery and Metadata Coordinator/R97034

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 (R97034). The Discovery &
Metadata Coordinator provides leadership, mentoring, and supervision for
and serves as head of the Discovery & Metadata Team. This team is
responsible for providing an excellent user discovery and access experience
while supporting a range of services including e-resources, metadata, and
library systems. The team is an important and innovative component of the
university's library and archives division (Collections and Archives) as
part of a unit named Technology and Digital Initiatives (TDI). Under the
supervision of the Director of TDI, this position leads a team of 3
librarians and 2 FTE staff to promote access to and discovery of library
and archival resources as well as to collaborate with personnel across the
division and university. The position will oversee staff training and
performance evaluations, foster an environment that supports professional
excellence, advocate for resources, plan and manage projects and personnel,
as well as build and maintain relationships. This position holds a 12-month
faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure.

Little Rock is Arkansas’s capital city and center of government, commerce,
education, and arts and culture. The city is listed as one of America’s Top
Ten Best Value Cities (trivago.com), ranked #1 is “America’s 10 Great
Places to Live”(Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine), and named one of
America’s “Five Secret Foodie Cities” (Forbes Travel Guide). Rich in
history, the city is also home to future-oriented ventures like Heifer
Village (imagine a world free of hunger and poverty) and the new Technology
Park (a 21st-century idea factory). With a mild climate and a variety of
scenic experiences, Little Rock offers outdoor adventures for runners,
bicyclists, campers, or just the occasional walk along the river trail.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Library/Information Science
from an ALA-accredited school or approved terminal degree.

Preferred Qualifications:  Three or more years of experience in management
positions in an academic library; experience with implementing new library
trends and technologies

Application materials must be submitted through the online application
system. Additional information about this position and application
requirements are available under the Careers link on the Human Resources’
website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/  Incomplete applications will
not be considered. http://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/6811

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.

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