[Metadatalibrarians] Systems & Discovery Librarian, University of Arizona

Erik Radio radio.erik at gmail.com
Fri Sep 1 10:43:27 PDT 2017

The University of Arizona Libraries’ Delivery, Description, and
Acquisitions department seeks a dynamic and service-oriented professional
to lead the Libraries’ discovery efforts and facilitate the integration and
maintenance of the Library Services Platform in collaboration with relevant

Under the direction of the Delivery, Description, and Acquisitions
department head, the Systems and Discovery Librarian/Specialist plays a
significant role in the management and development of the Libraries’
discovery environments. The incumbent will provide vision, leadership, and
creative thinking to manage and improve discovery of and access to analog
and digital content through a wide variety of activities (including
configuration, metadata analysis, maintenance, and enhancement).

The Systems & Discovery Librarian/Specialist will play a pivotal role in
the Libraries’ implementation of Alma and Primo, primarily in providing
leadership with Primo, but also through their expertise in diagnosing,
troubleshooting and solving problems pertaining to the LSP, remediation
projects, and metadata standards.

This is a continuing-status (equivalent to tenure), academic professional
position. Depending on experience, candidates may be hired at either the
Assistant or Associate rank, and as continuing-eligible or with continuing
status. Incumbents are members of the General Faculty of the University of
Arizona and are entitled to all accompanying rights and privileges granted
by the university and the Arizona Board of Regents. Retention and promotion
are earned through achievement of a record of excellence in position
effectiveness, scholarship, and service.

For more information, see here: https://uacareers.com/postings/21135

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